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Play train in park. Schreiber, ON 7/21/2005 Wolf Kirchmeir

Ontario Southern

"Peg Leg"

One of the strangest railways was known as the "Peg Leg" for its monorail type of construction.
It ran between the GTR Ridgeway station 1 1/2 miles to Crystal Beach Amusement Park.
Although the park itself and its rides including a train, were around for decades the
Peg Leg was short-lived 1896-1898 not making enough money to sustain it.

147 at station.

Elevated monorail track through farm.

147 paused for photograph on farm.

Assinboine Park, Winnipeg

1867 Coal-fired live steam Crown Metal Products 1964. Still running after 54 years!

Cagney live steam at Hanlan's Point Amusement Park

Newer live steam train on Toronto Island.

Two photos of Cagney live steam engine park train in Springbank Park, London.


Gagney real steam engine hauling its train at Crystal Beach amusement park many decades ago.

Allan Herschell streamliner train.

Upper Canada Railway 2 foot gauge C.P.Huntington train.
Started September 2010 there are two loops around the Upper Canada Village
near Morrisburg, Ontario depicting pre-Confederation (1867) Canada.
There are two loops providing rides of about 15 and 30 minutes each.

U.C.R. 364 the 364th train built by Chance Rides.

B&B No.73 Centreville, Toronto Island. 7/14/1985 Tom Beckett Sr/T.A.Beckett Collection
One of two trains (2 foot gauge) still operating on Centre Island by Beasley Bros.

Riverview Park and Zoo Railway miniature (2 foot gauge) train.
Peterborough, Ontario

Charles Bryant


Photo Galleries

Alberni Pacific
Port Alberni, VI

Alberta Prairie
Stettler, Alberta

Aspen Crossing
Mossleigh, AB

BCR Royal Hudson
and other special steam.

Cowichan Valley
(formerly, Glenora & Western)
Duncan, V.I.

Fort Edmonton

Fort Steele BC

Great Canadian Railtour
see: Rocky Mountaineer

Guelph Junction Express

Halton County Radial Railway

Heritage Park
Calgary, Alberta

Huntsville Lake of Bays

Kettle Valley Steam Ry.

Okanagan Wine Train

Orford Express
Dinner train

Pinafore Park Railroad
St.Thomas, ON abandoned

Port Stanley Terminal Rail

Prince Edward County
Trenton, ON stillborn

Prairie Dog Central

Puddicombe Estate Farms and Winery

Rocky Mountaineer

Salem & Hillsborough

Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society

St. Thomas Central

Tourist Train Chaudiere-Appalaches

Waterloo Central

Waterloo - St.Jacobs

Southern Prairie

West Coast Railway Ass'n

Wheatland Express

York-Durham Heritage




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