Canadian Industrial Locomotives - Sources


Sources can be classified as follows:

Books and other published material.
Electronic Information.
Unpublished and Archival Material.
Personal correspondence.

Bytown Railway Society
Branchline - various issues

Canadian Railway Historical Association
Canadian Rail - various issues

Extra 2200 South

Andreae, Christopher
Lines of Country - An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada, Boston Mills Press, 1997

Ashdown, Dana William
Iron & Steam - A History of the Locomotive and Car Builders of Toronto, Robin Brass Studio, 1999

Bytown Railway Society
Canadian Trackside Guide, Annual publication, 1983 to date.

Clegg, Anthony and Ray Corley
Canadian National Steam Power, Railfare, 1969.

Corley, Raymond F. and William D. Edson
Grand Trunk Railway Locomotive Rosters, Railroad and Locomotive Historical Society, Railroad History 147, Autumn 1982

Dean, Murray and David B. Hanna
Canadian Pacific Diesel Locomotives, Railfare, 1981.

Dorman, Robert and D.E. Stoltz
A Statutory History of Railways in Canada 1836-1986, Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport, 1987.

Fort Erie Museum Board
A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie, 1996.

Kerr, O.M.
An Illustrated History of Montreal Locomotive Works, Delta Publications, 1979.

Kline, Benjamin F.G.
The Heisler Locomotive 1891-1941, Benjamin F.G. Kline, 1982.

Green, Mervyn T. "Mike"
Industrial Locomotives
A catalogue of Industrial Locomotives and Short Lines of British Columbia and Yukon
Canadian Railroad Historical Association, Pacific Coast Division, 1992.

Hardy, Clive
Hudswell Clarke and Company Ltd - Locomotive Works List, Thomas Aleksandr, 1982.

Helm, Norman
In the Shadow of Giants, The story of the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway, Preston House Publishers, 1996

Lacey, Peter
The Muskeg Limited - the first 80 years of the Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway, Peter Lacey, 1993.

Lacey, Peter
Tramway to the Pointe - The Winnipeg Hydro Tramway 1907 to 1996, Peter Lacey, 1996

Lavallee, Omer S.A.
Canadian Pacific Steam Locomotives, Railfare, 1985.

Lavallee, Omer S.A.
Narrow Gauge Railways of Canada, Railfare, 1972.
Long, Gary and Randy Whiteman
When Giants Fall, The Gilmour Quest for Algonquin Pine, Fox Meadow Creations, 1998

Mabboff, E.W.
Manning Wardle and Company - Locomotive Works List, Thomas Aledsandr, 1982.

MacKay, Niall
By Steam Boat and Steam Train - The Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway and Navigation Companies, Boston Mills, 1982.

MacKay, Niall
Over the Hills to Georgian Bay - a pictorial history of the Ottawa, Arnprior and Parry Sound Railway, Boston Mills, 1981.

Mackey, Doug and Paul
The Fossmill Story - Life in a railway lumbering village on the edge of Algonquin Park, Past Forward Heritage, 1999.

McQueen, Donald R.M. and William D. Thomson
Constructed in Kingston, A history of the Canadian Locomotive Companies 1854 to 1968
Canadian Railroad Historical Association, Kingston Division, 2000.

Newell, Diane
Technology on the Frontier - Mining in Old Ontario, University of British Columbia Press 1986.

Nock, O.S.
Algoma Central Railway, A and C Black, 1975.

Plomer, James and Alan R. Capon
Desperate Venture - Central Ontario Railway, Mika Publishing, 1979.
Rayburn, Alan
Dictionary of Canadian Place Names, Oxford University Press, 1999.

Rayburn, Alan
Place Names of Ontario, University of Toronto Press, 1997.

Ross, W. Gillies
Three Eastern Township Mining Villages in Quebec, Albert Mines, Capelton, Eustis, Les Productions GGC Ltee, 1996

Stanley, Wendell M.
From Swamp and Shanty, Runge Press, 1988.

Smith, Douglas N.W.
By Rail, Road and Water to Gananoque, Trackside Canada, 1995.

Taylor, Geoffrey W.
The Railway Contractors - The Story of John F. Stewart, his Enterprise and Associates, Morriss Publishing , 1988.

