BOTB – The Real History Behind the Heritage Railroad

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – There is nothing more North Bay than trains.  The first train to come through what would become North Bay was the Lucy Dalton in 1882.  North Bay was founded because of railways and most of its street layout comes from where railways are and were. North […]

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North Bay Heritage Railway lights wheels on fire to attract more “extreme” crowd

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Citing lackluster ticket sales, The North Bay Heritage Railway has decided to take a more “extreme approach” to its daily operations. “Well, for starters, we’re going to light the train’s wheels on fire,” says long-time Conductor Andy Brooks. “We’ve also changed some of the train’s decals, […]

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