July 8, 2020

I’m so excited! It sometime pays off to be persistent and stubborn because I think we just solved the mystery. With all the information below I have never been more convinced that the engine still rests at the bottom of the Saint John River and was never retrieved year...

June 25, 2020

We had a very productive day gathering data from the 508 wreck site. Brunswick Engineering came through with their promise to come up and try to solve the 120 year old mystery. Not to mention my 20 year obsession to get to the bottom of it.

Today a drone magnetic scan o...

June 25, 2020

Trying to get a sonar and magnetic survey done simultaneously by one of my buddies that owns Brunswick Engineering in Saint John. The The Grand Falls dam just closed this week. Covid closed Zip Zag this summer so I have some spare time to resume the search. The mystery...

October 26, 2019

https://www.wagmtv.com/content/news/locomotives-typically-pulls-cars-but-one-in-Grand-Falls-is-a-bit-different-505923551.html 

March 4, 2016

What we know for sure is that locomotive 508 was built by Manchester Locomotive Works Company in 1885.

 I got a package in the mail today from Carl Riff of Hamilton Ontario sharing a very interesting story with me.  The story of the Mulberry locomotive which i...

March 3, 2016

It wasn't warm but we had a great time on the river today doing another sonar survey but this time with the MS 1000 (same as model used on Oak Island).  This sonar replaced the sonar device we had back in 2004 and has a lot more features than the previous model.  Even...

March 2, 2016

Received some interesting pics from Daryl Demerchant this morning.  The following images are pretty close to what we are looking for in the Saint John River.  These may come in very handy during the sonar survey.

Above: Similar dimensions as locomotive 508...

February 28, 2016

 

 

Me and Marc Laforge from Gemtec went out on the Saint John River this morning to measure the thickness of the ice and layout points A,B, C and Hole #3 (see attached images).  Hole #3 is where we saw some interesting images last time we did a sonar survey on the ice b...

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