Entries Tagged as ‘Personal’

Friday, May 4, 2007 at 7:28 am

Ottawa Central Open House

I mentioned in my entry on the Ottawa Central that there was an open house on April 28 that I was thinking of attending. Well, despite the rain, I decided at the last minute to go, and I have now posted my photos to Flickr. It was set up like a temporary rail museum, with […]

Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 9:14 am

Kemptville Toy and Train Show

I’m always surprised at just how many train shows take place within a few hours’ drive. This past weekend we stopped by the Kemptville Toy and Train Show, which takes place in Kemptville, Ontario, a bedroom community south of Ottawa. I took a lot of pictures and have put together a collection of them. Probably […]

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 7:39 pm

Visiting Train Museums — A Roundup

Photos from visits to various rail museums around the world, taken by divers hands. Nils Ferry visited the Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum in May 2005, and posted a few photos. Located in Kyoto, Japan and housed in a former train station and roundhouse, the museum first opened in 1972 and has 18 steam engines on […]

Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 4:09 pm

Canadian Railway Museum

Though its season is winding down — over the winter it’s only open weekends and holidays — the Canadian Railway Museum is an incredible place to visit. It’s just outside Montreal, on the border between the towns of Delson and Saint-Constant. (Delson is a railway town: the name is a contraction of Delaware and Hudson.) […]