|Monday, May 21, 1928||The Globe (Toronto)||Page 5, col. 3|
New railway station promised Gananoque
Work will be finished by end of 1929 at the latest.
(Special Despatch to The Globe.)
Gananoque, May, 20.—Local officials of the Thousand Islands Railway have received and are now considering tentative plans for the new passenger and freight office which it is proposed to construct on the waterfront, to replace the obsolete and dilapidated structure.
The new building will be of red brick with all modern equipment and conveniences, and will occupy a commanding site overlooking the St. Lawrence River. The estimated cost if $50,000.
Messrs. H. W. Cooper, General Manager, and H. F. Ward, local Canadian National Agent, have recently returned from Montréal, where they conferred with head office officials in respect to this matter. It is expected that work on the new station will be started this summer and rushed to completion.
The Thousand Islands Railway is a subsidiary of the Canadian National. In a recent letter to the Town Council Sir Henry Thornton stated that if sufficient funds were available they would make a start on the work during the present year. Failing this, an amount would be included in the budget in the Thousand Islands Railway for next year, and they hoped to complete the new premises by the end of 1929. Recent developments indicate that the work will be started and perhaps finished this year.
Railways: C.N.Rys., T.I.Ry.