This photo was posted by Brian D. Westhouse in Vintage Muskoka.
Andrew Maclean of Gravenhurst purchased this retired 4-6-0 steam locomotive from the CNR, for display on Bethune Drive, near the railway station. Old 1521 also served as a billboard to catch the eyes of motorists passing along the old Highway 11 bypass.
CNR # 1521 formerly on display at Gravenhurst, was acquired by the Ontario Government for a proposed Science and Technology Museum. The governments collection of railway equipment was sold as surplus after the opening of the Ontario Science Centre.
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