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2005 OVGRS Opening Day

April 9, 2005 – Thanks to some pesistantly good weather, the Ironwood, Peter’s Pond and Western Railway was able to open early this year. A good crowd was on hand to watch a freight train with a couple of reefers of fresh produce, meat and beer make the first train to run.

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Blocking the train in the Firgrove yard Heading out on the mainline
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Passing the station at Bellamy Glen Hammond yard
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Over the low trestle Up Hill Siding
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Still climbing Cresting the top of the hill
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Ironwood Junction Craig Leigh at last

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