The John Street Roundhouse 2006
Equipment and Artefacts
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A list of the large equipment currently residing within the roundhouse. Ownership is shown (thus). Click for a photograph.
CP Sleeper/work car "Jackman", 1931 (City of Toronto)
CPR Wood Boxcar No.188625, 1917 (Canadian Railway Historical Association - CRHA)
TH&B Caboose No. 701907, (CRHA, Toronto & York Division)
RVLX Wood Tank Vinegar car, No. 101, 1938 (CRHA)
CPR Official car "Cape Race", 1929 (Upper Canada Railway Society)
CPR Baldwin DS4-4-1000 No. 7069 1948 (Private)
TTC "Peter Witt" Streetcar No. 2300 1921, (CRHA)
The original 120' long Locomotive Turntable, 1929 (City of Toronto)
Miscellaneous Artefacts in the Roundhouse.
A damaged enamel sign in bay 32 giving instructions on the use of the locomotive Direct Steam system.
A belt-driven Ingersoll-Rand air compressor and it's makers plate.
An Elwell-Parker gasoline/electric (36vdc) workshop crane (L) and the data plate on it's motor-generator unit (R).
Two locomotive steam-driven air compressors
An AC to DC motor-generator set.
The above five items are in bays 31-32.
Diesel-era steam-generator instructions posted on a pillar.
Two wheel jacks used in the wheel-drop pits in bays 27-30, located in bay 13.
A gate keepers shack in bay 27 and signal cabin "D" outside.
One of two wooden smoke-jacks from the locomotive bays stored in the machine shop.
A Sellers Hydraulic Jet Cleaner. One of several attached to pillars throughout the roundhouse.