Photos

Buildings

The freight shed at Spruce with a new coat of paint on the roof and loading dock New doors replaced those damaged by years of exposure to the elements Upon hearing rumours of an American Invasion, the residents of Glen Hammond hastily built this sturdy block house. Fortunately the railway President was able to convince …

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CNR Days

Several OVGRS members enjoy running CNR motive power and rolling stock. Here are a few photos of this equipment.

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CPR Days

Several OVGRS members enjoy running CPR motive power and rolling stock. Here are a few photos of their equipment. GP-9 8520 and RS-3 8429 at Fir Grove GP-9 8520 at Glen Hammond RS-3 8429 headed for Peter’s Pond GP-9 assembling a train in Fir Grove yard Pacman! GP-9 climbing Hill Siding RS-3 at Hill Siding …

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Florida Garden Railroads

While vacationing in The Villages of central Florida, Harlan Nye took me on a tour of garden railroads in the area. Unfortunately in the excitement I forgot to takes pictures at Harlan’s. Harlan took us to visit Bob Allen for a tour of his Paradise Valley Railroad. It is a large railway of three, large, …

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Garden Railways in Britain

World traveler Terry Foley sent pictures of his friend’s garden railway in Britain. Here is Terry’s garden railway before being ballasted.

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Gas Electric Car M3

8 June 2007 – The RP&M inaugurated a new passenger service with recently purchased gas electric car M3. The M3 at Glen Hammond on the IPP&W.

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Jim Davis’s Garden Railway

Jim took advantage of this unusually mild winter and ran trains on New Years’ day 2007. Jim Davis of Kemptville, Ontario started the JP&F Scenic Railway in June of 2000. He and his son Terry laid about 75 feet of Aristo-Craft track on a bed of stone dust, 10 inches wide by 10 inches deep. …

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Live Steam

Bruce Bramah’s Aristo-Craft Mikado steaming in Craig Leigh Yard Roger Caiazza’s live steam 20th Century Limited A fine looking train Tom Bowdler’s beautiful Accucraft C-16 Doug Matheson’s live steam Shay at Craig Leigh On the trestle heading for Glen Hammond Nice smoke Coasting down the hill behind Spruce with a load of coal cars Climbing …

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Miscellaneous

One of two Hershey’s tankcars re-painted and lettered with a Brother’s P-Touch labeler after Hershey moved their plant from Smith Falls, Ontario to Mexico. OVGRS Club Members 2004 Jim Davis of Kemptville has been busy building a float for the Christmas Parade. The float features large scale trains and scenery with real potted trees. Jim …

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Montreal Live Steamers

Peter Bramah testing an unfinished FA-1 Diesel at the Montreal Live Steamers’ layout Young Bruce Bramah using an Aristo-Craft 27 MHz Train Engineer to radio-control the “Gray Ghost” Photos taken at the Montreal Live Steamers Meet in July 2008 Click here to see a video of live steam action.

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Operating Session 2009

The following is a description of a railway operating session on June 6, 2009 photographed and written by Chris Lyon. Fred Mills has a wonderful garden railway on which the Ottawa Valley Garden Railway Society runs standard gauge diesels one weekend and narrow gauge steam locomotives the next. The Ironwood, Peter’s Pond and Western Railway …

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Prototypes

Here are a few photos taken by Gord and Bud on a rail fanning trip to the southwest. Burnt bridge on the SD&AE Burnt bridge on the SD&AE Dos Cabezas Tunnel on the SD&AE to Mexico US Gypsum diesel 112 RGS Goose and mail truck CNR Super Continental CN GP-40 diesel number 9468 is working …

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Steam Locomotives

Pat’s CPR Pacific and heavyweight passenger cars Ooops! The tender on Pat’s Aristo-Craft CPR Pacific Paul’s restored 1994 vintage Aristo-Craft CNR Pacific Roger Caiazza’s scratch built Camelback Fred’s original LGB Mogul Fred’s Bachmann 2-8-0 (Connie) at Ironwood

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The IPP&W Railway

The Ironwood, Peter’s Pond and Western (IPP&W) Railway is home to the Ottawa Valley Garden Railway Society. The tour begins on the eastern end of the railway at the Craig Leigh Passenger Station. This is the rear of the station showing the passenger platforms and baggage handling area. By looking over the roof of the …

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Events 2010

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