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Group of Prospectors, One Man Holding Gold Brick

Group of unidentified prospectors, one of them holding a gold brick. Group of unidentified prospectors, one of them holding a gold brick.

  Group of Prospectors, One Man Holding Gold Brick
Flagging Equipment

The flagman's principal job was the protection of the train. His position was at the rear car of the train where he could see any approaching train...

  Flagging Equipment
Engineer John Sirman, Fireman Don Marchuk

Standing in front of the '4008' locomotive is engineer John Sirman (left) and Fireman Don Marchuk (right) of Rainy River, Ontario. These men took...

  Engineer John Sirman, Fireman Don Marchuk
Locomotive '4008'

A view of the Sante Fe, type 4008. This was the largest engine used by the C.N.R. because the trip to Rainy River and Atikokan was hillier than the...

  Locomotive '4008'
Steam Locomotive '4008' - Rainy River Heritage Museum

The famous '4008' Locomotive was built in 1916 by Dunkirk of Montreal. It was a Sante Fe type locomotive, which carried 200 pounds of steam...

  Steam Locomotive '4008' - Rainy River Heritage Museum
C.N.R. Coal Docks - Rainy River

The Canadian National Railway coal docks in Rainy River, Ontario, opened in 1901 and closed in 1960. The Canadian National Railway coal docks in...

  C.N.R. Coal Docks - Rainy River
C.N.R. '4008' Santa Fe Steam Locomotive

The focal point of the Heritage Square in Rainy River Ontario is the '4008', a 2-10-2 Sante Fe type steam locomotive built by Dunkirk in Montreal,...

  C.N.R. '4008' Santa Fe Steam Locomotive
Trackmen's Lamps

Warning lanterns were used by the trackmen to signal oncoming trains, and track conditions. A red lantern was a signal for danger. This meant that...

  Trackmen's Lamps
Presentation of '4008'

Among the bridge highlights on July 30,1960 was the presentation of the steam locomotive '4008' to the town of Rainy River by C.N.R. VP J.R....

  Presentation of '4008'
River Washout

Coloured aerial photo of C.N.R. train tracks buried in erosion caused by the heavy rainfalls that occurred in this Northwestern region during the...

  River Washout
Damage after Washout - Seine River

Aerial view of the damage to C.N.R tracks over the Seine River after a heavy rainfall. Photo was taken on June 11, 2002. Aerial view of the damage...

  Damage after Washout - Seine River
Seine River Washout

Damage to the railroad tracks was caused by heavy rainfall in the area of Rainy River-Fort Frances. Damage to the railroad tracks was caused by...

  Seine River Washout
Seine River - Aerial View

An aerial view of the damage to the C.N.R. tracks over the Seine River, June 2002. This aerial photo of the Seine River, was taken two miles from...

  Seine River - Aerial View
Aerial View of Washout

Aerial view of damage to C.N.R. tracks submerged by tree boughs and debris from overflow of the river. Aerial view of damage to C.N.R. tracks...

  Aerial View of Washout
C.N.R. Historical Plaque

On September 3,1973, a historical plaque commemorating the Canadian Northern Railway was unveiled at Rainy River. Shown from left to right-John...

  C.N.R. Historical Plaque
Rainy River

Coloured photo of the rise in river flow after the flood in June 2002, Rainy River Ontario. Coloured photo of the rise in river flow after the...

  Rainy River
Washout-Seine River Area

Aerial view of the washout of the tracks on the Seine River near Flanders Station, Ontario. Aerial view of the washout of the tracks on the Seine...

  Washout-Seine River Area
Washout Near Flanders Station

Aerial shot of flood damage caused near Flanders Station in Ontario. Aerial shot of flood damage caused near Flanders Station in Ontario.

  Washout Near Flanders Station
Aerial View of Washout

In this photo we see the damage to C.N.R. tracks, hydro lines and culverts that resulted after the heavy rainfall in June 2002. This aerial photo...

  Aerial View of Washout
C.P.R. Station, Red Rock. (1988)

Red Rock CPR station, summer of 1988. Red Rock CPR station, summer of 1988.

  C.P.R. Station, Red Rock. (1988)
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