My last shot of the South Simcoe steam operations on Canadian Thanksgiving Day catches 136 crossing the 7th Line south of Beeton, heading home to Tottenham on her 5th and final run of the day. 4 r... (more)
While the fall colors this far south were mildly disappointing this Canadian Thanksgiving Day we did find the odd spot, such as here on the northern outskirts of Tottenham, that had a bit of flash... (more)
Whistling for the 7th Line crossing on the return trip from Beeton to Tottenham.
A throwback to earlier times has a CP vintage "American" on ex-CN trackage about to cross under the CP Mactier Sub (behind the photographer) at 7th Line south of Beeton, Ontario. In its present re... (more)
South Simcoe Railway's gorgeous 4-4-0 Number 136 pushes an extra run up to Beeton at the 7th Line crossing.Thankfully the turnout on this Canadian Thanksgiving Day was much higher than anticipated... (more)
After the last scheduled run left Tottenham Station this Canadian Thanksgiving Day there were still 40-odd people waiting on the platform for a ride, so an extra run was quickly planned. By the ti... (more)
ex Canadian Pacific steam 4-4-0 now owned by South Simco Railway, SSR 136 heads south back to Tottenham station. Almost reminds me of shining time station or even the little engine that could. But... (more)
SSR 15 prepares to depart for its 3rd and final trip of Thanksgiving Sunday. It will back up to the end of the route, and head back facing forward. I rode this as a young kid, and had forgotten ab... (more)
Today's SSR tourist train heads south over the 10th sideroad in Tottenham on an unusually warm October afternoon.
It has been around 10 years since I have been up to the quaint township of Tottenham, Ontario. I can remember the steam train going by my Aunt's house from less than 100 feet from this spot. Sure ... (more)
A consist only a railfan could love.
SSR's 70 ton GE framed by the arch of CP's Mactier Sub bridge over 7th Line between Beeton & Tottenham.
I love this time of year! The emerging colors compliment any scene and when there's a train in it with matching colors, so much the better! Here SSR's 70-tonner hauls home the last excursion of th... (more)
SSR 703 is doing the honors while both of SSR's steamers are laid up, looking good with a nice paint job and twin plumes belching from it's soup-can spark arrestor.
South Simcoe's 1057 smokes it up as it strains to reach a breakneck 10mph on it's way back to Tottenham with the 2006 Santa Special.