In my sparse railway video collection,I have a VHS tape entitled “Last Train into Fredericton”. This was produced by Digital World Productions, of Manawagonish Road, Saint John. Digital World was (is?) a store selling used musical instruments, CDs, and computer stuff. I have no idea why they made this video but I’m glad they did.
Back in October 5, 2000, someone* caught several brand-spanking new BC Rail locomotives being shipped through Ontario. These GE-built C44-9W locomotives were the last new locomotives purchased by BC Rail before its absorption into CN. * regretfully I do not know who the photographer was The five locomotives were 4651, 4650, 4654, 4653 and 4652, … Read more
I love doing “railway detective work”. People will ask me what route an ancestor may have taken when they came to Canada, so I dig into my timetable collection and investigate. Sometimes I will acquire a photograph and try to figure out where it was taken. I bought this photograph of three CN MLW RSC-14 … Read more