Steam in Northern Ontario

Steam in Northern Ontario documents operations on the CNR Northern Ontario District mainline from the Don Valley in Toronto to the Lake Superior region. Behold Mikados and F-units hauling manifest freight through remote territory patrolled by school cars. Watch bullet-nosed Mountains with the solid green heavyweight cars of the Continental wend their way across a landscape of lakes, streams and evergreens as far as the eye can see. Explore the switching operations of Consolidations handling pulpwood, lumber, coal and paper against a backdrop of log booms and pulp and paper mills between Longlac and Port Arthur. Travel behind a Pacific aboard an all-night local passenger train, an express extra or a weekly mixed. Observe the connections with the Ontario Northland at North Bay and the Algoma Central at Oba. From section houses and water tanks at remote sidings to the coal docks, roundhouses, icing platforms and division point stations at South Parry, Capreol, Foleyet, Hornepayne, Jellicoe, Nakina and Armstrong, this is single track mainline operation at its finest.

Steam in Northern Ontario is out of print, but will be the second of the nine volumes released as an eBook.

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