C.N.Rys. Callander

Station: Callander
Subdivision: Huntsville
Mileage: 107.52
Symbols: Y
Train Order: D
Office Signals: DN
Sidings: 112 Sidings history:
Date Sidings
1926-09-26/1927-09-25 94
1928-01-06 88
1928-05-20/1928-09-30 84
1929-05-19/1939-07-02 88
1939-09-24/1943-06-27 83
1943-07-18 80
1943-09-05/1958-12-07 112
1959-04-26/1960-10-30 103
*Capacity of sidings/passing tracks does not appear in GTRS time tables before 1915-06-27.
Other Tracks: 52 Other Tracks history:
Date Other Tracks
1926-09-26/1927-09-25 507
1928-01-06 391
1928-05-20/1928-09-30 384
1929-05-19/1931-04-26 391/td>
1931-06-28/1934-09-30 440
1935-02-03/1935-02-24 264
1935-06-23/1935-09-29 96
1936-04-26/1939-07-02 101
1939-09-24 96
1940-06-30/1940-09-29 94
1941-06-29/1941-09-02 84
1941-11-02/1943-06-27 94
1943-07-18 84
1943-09-05/1960-10-30 52
*Capacity of other tracks does not appear in CNR time tables before at least 1926-06-27.
Location: (Parry Sound District, North Himsworth Township)

Mileage 107.5 (Lansdowne Ave.) Automatic bell and flashing light signals. To prevent excessive operation of these signals "STOP" and "RESTART" push buttons are located in box stencilled "PUSH BUTTONS" on signal case at Northwest angle of crossing for use by trainmen. Switching movements on tracks over crossing must be protected by member of crew as bell circuits only extend 50 feet each side of crossing. South switch of siding is switch located 212 feet South of station.

Date Event
1886-01-27 N. & N.W.Ry. operates first train to CallanderStevens-1960 p. 420.
1925-09-27 66 car passing trackCNR-1925, p. 11
1931-04-20 C.N.Rys. station at Callander destroyed by fireThe Globe (Toronto) 1931-04-21, pg. 3, col. 1
1934

Lake Nipissing and French River Boat Service
From Callander, Ont.

June 15th to Sept. 10th

Steamer

"Sea Gull"

This is a new steel-framed boat, 90 feet long, with plenty of room to walk about. Especially built for Lake Nipissing, entirely seaworthy, and the best equipped boat on the lake.

Time Table
(Eastern Standard Time)

"f"—Flag
Going, read down Returning, read up
9.00 a.m. Callander Wharf 6.30 p.m.
9.20 a.m. f Lighthouse Point  
10.30 a.m. f Manitou Island  
11.30 a.m. Frank's Bay 4.00 p.m.
11.50 a.m. Mrs. Torrance's Camp  
12.20 a.m. Norris' Dock  
12.40 a.m. Jubilee Island 3.10 p.m.
1.05 p.m. Solid Comfort Club  
1.35 p.m. Lunge Lodge  
1.55 p.m. Tomahwak Lodge  
2.15 p.m. Akron Club  
2.25 p.m. f Chaudiere Falls 2.35 p.m.
North Bay Board of Trade-1934
Date Image Notes
n.d.
CN Photo Collection / CSTM / Image CN002320
1958
CN Photo Collection / CSTM / Image CN000630
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
n.d. NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 945013 Box 4 Station yard. Plan. Mile extension.
1889 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 200 G.T.Ry. Siding to connect mainline with mill extension. Plan.
1892 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 203 G.T.Ry. Proposed siding for R. Thomson. Plan.
1895 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 202 G.T.Ry. Mill extension. J.B. Smith & Son's sidings. Plan.
1924-06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 76 C.N.Rys. Existing station. Plans. Elevations.
1924-06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 77 C.N.Rys. Proposed extension to station. Plans. Elevations.
1927 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 78 C.N.Rys. Water supply and waste disposal for station. Septic tank detail.
1927 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 79 C.N.Rys. Proposed extension to station. Plans. Elevations. Sections.
1931-06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 80 C.N.Rys. Proposed station and dwelling. Plans. Elevations. Sections. Location plan.
1935-05/06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 81/83 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Plans. Elevations. Sections. Location plan.
1935-05/06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 84/85 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Foundation plan. Foundation elevations.
1935-05/06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 86 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Door and window details.
1935-05/06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 87 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Counter and wicket details.
1935-05/06 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 88 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Ramp, angle guard and saddle details.
1935c NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 89 C.N.Rys. Station. Track level plan.
1941-12-31 C.N.Rys. Operating Diagram Sheet 7