Exhibit: Our Railroad Roots

The Watrous Manitou Beach Heritage Centre presented a display of artifacts, pictures, videos & slideshows with the theme "Our Railroad Roots" on March 18-19, 2013 in the Heritage Room. Here are some highlights from that exhibition.

Pictures of the Exhibit


Click on the picture for the slideshow

Train Whistle Sounds

Click on this link to play various train sounds, including the Centennial Train horn and a Steam Locomotive:

Train Sounds - For PC's (Flash Player Required)
Train Sounds - For Mobile Devices & Tablets (Will also work on some PC's)

Train Videos (2010)

These videos are provided by Ken Landstrom and are available for sale on DVD by contacting him at 306.946.3665.

1 - East of Allan (0:46)
2 - VIA #1 Westbound From Watrous (4:42)
3 - "Highballing" Near Allan (1:03)
4 - 92 MPH (3:36)
5 - Entering Siding East of Young (2:25)
6 - Approaching Young (0:41)
7 - Slough Just West of Young (3:31)
8 - 6437 at Watrous (4:15)
9 - 6437 Leaving Watrous (1:34)
10 - 6437 "Highballing" West of Watrous (0:48)
11 - Alongside #1 West of Watrous (5:52)
12 - Operation Lifesaver Paintjob (1:24)
13 - East of Watrous Going Past Venn (1) (1:34)
14 - Track Inspection (0:28)
15 - East of Watrous Going Past Venn (2) (1:45)
16 - VIA Train #2 Approaching Venn (0:32)
17 - 6426 Crossing GTP Bridge in Saskatoon (0:57)
18 - 6426 Arriving at Watrous (2:33)
19 - 6412 6427 Leaving Watrous (3:16)
20 - 6412 6427 Approaching Young (1:11)
21 - VIA Stopped at Watrous (3:36)
22 - VIA Departing from Watrous (2:17)
23 - VIA Westbound into the Night (2:33)

Train Videos (2011)

2011 Video 1 (15:04)
1 - April 3, 2011
2 - April 4, 2011
3 - April 10, 2011
4 - May 15, 2011
5 - May 29, 2011
6 - June 12, 2011
7 - July 10, 2011

2011 Video 2 (14:53)
8 - July 18, 2011
9 - July 24, 2011
10 - View Under Approaching Train (@ 6:30)
11 - View Under Passing Train (@ 7:57)
12 - Coor's Light Silver Bullet Express at Watrous
13 - August 4, 2011