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The TH&B Historical Society was founded in 1997 with the intention of preserving the history of the TH&B Railway and the TH&B Navigation Company. One of the principal reasons why this railway appeals to so many individuals was the variety and diversification of its operations.

Visit our website http://www.thbrailway.ca

The TH&B was a railway that:

-pooled locomotives with its parent roads between Toronto and Buffalo.

-participated in joint international freight and passenger operations.

-routinely operated solid unit trains of sulphuric acid, phosphate rock and other commodities.

-owned the only 2-8-4 Berkshire Steam Locomotives in Canada.

-owned the first completed GP-7 Diesel Locomotive manufactured by General Motors Diesel Division.

-operated picturesque branch lines through some of the most beautiful scenery in Ontario.

-offered multiple unit consists assisted by helper units.

Are you a former employee of the railway and have stories or information that you can share? Do you want to learn more about the TH&B? Why not join the TH&B Historical Society? Membership includes 4 issues of our magazine The Ontarian. A great resource for anyone interested in the TH&B.

Please feel free to contribute in your area of interest or expertise.

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Please start a file for large topic specific post's (ie train consist's from a certain month etc.)

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