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Lindsay to Gelert, 1959.

Posted by Sean Trofin
This is a video of the railway I'm modelling, and from the same time period. This family is travelling from Lindsay to Gelert (in central Ontario, about 1.5 - 2 hours north-east of Toronto). The title the poster made is incorrect; the last passenger train ran on September 3, 1960. Gelert is south of Haliburton, where the branchline ended. Gelert is also where my great-great grandparents and other family lived.
Posted January 7, 2014 - Filed in Prototype - #Canadian National Railways  #1950's  #passenger train  #mixed train 
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  • Kevin Barrett
    Kevin Barrett What a wonderful piece of railroading history. Thanks for sharing a piece of your life.
    January 9, 2014 - 1 likes this
  • Graham Stokes
    Graham Stokes Enjoyed the film now a second time, Sean! Did you know these folks or did your folks/friends know them?
    January 21, 2014
  • Sean Trofin
    Sean Trofin Graham, I don't recognize the family name. I never heard my grandmother mention that family name, and I don't remember seeing the name in the Gelert Cemetery. The family may have been from the nearby town of Minden. Minden is the county seat and close eno...  more
    January 21, 2014 - 1 likes this