|Thursday, December 7, 1911, Vol. 60, No. 49||The Northern Advance (Barrie)||Page 5, col. 2|
The year's record in construction work.
The following construction work on the Grand Trunk Ry. System has been underway since January, 1911, and will be completed by the end of this year:
Overhead bridges—At Brighton, Oshawa, Scarboro, Groveton, Grimsby, Mallorytown and Palmerston, Ont.
Subways—East Brighton, Vt., Pownal and Cobourg, Ont.
New stations—Cobourg, Guelph, Manilla Jct., Brule Lake, Thorndale, Wyebridge, Hepworth, Maxville, Dublin, Ont., Beloeil, Chaudiere Jct. and Beauharnois, Que.
New freight sheds have been constructed a Cobourg, Paris Jct., Glencoe, and Bowanville, Ont., and West Detroit, Mich., also a fruit shed at Detroit, Mich.
A large engine round house has been erected at Tiffin, Ont. Coal chutes have been built at Ottawa, Ont., and Elsdon, Ill.
Y.M.C.A. buildings have been constructed at Port Huron, Mich., and Eldson, Ill.
The only addition to the mileage of the Grand Trunk Railway proper has been the building of the cut-off between Tay and Birch, Ont., about 9 miles, shortening the haul between Midland and Toronto.
Stations: Hepworth, Tiffin, Wyebridge