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Brighton, ON

60 Maplewood Avenue.

Original Grand Trunk Ry of Canada 1857

CN Brighton Mile 241.9 Kingston Subdivision (nee Oshawa Sub.) July 1981 John Vincent

Long-closed it was sold in 1995, restored and opened by Ralph and Eugenia Bangay
as a privately-owned (open to the public) museum of railway and other local artifacts.

Closed due to age of owners at end of season 2016.
For sale May 2017. Auctioned September 2020.

Aerial view looking north. CP Belleville Sub. in foreground with CN Kingston Sub. alongside property. July 2018


Station located on original site. CN main line at far right hosts VIA passenger trains but none stop here anymore.
CNR dispatcher's telephone. Note two bird houses on pole! Looking east. May 2017

Display train in background.

Two views of a tiny portion of the vast collection. Sold at auction September 14, 2020.


CNR 2534 (Nee GTR 670) MLW 40587 9/1906. Originally displayed in Belleville from 9/1966 until 1998.
Overall view looking east. Sold 11/2018 to private collector (not open to public) near Uxbridge.

Display freight train. CN 2534 CP 404109/186520, CN 78188.

404109 acq 1998 (ex Central Ontario Railway Museum, Trenton,ON).
Machinery Material Service car. (AN 12/1962 ex 186520 blt. 9/1913)
Note addition of end door.

CN 78188 Brighton, ON August 9, 1999

(Acq. 7/1997 from Chamber of Commerce, Trenton; acq. 1993 from Doon Heritage Cross Roads, Kitchener)

Note: Caboose and box car sold at auction September 2020 to Friends of Freeman Station, Burlington.

CP 412572 Service (work) dining car ex 247192 box car built NSC 12/1929.

CP 434658 acq. 2002 Built Angus 6/1980

Sold September 2020 at auction to Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario, Smiths Falls, ON.

CP 434525 acq. 2002 Built Angus 11/1975

Sold 2021 along with property including station to Cole's Timber Mart, Brighton.


Note: Also on site flat car acq. 2000 CP 418282 ex 307566 built 5/1926.


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