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And if you would like some nostalgic branchline steam sound for ambience, click the play button on the player below! 

Charles at Beeton, Ont. end-of-steel 1999.
Andrea Percy photo

Charles at Beeton, Ont. end-of-steel 1999. Andrea Percy photo

Featured Ontario Railway Station 

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Milton CPR 1974
Al Paterson Collection


  1. NEW PAGES: Georgian Bay & Seaboard Railway
  2. RECENT PAGESThe Schomberg & Aurora Railway, Glossary of Common RailwayTermsThe Lake Simcoe Junction Railway 
  3. NEW PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Upper Canada Railway Society and its publications 
    Scanning of Issues between 1972 to the end of publication in 1998 has been completed.
    Scanning is now proceeding for Issues between 1958 and 1971. I
    t is a time-consuming process, and this page will be "under construction" for some time.
    Donations or loans of newsletters prior to 1958 for the purpose of recording on this page would be much appreciated. Please
    Contact Me.
  4. NEW PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTIONLindsay, Bobcaygeon & Pontypool Railway
  5. NEW ARRIVALS: Carl Riff's Railway History Diaries  Latest batch: 1960 Tripleheader article (Railways General) posted.
  6. UPDATE: Prototype Modelling Ontario "Hall of Fame" - N Scale Owen Sound CPR - Trevor Marshall's S Scale Port Rowan  
  7. UPDATE: Hamilton's Other Railway Redesign of Content, new Cardwell Jct. information.
  8. UPDATE: Trains on TV and Screen - content category redesign - additions
  9. UPDATE: Ontario Railway Stations Gallery - A to Z updated to August 2020 (Postcards & Historical)..
  10. UPDATE: Ontario Railway Stations Gallery - A to Z updated to August 2020 (Post WW II).
  11. UPDATE: Canadian Rail:  Now with a complete Subject Index, allowing search by major topic.
  12. IN THE WORKS: Toronto & Nipissing Railway - Cardwell Junction.


Hamilton's Other Railway (CRHA Book Award Winner 2002)
Yes, you can still get a copy!☺. All-time bargain - Now going for $29.95 all-in!  Click here to order.

Recently Available:

Railway Ties, 1888-1920 - Elizabeth Waterston
Steam Encounters at Montreal - Ian Wilson

Bytown Railway Society PublicationsCanadian Trackside Guide 2020 

For details re the above and other books, please go to What's New in Publications