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Minutes of General Business Meeting February 8, 2018
The minutes of the February 8, 2018 General Business Meeting have been uploaded… Continue reading »
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2017-11-02 General Business Meeting Minutes
New Vehicles On The Layout
Kudos to Eric Potter. He has donated and placed many vehicles an other items on the layout adding to the realism and interest on our awesome scenery.
Remembering the rails: The last steam train through Lindsay
The conductor of the last steam train through Lindsay and a train historian reflect on the last days of the rail in Lindsay Read the article
Last steam train through Lindsay
Tom Pasquino of Lindsay was the conductor on the last steam train into Lindsay on May 21, 1978. Here he stands in front of a similar steam engine at Memorial Park.Kawartha Lakes This WeekByBarbara-Ann MacEachern (LINDSAY) It was a Sunday afternoon 35 years ago that the last steam engine rolled through Lindsay.
On May 21, 1978, the CN steam locomotive 6060, nicknamed a “Bullet Nose Betty” for their cone-shape smokebox door cover, stopped in Lindsay on its way from Toronto to Belleville.
Lindsay conductor Tom Pasquino oversaw the trip, alongside Toronto engineer Bob Olson. The train had been hired out for the special trip by a group of Toronto Railway Clubs.
“They would like to have the steam locomotive to pull the train,” says Mr. Pasquino of the 300 or so enthusiasts on that final ride.
“The steam locomotive was almost a living, breathing thing as it stood in the station, snorting away at you.” Continue reading »
L.&.D.M.R. makes presentation to Council
L.&.D.M.R. makes presentation to Council re Railway Heritage Centre Jan 31, 2012 ….Read all about it here.
Ossawippi Express Cars to go to Port McNicoll
Jan 20, 2012 …Read all about it here.
Railroaders Aim To Recreate Lindsay Station
The Lindsay and District Model Railroaders say getting charitable status, and public support from the city, will place its Railway Heritage Centre and train display
Read all about it here. Recreate_lindsay_station