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The Miniature Railway Gets a Water Tower!

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Steam engines needed water towers! In the picture at the left taken by Doug McFadgen in the 1970's, we see the water tower which was used by the John St. Roundhouse which remains today in its original location beside the roundhouse.
Our miniature railway also needed a water tower so we built one. A shown in these pictures, last Thursday we moved the tower from the machine shop to its new home near Don Station where our miniature steam locomotives will be able to replenish the water in their tenders as they too need water to produce the steam which drives them.
In the final image in the lower right, we see a G-Scale model of our Canadian National GP7 photograped in front of our full size engine. A railfan brought this model to the roundhouse allowing for this unique photo to be shot.
Posting by Russ Milland; Pictures by Michael Guy, Lance Gleich & Doug McFadgen

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