Railway Heritage Day - St. Thomas, Ontario
The coming Sunday, August 26 is the Elgin County Railway Museum's 19th annual Railway Heritage Day from 10 am to 4 pm.
Most of their rolling stock will be outside on display for picture taking including a freshly painted "Empress of Agincourt", which is a one-of-a-kind RSD-17, ex-CP Rail diesl numbered #8921.
The museum is located in the former Michigan Central Railroad locomotive shops at 225 Wellington Street in St. Thomas. Admission is $4.00 is ages 12 and over.
To find out more visit their website at http://www.ecrm5700.org/
While in the area, visit the Port Stanley Terminal railway as well which is just south of the museum in Port Stanley on Lake Erie. Take a train ride on what was originally the London and Port Stanley Railway line. Visit their website at http://www.pstr.on.ca/ for more information.
By Russ Milland, TRHA