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From the Archive
Although the News & Events section of the TRHA website is updated almost every day to promote the ongoing accomplishments and developments at the Toronto Railway Museum, TRHA historian Derek Boles has contributed a number of historical essays on various aspects of railway history. For those readers interested in accessing them, they are listed below:

Postcards: A Window Into the Past
Destruction of Historic GTR Bridge Abutment
Rare Diagram of old Union Station
CPR Roundhouse Mechanical Staff in 1937
Toronto & Its Miniature Railways
Don Station Moves to Roundhouse Park
TH&B Diesels on the Turntable
The Evolution of Roundhouse Park
A Brief History of Mogul Steam Locomotives
Old Union Station Clock
Toronto's 1st Union Station
1990 Smoke Stack Demolition
Central Heating Plant
Pierre Berton and the National Dream
The "Toronto," the First Locomotive Built in Canada
The History of the Conboy Carriage Company
One Day at the John Street Roundhouse in 1966
An Ode to a Canadian National Steam Locomotive
The Beautiful Josephine
1941 UCRS Excursion
80th Birthday of John Street Roundhouse
Historic Roundhouse Images, July 1993
A Brief History of the Railfan Hobby in Canada
Midland Railway of Canada
Canadian Northern Locomotive Shops
CPR Agincourt Station
John C. Clarke, John St. Locomotive Shop Foreman
Dominion Express
CPR Compartment Cars
Mystery Rail Photographs
Railway Heritage Tour of Pennsylvania & New York
125th Anniversary of CPR Last Spike
Railway Stations at Christmas
Groundbreaking for Toronto's First Railway
Winter at Buffalo Central Terminal
The Watchman's Shanty

Derek has also researched and written the historic plaques that are located throughout Roundhouse Park and are mounted on the locomotives and rolling stock in our collection. While we prefer that people view these plaques while visiting the TRHC, they can be seen from the comfort of your home computer at:
Toronto Railway Museum site plaques can be seen here and here.
Locomotive and rolling stock plaques can be seen here.
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