1953 in the Maritimes - Dominion Steam East DVD
THE DOUBLE FEATURE "VIA EAST" / "MARITIME MLWs" ( released 1992) CHRONICLES THE MODERN RAILROAD LANDSCAPE IN THE MARITIMES. THIS CHARMING BUT OFTEN NEGLECTED CORNER OF THE CONTINENT IS HERE REVISITED IN MORE PROSPEROUS DAYS.
WATCH A MIXED TRAIN SNAKE OFF THE DIGBY PIER, OBSERVE THE TURNTABLE AND COALING OPERATION AT YARMOUTH, AND RIDE THE HALIFAX AND SOUTHWESTERN. MIKADOS, TEN-WHEELERS, PACIFICS, NORTHERNS - AND THE MEN WHO OPERATE THEM, IN A DAY WHEN THE ONLY TRACKSIDE SENSOR WAS AN ENGINEER'S TOUCH ON THE MAIN BEARING.
ALSO VISITED IS THE CAPE BRETON STEAM RAILWAY, WHICH BOASTED A 1910-VINTAGE ALCO AND THE "REPTON" SCHOOLS-CLASS ENGLISH 4-4-0.
OUR FINAL SECTION TAKES US INLAND TO ONTARIO FOR SEVERAL DRAMATIC WINTER STEAM RUNBYS WITH THE #6218, C.N.s NORTHERN. 1970s DIESEL VIEWS OF THE MARITIME REGION PLUS ONTARIO NORTHLAND ROUND OUT THIS CELEBRATION OF CANADIAN RAILROADING.
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