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Steam Encounters in Ontario - July 1954

February 03, 2021

Steam Encounters in July 1954 VIDEO

I lost count after a while with the email responses to last week’s post (which shared half a dozen Jim Guerin colour pictures of CNR and CPR steam and diesel in southern Ontario)—I think they numbered around 80. Thank you kindly for those responses! I’m only through about half of them, trying to answer back personally to many of them. So if you posed something to me and you haven’t heard from me yet, bear with me please.

A new video showcasing July 1954

I thought you would enjoy this little video story I composed around a few Jim Guerin images taken in southwestern Ontario during July 1954. The video is embedded here (just click on it to play it):

Stocks are running low!

If you’re collecting our various issues and missed Speed Graphics and Steam 1958! vol. 3 as yet, there are only 41 copies remaining. Our stock of 2021 Canadian Branchline wall calendars (all-colour frameable images) is down to 12 copies.

Addendum: check out our title Steam Encounters in Ontario vol. 1.

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