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An hour at Toronto's Bathurst Street bridge in 1957

February 26, 2023

The fourth preview video (and fifth video altogether) for Steam Through Port Credit is now up, and I invite you to watch it. In this one, we spend an hour with Jim Shaughnessy at the easternmost end of the Oakville Subdivision, near Union Station in Toronto. The date is Sunday, March 10, 1957—one week after Grand Trunk Western GP9s have taken over the passenger trains to/from Chicago:

Our introductory video (above) presents an overview of the scope of Steam Through Port Credit.


This posting is part of the background for the Steam Through Port Credit hardcover (click on the book title to go to its separate page, where you may order a copy).

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