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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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Blyth CPR 1964
Al Paterson Collection


  1. NEW PAGES: Lindsay, Bobcaygeon & Pontypool Railway Georgian Bay & Seaboard RailwayPaul Rollinson, the train book seller
  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 
    Issues are posted between 1945 to 1966; and between 1972 to end of publication in 1998. 
    Posting between 1967 and 1971 is in progress.
  4. REVISION: Toy Train and Model Railway Tracks (formerly the Toy Train Track Museum).
  5. UPDATEMy 3-Rail Hornby-Dublo Layout, Tips and Thoughts
  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. UPDATE: Materials received for Carl Riff's Railway History Diaries (mostly wrecks) November, 2020. Wrecks posted 20 Nov.
  13. IN THE WORKS: 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  

For a listing and offer of used/out-of-print railway books, please click here.