London and Lake Erie Railway and Transportation Company
The London and Lake Erie Railway and Transportation Company is a defunct Canadian Interurban railway that operated in Ontario from 1902 to 1918. Originally chartered as the South Western Traction Co...
Spreader (railroad)
A spreader is a type of maintenance equipment designed to spread or shape ballast profiles. The spreader spreads gravel along the railroad ties. The various ploughs, wings and blades of specific spre...
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Standard time
Standard time is the synchronization of clocks in different geographical locations within a time zone to a common time standard, usually based on the meridian at the centre of the time zone, rather th...
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Port Stanley Terminal Rail
The Port Stanley Terminal Rail (PSTR) is a heritage railway that passes over the historic tracks of The London and Port Stanley Railway (L&PS) between Port Stanley and St. Thomas, Ontario. The to...
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National Railroad Hall of Fame
The US National Railroad Hall of Fame was established in 2003 and recognized by Congressional resolutions in 2003 and 2004. The main offices of the hall of fame are in Galesburg, Illinois.
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Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal (GCT) is a commuter (and former intercity) railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States. Built by and named for the New ...
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Robert Bandeen
Robert Angus Bandeen OC (October 29, 1930 – August 16, 2010) was a Canadian businessman and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian National Railways.Born in Rodney, Ontario on ...
Westinghouse Air Brake Company
The Westinghouse Air Brake Company (WABCO) was founded on September 28, 1869 by George Westinghouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Earlier in the year he had invented the railway air brake in New York st...
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William Cornelius Van Horne
Sir William Cornelius Van Horne, KCMG (February 3, 1843 – September 11, 1915) succeeded Lord Mount Stephen as President of Canadian Pacific Railway in 1888. He was a prominent member of the Whitney sy...
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London and Port Stanley Railway
The London and Port Stanley Railway (L&PS or L&PSR) is a historic Canadian railway located in southwestern Ontario. It linked the city of London with Port Stanley on the northern shore of Lake...
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American Radiator Company
The American Radiator Company was established in 1892 by the merger of a number of North American radiator manufacturers. The company expanded in the early 20th century into Europe under the brand Nat...
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Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway
The Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway (reporting mark THB) was a railway based in Hamilton that ran in Southern Ontario from 1894 to 1987. It never reached the other two cities in its name, altho...
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North America Railway Hall of Fame
North America Railway Hall of Fame (NARHF) was founded to maintain, preserve and honor railway history with the induction into the Hall of Fame of people, events, structures, railway art forms, rolli...
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Canada Southern Railway Station
The Canada Southern Railway Station was not just one of the most unique stations in Canada it was significant in railway history, especially to St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada and the Canada Southern Rail...
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National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame
The National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame is located at 120 Spring Street in Hamlet, North Carolina. It opened in 1976 and is adjacent to the restored 1900 passenger station.The museum features an...
Glencoe railway station
Glencoe railway station in Glencoe, Ontario, Canada is a station for Via Rail trains running from Toronto west to Windsor. The station is wheelchair-accessible.The original station was built in 1854 a...
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American Standard Companies
American Standard Companies, Inc. was a global manufacturer of plumbing, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and services, bath and kitchen products and vehicle control systems.Th...
Rotary snowplow
A rotary snowplow is a piece of railroad snowfighting equipment with a large circular set of blades on its front end that rotate to cut through the snow on the track ahead of it. The precursor to the ...
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Cornelius Vanderbilt
Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), also known by the sobriquet Commodore, was an American business magnate and philanthropist who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. He was...
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Union Station (Toronto)
Union Station is the primary railway station and intercity transportation facility in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located on Front Street West, on the south side of the block bounded by Bay Street...
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Crowfoot
Crowfoot (1830 – 25 April 1890) or Isapo-Muxika (Blackfoot Issapóómahksika, "Crow-big-foot") was a chief of the Siksika First Nation. His parents, Istowun-eh'pata (Packs a Knife) and Axkahp-say-pi (A...
Connaught Tunnel (British Columbia)
The Connaught Tunnel is a railway tunnel under the Selkirk Mountains in southeastern British Columbia, Canada, near the city of Revelstoke. The 5.022-mile (8.082 km) tunnel carries the Canadian P...
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PRR 4800
PRR 4800, nicknamed "Old Rivets", is a GG1-class electric locomotive located at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, outside of Strasburg, Pennsylvania in the United States. It is the prototype GG1 an...
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List of North America Railway Hall of Fame inductees
This is a list of the inductees of the North America Railway Hall of Fame.The North America Railway Hall of Fame (NARHF) was founded in 1996 to maintain, preserve and honor railway history with the in...