Since I’m rebuilding, let’s start with some prototype photos to give new visitors an idea of what I’m trying to capture in S scale.
Thanks to noted railway photographer Robert Sandusky, I can share this picture of the Lynn Valley water tank:
Three pictures from the Keith Sirman collection show some activity in Port Rowan:
A 2-6-0 being turned on the turntable
Mixed Train M233 with Mogul 88 arriving in Port Rowan on weed-overgrown track
10-Wheeler 1541 in command of M233 in a later era, unloading passengers and express at the station
From Richard Otto, this photo shows the Port Rowan stationin the mid-1960s:
My thanks to these three gentlemen for sharing their photos with me.
I took this photo of tobacco kilns, which are ubiquitous in the area. I’ll add some of these near St. Williams:
I also took some photos of a steel girder bridge and a trestle in the Lynn Valley. Both are modelled on the layout: