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Port Stanley Terminal Rail

Port Stanley, Ontario

 

Parkside level crossing repair 2016.
All photos: Al Howlett

Replacing worn rail on level crossing at Parkside requring closure for a week May 9-13, 2016.
This is Highway 4 the main road between St. Thomas and Port Stanley.

OSR was the contractor using welded rail from GMD London plant track removal done by OSR.

Note the corroded rail base due to road salt and signal voltage.

Brand new HARSCO tamper.

Installing the rubber flange. Wednesday, May 11th.

Installing special clips to hold the rubber.

Ballasted and tamped track looks pretty good!

Levelling out the rock ballast on Parkside siding used to run around tourist trains.

 


Four photos of borrowed Ontario Southland's Liebherr hy-rail brush cutter. March 12, 2016
Four photos: Al Howlett

PSTR volunteers worked several weekends until March 13th. Trains to start following weekend.

 


 

L1 (ex CS&G 2003, 104) acq. 10/1982 GE 25-ton #31575 6/1952



L1 in more recent years, note ditchlights!

L2 Donald (CS&G 2001, 103) acq. 2/1984 CLC/Whitcomb 50-ton #2634 3/1950

L3 Winnie (ex GWWD 103, CNR 1) acq. 1994 GE 44-ton #28349 5/1947

L4 acq. 1997 (ex LASCO 1, nee PGE 556) 70-ton GE 30440 2/1950
Re-engined c.1985 Cummins.

L5 Albert (ex CS&G 2002, 102) Acq. 1993 CLC/Whitcomb #2410/#60811 2/1948
First Canadian Locomotive Company diesel.


THB 71 beautifully restored as privately owned summer "cottage" for PSTR principal.

Sold 7/2006 to Puddicombe Estate Farms and Winery, Winona, Ontario

Note: Much of the equipment has long been owned by principal PSTR people and volunteers
including equipment painted for PSTR

CN 78491 beautifully restored and owned by PSTR principal. Port Stanley

Note: Same owner relocated to private residence.

 


CS&G Consolidated Sand & Gravel

GWWD Greater Winnipeg Water District Ry.

L&PS Historical plaque

PSTR
official web site


 



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