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CPR Stations on Other Divisions in Ontario

Algoma District

Sudbury Division

7094 MLW S-2 sitting at Sault Ste Marie station. June 1978 Paul H. Oliver Jr.

Britt 1983 Jeff Henricks Recently acquired for preservation.

Parry Sound 1983 Note the VIA sign for Canadian. Jeff Henricks

Mile 23.1 Parry Sound Subdivision.
1 Avenue Rd.

The Town of Parry Sound acquired the station and land in 1997.
Restoration began, and in 2001 it opened as the Parry Sound Station Gallery,
containing art studios and galleries. It closed Fall 2007.

Festival of the Sound established 1980 marked its 40th year in 2020.

NOTE: VIA resumed use of part of the station for northbound Canadian
following Directional Running of CN and CP freight trains.
Southbound Canadian uses VIA's ex CN station 70 Church St.
Also, Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce, MTO,
Park to Park trail association and the snowmobile district offices.


Two views of Sudbury station 1983. Jeff Henricks

Sudbury looked a lot busier back on Sunday August 20, 1967 at 8.00 a.m. as 7092 (MLW S2 #75867 3/1949)
switches cars off #15 the Toronto section of the Expo Limited, onto #5 from Montreal for Vancouver.Ted Wickson
(It only operated one season from April 30 to October 28,1967 to serve Expo 67 in Montreal.)

North Bay built 1903. No longer owned. 2003 Jeff Henricks

Mattawa 2003 Jeff Henricks

Schreiber Division

Chapleau back in 1943, note the lunch room sign. Collection of Jeff Henricks

401510 portable station Red Rock POW camp.

Quebec District

Ottawa Terminal

Union Station, Ottawa
CPR Broad Street Station, in use 1900-1920.

Chateau Laurier opened June 12, 1912.

Union Station under construction.


Aerial view of Ottawa Union Station, Chateau Laurier, Parliament Hill.


Ottawa Union station at lower right. CP Express at lower left. Mackenzie King Bridge carrying
Slater Street and Albert Street over the Rideau Canal is under construction in 1950.
Existing bridge at upperleft is Laurier Avenue West.


CPR train waiting to depart for Montreal (centre) arrived train in middle and
CNR train waiting to depart for Montreal. Laurier Avenue bridge in distance.
Note the switchtender's shanty just south of the bridge. Circa early 1950's.
Note the yard tracks in far distance. See photo below.
Hugh Stowell 113-4 Canada Science and Technology Museum.



1950's view of station area. Check out all those "old" cars!

Canadian Pacific Express

Yard alongside the Rideau canal.

Looking away from the station. CPR RDC-3 9024 behind CP Express trucks. June 1967 Kevin Day


Government of Canada Conference Centre, formerly Union Station closed 1966 with relocation of station and tracks.

CNR Ottawa East roundhouse. Coach Yard in middle and Ottawa Union Station in distance.


New Ottawa Station 1966

Montreal Division

Caledonia Springs, Ontario Mileage 41.7 M & O Subdivision. 1935
Library and Archives Canada PA-021498

Caledonia Springs was once the site of a famous hotel and spa first built in 1835 long before the railway. It was acquired in the early 1900's by the CPR and later closed in 1915. There was also a bottling plant for Adanac ginger ale, bottles of which were sold on CPR trains by news agents. Eventually, Adanac was sold in 1940 to Canada Dry.


Stations in Quebec



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