From the CFRHS Vault

Photos donated to the Central Frontenac Railroad Heritage Society.

From the Drew family (submitted by Chris Drew) – waiting for the train in Mountain Grove, 1935. Annie Lewis and her husband, were leaving for the west after a visit home.

Standing…. John Drew, Ernest Godfrey, Ray Drew (husband of Mabel Cox…youngest Cox sister, not present), Dave Cox*, Alec Drew, John Lewis, Dorothy Williams, Josh Cox*, Marjorie Godfrey, Billy Williams, Mabel Godfrey, Beryl Godfrey, Bill McKnight.

In front….Nettie McKnight, Dolly Williams*, Annie Lewis*, Nellie Stewart*, Eliza Drew*, Maggie Godfrey*, Hattie Cox (wife of Dave), Dulcie Drew.
Marked with * siblings.

From the Wilfrid Coombe Collection – a sample from the over 300 photos in the collection.

CN Outer Station 1974

CN RoW Bypass 1974

From the Don Bedore Collection – Don Bedore was an engineer on the Canadian Pacific Railroad, Smiths Falls and this collection of photos is named after him. Joe Sproule, of Steele Road in the Tichborne area, donated this collection of CPR photos to the Railway Society in Sharbot Lake. His mother was given the photos by Don Bedore.

First Passenger Crew Out
Of Trenton, Ont – 1914

Canadian Pacific locomotive (General Motors, 1500 HP)

The wreck occurred October 11, 1953.

From Frances Smith – Warren Webster – locomotive engineer on the Canadian Pacific Railroad for 48 years.

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Inside a locomotive’s cab.

Tichborne tain

East Switch, Tichborne siding.

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New diesel – 1982 that is

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Warren Webster 2

Warren Webster – engineer

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Engine 9000 stops at Smiths Falls

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THB Diesel

Diesel locomotive Toronto Hamilton Buffalo Railroad

From the Gary Cooke Collection – Gary was a section man on the Canadian Pacific Railroad

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A trio of steam engines

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Roblindale Station – date unknown

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Kaladar Station

unknown station

Lens Station

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Smiths Falls CP Station

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CP Station at Smiths Falls

From the Meldrum Family Collection – Scotty Meldrum (1921 – 1953) – baggageman, assistant agent at the Sharbot Lake station.

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An extra gang.

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Scotty

Scotty Meldrum is on the the left. On the right is Jimmy Allen.

From Francis Dowdall – Frank Dowdall and family. Frank was a section man and section foreman at Sharbot Lake.

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From Shirley Peruniak – Extra gang in front of the CPR pump house.

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