Anything RR themed in Bracebridge ON ?

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  1. train1

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    Just in case I have to escape the family and do a little solo wandering while on vacation - are there any RR points of interest in or close to Bracebridge; (And please don't mention the Santa's Village train ) - heading up the first week of August.
  2. wickman

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    I too would be interested in knowing I will be going over that way first week of Aug. Also if there's any train shows in southern Ontario :wave:
  3. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    I just checked the CARM site, and there are no shows in the summer up that way.
    We do have a gauge member in that area -- will annand.
    Huntsville has an operating steam railway -- Huntsville and Lake of Bays. That would be a vital visit.
    If you get to Orillia, there are 2 restauants with railway cars -- Ossawippi Express and Weber's.
    That seems to be the extent, except for a few caboose bodies.
  4. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Check with will_annand - He's from Muskoka, and his club has a train show sometime about then...

    There are also some historical railway sites around - originating from the OA&PS through Algonquin Park. Depends how close by you want.

    EDIT - Here's some info on the show...
    http://www.muskokacomputes.com/images/MMRC/MMRC_Show.jpg
    Dates may not match your vacation... :(

    Andrew