Ottawa Area Videos

"Station Master" NFB movie about Finch, ON

Abandoned Ottawa New York Central

Forgotten Railways in Eastern Ontario

Last Steam at Bedell - 1950s

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

Toronto Union Railfanning 1987 by Colin Churcher

Updated 11 December 2022

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