Ottawa Area Videos

"Station Master" NFB movie about Finch, ON 
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Abandoned Ottawa New York Central

Forgotten Railways in Eastern Ontario

Last Steam at Bedell - 1950s

Ottawa West, Bayview, From Dayliner along Carleton Place sub.

Logging in Algonquin Park - Fassett Lumber Co.

"The Railrodder" NFB Movie by Buster Keaton
Includes Ottawa area footage

1991, February 6 - A VIA Rail Ottawa to Toronto train comes close to a head on with a CP Rail switching movement just outside Smiths Falls
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Nicola Delja's Youtube video channel has a great amount of interesting video material, much of it from the Ottawa area.  Retro Rail Media

Thurso and Nation Valley Railway 1950s-early 1960s

NFB Film Cab View from Train Entering Lebreton Flats in 1949?

The very last run on the Thurso Railway. In January or February 1987, six months after the TNVR closed, locomotive No, 12 , a flat car and Car 27 made a trip out of Thurso for a short way. This video by Colin Churcher, shows a couple of run passes and then a derailment and rerailment of the locomotive.

Dochart Brick and Tile, Arnprior 1987. Showing Plymouth locomotive.

Ottawa Area Railfanning 1987 by Colin Churcher
Ottawa Area Raifanning 1987 volume 2 by Colin Churcher.
A cab ride on a CNR freight to Brent on the now abandoned Beachburg sybdivision in February 1987. By Colin Churcher

Up the Gatineau, last run of 1201 to Wakefield.

Toronto Union Railfanning 1987 by Colin Churcher
Toronto Streetcars 1986 by Colin Churcher

Bytown Railway Society Programs
4 April 2023 Chris Granger Cornwall Area Railways
2 May 2023 Colin Churcher The Wakefield Train 1057 to 1201
Doug Wilson Th Search for Safety

The Central Counties Railway from Limoges/South Indian to Rockland

Updated 8 December 2023

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