Tourret, R.
United States Army Transportation Corps Locomotives, Tourret Publishing 1977.

Udd, John E.
The Mines of Ottawa, - A guide to the mineral deposits of Southeastern Ontario and Western Québec.
C.J. Multi-Media Inc, Sept 1999.

Westhouse, Brian D.
WHITNEY  St. Anthony's Mill Town on Booth's Railway, Friends of Algonquin Park 1995.

Wilson, Dale
Algoma Central Railway, Nickel Belt Rails No. 1, 1977.
Wilson, Dale
Algoma Eastern Railway, Nickel Belt Rails No. 4, 1984.

Wilson, Dale
Sudbury Electrics and Diesels, Nickel Belt Rails September 2001

Wilson, Donald M.
Lost Horizons - The Rathbun Company and the Bay of Quinte Railway.

Wilson, Donald M.
The Ontario and Quebec Railway, Mika Publishing, 1984

Electronic Information

Querying Canadian Place Names
Natural Resources Canada, Geomatics Canada

Climax Locomotives

Geared Steam Locomotive Works

Shay Locomotives
On line reference and research site for Shay locomotives.

Unpublished and Archival Material

C. Robert Craig Memorial Library - Ottawa

Locomotive Builders Lists - Colin J. Churcher Collection:

  Atlas Car and Manufacturing Company, Cleveland, OH.
  Brookville Locomotive Works, Brookville, PA.
   Canadian Locomotive Company, Kingston, ON.
  Davenport Locomotive Works, Davenport, IA.
  Glover Locomotive and Machine Company.
  Lima Locomotive Works - Shay
  Plymouth Locomotive Works, Fate Root Heath Company, Plymouth, OH.
  Porter, H.K.  Pittsburg, PA.
   Vulcan Iron Works, Wilkes Barre, PA.
  Whitcomb Locomotive Works, Rochelle, IL.

National Archives of Canada
MG 31 A10 Andrew Merrilees Papers
Notebooks - Railways of Canada
Vol 6 file 59 Quebec Development Co.
Vol 6 file 68 Roberval and Saguenay Railway
Vol 14 file 20 Roster of Isthmian Canal Commission and Chicago South Side Rapid Transit.
Vol 53 files 17-10 General Correspondence

Andrew Merrilees Photo Collection Accession number 1980-149

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Mattingly collection
Stephens collection

Richmond Historical Society, Richmond, QC

Personal Correspondence and Contacts

Christopher Abbot, NF
Ken Ardinger, Port Orchard, WA
Albert Baird, Brazil
Roger Boisvert, Trois Rivières, QC
Wayne Brittain, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Peter J. Byrne, NF
John Cameron, NS
Rob Chant, NS
Dan Conlin, NS
P. Allen Copeland
the late Ray Corley, Scarborough, ON
Pete Crossley, Leeds, UK
Douglas Cummings, Burnaby, BC
Robert W. Godby, ON
Ron Goldfeder, St. Louis
Mervyn T. Green, Richmond, BC
Mark Hambly, Tamworth, UK
the late Ken Healy, Ottawa, ON
Henry, Charles
Ray Kennedy, Toronto, ON
Dara Legere, NS
Wendell Lemon, NB
Pete Kovanda, Vancouver, BC
Mark Kindrachuk, Saskatoon, SK
Peter Lacy, Winnipeg, MB
Mark Landgraf, Albany, NY
Wendell Lemon, Allison, NB
Don McQueen, London, ON
Bruce Mercer, Brantford, ON
Daniel Osborne, UK
Malcolm Peakman, Kingston, ON
Mark Perry, Dauphin, MB
Dennis Peters, Ottawa, ON
Doug Phillips, Calgary, AB
Carl Riff, Hamilton, ON
Bill Reddy, NY
Carl Riff, Hamilton, ON
Earl Roberts, Ottawa, ON
Gareth Roberts, UK
Bob Sandusky, ON
Paul Crozier Smith, Victoria, BC
Marc Simpson, Vancouver, BC
Glen Smith, NS
Conrad Steeves, NS
Michael Taylor, Hamilton, ON
John Taubeneck, Seattle, WA
the late Jay Underwood, NS
Frank Vollhardt Jr. Warren, OH
Brian Westhouse, Rexdale, ON
Dale Wilson, Sudbury, ON

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