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Canadian Railroad Historical Association (CRHA)
This is the major Canadian association for railway history with a number of local chapters. The CRHA owns and operates the Canadian railway museum (Exporail) at Delson/St. Constant, Quebec.
Canadian Council for Railway Heritage
The Canadian Council for Railway Heritage (CCRH) is an organization comprised of institutional groups and individual members whose objective is to further the collective interests of the railway heritage and preservation movement.
Canadian Association of Railway Modellers (CARM)
CARM is the Canadian association dedicated to fostering fellowship among railway modellers throughout Canada. Their website is quite comprehensive in scope.
Canadian National Lines (CNR) Historical Association
Formerly known as the CN Lines Special Interest Group (CN Lines SIG), the group has now assumed the name "the Canadian National Lines Historical Association". This group is an international self-sustaining operational research and historical society that exclusively focuses on the Canadian National family of railways, and actively promotes the art of modeling them accurately.
Canadian Pacific Railways (CPR) Historical Association
Formerly known as the Canadian Pacific Railways Special Interest Group (CPR SIG), the group has now assumed the name "the Canadian Pacific Historical Association". This is a comprehensive website devoted to the CPR with a vast quantity of downloadable CPR documents available once you register at the website.
Guelph Historical Railway Association
The Guelph Historical Railway Association (GHRA) is dedicated to the preservation of railway history, especially in the Guelph area. The GHRA's main areas of focus include restoration of their artifacts; writing about the history of local railways; promoting Operation Lifesaver/Railway Safety; Organizing of excursion trains and the continued restoration and upkeep of CNR 6167.
Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway Society
A non-profit organization for the preservation of the history of steam transportation in the Huntsville and Lake of Bays area. They are dedicated to the memory of "The smallest commercially operated railway in the world" – The Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway. They are the driving force behind the operation of the famous "Portage Flyer" steam train for a pleasant and memorable train ride along one of the most picturesque routes in the Huntsville area. They operate beautifully restored vintage open-sided coaches "Algonquin" and "Iroquois" which is pulled by their 1926 "0-4-0 ST" steam locomotive. These are all original Portage Railway equipment and operate at the Muskoka Heritage Place Village ( See http://www.muskokaheritageplace.org )
Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway Historical Society
The Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway (TH&B) existed from 1892 through 1987 as a separate railway serving the Hamilton, Ontario area. This society and their website are focused on providing prototype and modeling information about the TH&B.
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