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.
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.
From Frances Smith – Warren Webster – locomotive engineer on the Canadian Pacific Railroad for 48 years.
From the Gary Cooke Collection – Gary was a section man on the Canadian Pacific Railroad
From the Meldrum Family Collection – Scotty Meldrum (1921 – 1953) – baggageman, assistant agent at the Sharbot Lake station.
From Francis Dowdall – Frank Dowdall and family. Frank was a section man and section foreman at Sharbot Lake.
From Shirley Peruniak – Extra gang in front of the CPR pump house.