NS&T train leaves Port Colborne, c. 1959

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Title

NS&T train leaves Port Colborne, c. 1959

Subject

NS&T train

Description

Newspaper clipping from the Welland Tribune, c. 1959, showing the NS&T (Niagara, St. Catharines and Toronto) train leaving Port Colborne for Thorold. The last run for the NS&T was March 28, 1959, and it was the last interurban electric railway operating in Canada.

The captioned text reads: "At Port Colborne, southern terminus of the line, fans snap pictures before cars start their return trip to Thorold. The NS&T was Canada's last passenger-carrying interurban."

Creator

Welland Tribune

Source

Welland Public Library Photo Collection

Date

c. 1959

Rights

Welland Tribune

Format

Newspaper clipping

Language

English

Type

Still image

Identifier

Storage - City of Welland Binder #5 – Railways – WELD-rail-0033

Coverage

Welland

Files

IMG_20221202_0005 (2).jpg

Collection

Citation

Welland Tribune, “NS&T train leaves Port Colborne, c. 1959,” Welland Public Library Local History, accessed February 29, 2024, https://omeka.wellandlibrary.ca/items/show/9145.