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Canadian National Railways

Facilities

Predecessor roads

GTR International Bridge over the Niagara River between Victoria (Fort Erie) and Black Rock (Buffalo). ca.1910
Note: The small building was a steam powered pumphouse to deliver water to the roundhouse some distance away.
There is a track this side of the pumphouse. GTR 4-4-0 about to cross the bridge to U.S of A.


Grand Trunk in USA before GTW

Grand Trunk car shops Port Huron, Michigan 1917


 

Canadian Northern Winnipeg Viaduct 1912
Double track line to new Union Station.

Canadian Northern Fort Rouge Shops
Special train to visit 1909.

Canadian Northern Pacific Patricia Bay (VI) ferry slip
1917


NTR Transcona shops

NTR bridges Northern Ontario

GTP Water Tanks


Midland station and roundhouse Toronto map 1884
Midland Ry. of Canada ex T&NRy.

GTR Stratford Locomotive Shops

GTR Ottawa station Chateau Laurier
Wellington Street Viaduct
1910
Power plant Central Depot 1912

GTR Toronto Offices 1867+


Canadian National Railways

Interesting interior view of Moncton erecting shop (a.k.a. backshop). C.1945
Others were at Pointe St. Charles in Montreal, Stratford, and Transcona in Winnipeg.
Andy Mc.Culluch Collection/Walter Pfefferle Collection


CNR Coal Chutes

CNR Water Tanks

CNR Roundhouses

Leaside Shops 1919

London roundhouse
1950, 1969, 1982, 1987

Longue Pointe Locomotive Terminal
CNR Montreal roundhouse and yards 1922

Moncton Locomotive Terminal 1921

Moncton main shops aerial 1936
Ex ICR built 1908 following complete destruction in
February 1906 of original I.C.R. shops.

Toronto freight sheds and team tracks 1926
Downtown next to old union station. CN Express

CN Telegraph Toronto office.

South Parry yard Looking south
Mile 147.1 Bala Sub. 7/1934
CNR/James A. Brown Collection

Mimico Yard aerial view
Past and present

MacMillan Yard new
originally, Toronto Yard

Symington Yard 1958 new
includes predecessor yards and shops
Winnipeg

Piggybaclk ramps in Toronto. Front Street West right background and LCL shed on Simcoe Street. 1956

Niagara Falls yard. Diesels include GT 4441_GT_4430_CN_4596 also GT 4109 second track. 1974 Tom Farence
Huge plant (92 acres) in left background is Cyanamid of Canada.

Bathurst Street Yard looking east from Spadina Avenue bridge. September 1973
Look what is going up in the background!

Bathurst Street Yard looking south from Front Street West.

6027 westbound at Bathurst Street.

West Toronto station looking north M. 5.1 Weston Sub. CPR Mac Tier Sub. at right. West Toronto diamond
behind camera. Behind station are the CN Express buildings (see below). June 1, 1985 Clayton Langstaff

Express office and shed (below) at West Toronto just north of the Diamond. Jim Parker

CPR Mac Tier Subdivision in foreground. Jim Parker

Old style weigh scales. Switch can line cars over "live" rail for weighing or, over dead rail for faster move.
Locomotives were prohibited from passing over weigh scales since they weighed in excess of the scale's capacity.

Ice house. Mimico Yard. 1950's Jim Parker

Crossing gateman's tower at Lawrence Avenue level crossing in Weston (Toronto Terminals) c.1950's Jim Parker

Crossing gateman's tower at Old Weston Road level crossing in West Toronto (Toronto Terminals) c.1980's
Jim Parker

Note: Both of these protected CNR and CPR tracks same as at other crossings in the terminal.

 

 

 



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