C.N.Rys. Burk's Falls

Station: Burk's Falls, a.k.a. Burke's Falls
Subdivision: Huntsville Magnetawan Wharf spur
Mileage: 59.15 (0.38)
Symbols: ... Water through 1930-06-29. ..
Train Order: DN ..
Office Signals: BS ..
Sidings: 60 Sidings history:
Date Sidings
1926-09-26 31
1927-01-02/1933-09-10 72
1934-06-24/1939-07-02 30
1939-09-24/1940-09-29 27
1941-06-29/1942-06-28 40
1942-09-27 30
1943-06-27 27
1943-07-18 24
1943-09-05/1953-09-27 36
1954-04-25/1958-12-07 60
1959-04-26/1960-10-30 60
*Capacity of sidings/passing tracks does not appear in GTRS time tables before 1915-06-27.
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Other Tracks: 44 Other Tracks history:
Date Other Tracks
1927-01-02/1928-09-30 48
1928-01-06/1931-04-26 45
1931-06-28/1933-09-10 47
1934-06-24/1934-09-30 48/td>
1935-02-03/1935-02-24 158
1935-06-23/1939-07-02 44
1939-09-24/1942-02-09 41
1942-06-28/1943-06-27 20
1943-09-05/1948-09-05 47
1949-04-24/1960-10-30 44
*Capacity of other tracks does not appear in CNR time tables before at least 1926-06-27.
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Burk's Falls
(Parry Sound District, Armour Township)

Siding is first track East of main track.

Date Event
1901-04-15 Magnetawan River Railway Company was formed to build a rail line from the GTR Burk's Falls station to the village of Burk's Falls on the Magnetawan RiverVillage of Burk's Falls—website
1908-06-20 Business district of Burk's Falls gutted by fire, which started in the drying kiln at the Knight Company. The GTR dispatched a special train carrying the Huntsville fire brigadeThe Globe (Toronto), Monday, June 22, 1908, p. 1.
Date Image Notes
1981-06
Gene Burles photo
Station.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1885 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 204 NRC Proposed switch. Plan and profile.
1887-12-22 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 90137 Item 142 N&NWR Track plan. 1"=50'
1895 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 236 G.T.Ry. Track plan. Station yard.
1924-06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 68 C.N.Rys. Station. Plan. Elevations. Section.
1924-06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 69 C.N.Rys. Proposed addition to station. Plan. Elevations. Section.
1927-03-17 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 70 C.N.Rys. Station. Sewage disposal plan.
1927-03-17 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 71 C.N.Rys. Proposed extension to station. Plan. Elevations. Section.
1941-12-31 C.N.Rys. Operating Diagram Sheet 4
1952 Wilson-2007, p. 179 C.N.Rys. Track plan.