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NEWFOUNDLAND RAILWAY

Southern shore railway line "Artifacts found"
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The fate of CN #900
CNR#900 getting ready for Relocation
CNR #900 home at last
CN #900 August,11,2007
Logos of the Newfoundland Railway
Ode To Newfoundland
accidents on the newfoundland railway
newfoundland railway photos from 1950's and 60's
Paridise Newfoundland
Whitburne Station
Clarenville station
St.johns railway station
cornerbrook station
lewisport station
bishops falls station
Holyrood
avondale station
Harbour grace station
carbonear branch line
victoria branch line
mount sio st.johns
old boxcar found in foxtrap
Trepassy too St.johns railway line
hearts content railway branch line
newfoundland railway today

Well here in these following photo's i well show
you plainly that sections of the railway right of way once indeed did run down the southern shore,
Lenny and myself have found lots of artifacts
too prove such,the right-of-way had run through bogs,across rivers,and high above the surounding landscape.in many sections of the abandoned rail-line 
sections of  the line had too be built on top of bogs useing corduroy road,which has been erroded so badly that the old corduroy wood has been since
been exposed too the elements.
 
the railway constructors were restricted to
laying short lengths of corduroy road in
order too make a good footing for the rail bed
 and a solid base to lay the track on top of.

Over the last 75 years or so,sections of the corduroy road has become exposed from A.T.V'S and weather errosion running over what is left of the railbed,and in these photo's you can surely see what time has done to the old railbed,another 20 or 30 years,section's of railbed may not even exist,it's a shame that this line
cannot be made a part of the east coast trail,because this railline runs through some of the most
spectacular scenery you well ever see anywhere.

old spike
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old track bolt
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bolt
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short lengths of corduroy road
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more short lengths of corduroy road
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fire brick from steam engine
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glass insulator from telegraph line
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nut and bolt used to attach rail sections together
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clinker slag fallen from steam engine "CLICK HERE"
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