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

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

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Wingham CPR 
1969. Ed Emery


  1. NEW PAGES: The Schomberg & Aurora Railway, Glossary of Common RailwayTermsThe Lake Simcoe Junction Railway 
  2. NEW PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Upper Canada Railway Society and its publications 
    Currently up to Issue 422 (Dec 1984). Before 1980 there are many gaps that I hope to fill in. I now have all (courtesy John D. T
    hompson, former UCRS newsletter co-editor) newsletters from 1980 to the end of publication in 1998 at Issue 570, which I will scan to this page. It is a time-consuming process, and this page will be "under construction" for some time. Donations of earlier publications for the purpose of recording on this page would be much appreciated. Please Contact Me
  3. NEW ARRIVALS: Carl Riff's Railway History Diaries  Latest batch posted: January 2, 2020.
  4. UPDATE: Ontario Railway Stations Gallery - A to Z completed 2019 (Postcards & Historical). More pending.
  5. UPDATE: Ontario Railway Stations Gallery- A to Z completed 2019 (Post WW II). More pending.
  6. UPDATE: Canadian Rail:  Now with a complete Subject Index, allowing search by major topic.
  7. IN THE WORKS: The Lindsay, Bobcaygeon & Pontypool Railway


Recently Available:
Dining With Canadian Railways Volume 1 - Canadian Pacific Chinaware
The First Spike - the early railways, tramways and roads of eastern Ontario
Speed Graphics and Steam 1958 volume II

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

Bytown Railway Society Publications
Canadian Trackside Guide 2019  - SOLD OUT

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.