4, 2ft gauge, 6 ton Vulcan locomotives sit at a Port Colborne Scrapyard after the operation shut down at the INCo plant in the 1980's. 2 of these locomotives, 3 & 5, were sold to the UK, while 6 & 8 are now locally owned and undergoing restoration, and on display at the Niagara Railway Museum Inc. the units in the picture are (L-R) 6, 5, 8, 3
c-1995 - Ken Jones
2 cars used to haul peat moss from the fields to the bagging plant at the Wainfleet Bog. This was a 2ft gauge operation with more than 3miles of track 40plus cars and 2 locomotives. The track still remains, but the equipment is long gone. The Museum has 2 of the bog cars (rebuilt to flatcars).
April 1995 - Ken Jones
All Waste Container operated this 25ton GE at its facility in Niagara Falls NY. This locomotive is still on site and still operating under a new owner, at the former Niagara Junction Railway shop.
May 10, 2005 - NRM Collection
Dana Industries in Thorold South once handle 89ft flat cars loaded with automotive frames, moving them around with the car mover. The plant closed many years ago.
c-1980s - Brad Markosky - NRM Collection
Welland Ship Canal Construction Railway, builders photo, build by Montreal Locomotive Works.
May 1928 - NRM Collection
One of the slag dump cars at the Algoma Steel facility in Port Colborne.
Beaver Wood Fibre 25ton GE switches the south end of the plant in Thorold South.
Beaver Wood Fibre in Thorold South ran this 25ton GE for plant switching. Now, the locomotive, track, and plant are gone.
c-1960 - Niagara Railway Museum Collection
Ontario Paper Company #4 is southbound passing the Hayes Dana plant, bringing cars to the CN yard in Thorold South.
Ontario Paper Company #4 is at the south end of the Thorold Support Yard in Thorold South, this is the interchange location between the paper plant and CN.
April 1975 - Niagara Railway Museum Collection
Ontario Paper Company switches cars at the Thorold South paper plant. This locomotive was sold to the Tonawanda Island RR in New York, and is now preserved at the Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier in North Tonawanda.
c-1970s - Niagara Railway Museum Collection
Cyanamid in Niagara Falls also had a narrow gauge in plant railroad, as shown here with this out of service Whitcomb.
Cyanamid #2, an 0-6-0ST is working the Cyanamid plant at Niagara Falls.
unknown - NRM Collection
North American Cyanamid in Niagara Falls had different power over the years. This 65ton GE was the final locomotive used before they acquired a Whiting Trackmobile.
July 28, 1978 - Niagara Railway Museum Collection
A clamshell bucket sits on a 2 axle flatcar at Port Colborne Cement.
Willard Boyle - NRM Collection
Algoma Steel GE #4 switches the companies Furnace Yard in Port Colborne, Ont.
Date Unknown - Niagara Railway Museum Collection
Maine Central Railway locomotives were often used on transfer runs into Fort Erie. Here, MC GE U25B #238 ha just come across from Buffalo and is entering the Fort Erie yard.
August 5, 1985 - J. Paul Jenter - Niagara Railway Museum Collection
The very rare GMDH-1, owned by Raritan River Steel is on the south turntable lead track at the Fort Erie, Ont. yard. The diesel shop is to the right.
1980's - J. Paul Jenter - Niagara Railway Museum Collection
Stelpipe GE 44tonner is seen on the former New York Central Line near the Stelpipe plant just outside Welland, Ontario.
March 12, 1997 - J. Paul Jenter - Niagara Railway Museum Collection