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CN 5570 - Late 1930's

Harry Taylor Collection, photo by Walter Taylor Today’s photo comes to up via county train historian Tim Swaddling. Tim says the photo is from Harry Taylor’s collection. The photo was taken by Harry’s father, Walter Taylor. The exact date is unknown, but it would likely be late 1930’s / early 1940’s. The scene is looking northwest towards the river up the CNR /…
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Ferry Landing - c. 1915

Today’s picture is courtesy of John Stefani, who sends along this scan from his collection. A great shot of the ferry landing at the Foot of Ouellette Avenue. This card captures the changing of an era. There is a horse and buggy against the curb, and just to the right are a few cars. As John pointed out, possible built by Ford in Walkerville. A detail shot showing some ladies in their…
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Devonshire From The Peadbody Bridge - c. 1984

Photo © Al Gradwell Another picture from the Al Gradwell collection, via Tim Swaddling… This photo was taken from the Peabody Bridge looking east, towards Devonshire. The Walker Power Building is on the right. Most of the tracks are long gone, and this is an area of…
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Training Car

Photo © Al Gradwell Some more pictures from the Al Gradwell collection, via Tim Swaddling. This is car #96, according to the stories Tim passes along, this is a former CN car, painted up in this shot in the VIA colours. This car was used by VIA to train new employees. Maybe…