C.N.Rys. Collingwood

Station: Collingwood
Subdivision: Alliston Meaford
Mileage: 40.02Collingwood is 0.59 North of Lake Junction with respect to the Alliston Subdivision. 31.38
Symbols: RW RWZ
Train Order: DN DN
Office Signals: .. CW
Sidings: Yard 38
Other Tracks: Yard 135
Yard Limits: 9624 feet South of Junction Switch. 4142 feet South of station.
5817 feet North of station.
Location: (Simcoe County, Nottawasaga Township)
Date Event
1855-06-02 OS&HUR reaches CollingwoodCooper-2001, p. 392.
1860-09-10 NRC operates special train for His Royal Majesty, Albert, Prince of WalesWalker-1953, p. 8.
1873c NRC builds second stationCooper-2001, p. 285.
1879-01-01 H&NWR opens to CollingwoodStevens, p. 418.
1879-01-16 H&NWR operates official inspection train to CollingwoodCooper-2001, p. 393.
1879-06-10 H&NWR and NRC operate jointly as the N&NWRCooper-2001, pp. 21 & 393.
1898-01-17 Town of Collingwood By-law No. 519 to grant $25,000 bonus to GTR for erection and maintenance of grain elevator with a capacity of at least 700,000 bushelsStatutes of the Province of Ontario; Chapter 40 61 Vic..
1905-06-19 Fire consumes the Northern Navigation Company's steamer City of Collingwood and the GTR freight shedsThe Globe (Toronto), Tuesday, June 20, 1905, p. 1.
1932-03-12 NRC station damaged by fire; extended platform canopies and tower lostCooper-2001, p. 285.
1997c NRC station demolishedCooper-2001, p. 285.
1998-09-19 Replica station opens as Collingwood Museum and Welcome CentreCooper-2001, p. 285.
Date Image Notes
n.d. Image Not Available
NAC / B-012438
OS&HUR station.
n.d. Image Not Available
Andrew Merrilees Collection / NAC / B-013568
GTR station built 1874, burned March 12, 1932.
1856 Image Not Available
Andrew Merrilees Collection / NAC / PA-138974
OS&HUR station, showing Ryley House and Malakoff Hotel.
1856
Andrew Merrilees Collection / NAC / PA-138976
OS&HUR depot, showing roundhouse on left and freight office on right.
1910/20
Ross Gray Collection
GTR station.
1910c Click to Enlarge
JPS Collection
Postcard view of station in the late GTR era. Published by Stedman Bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany. Postally unused.
1923-10-08
Andrew Merrilees Collection / NAC / B-012214
Employees in front of CNR/GTR station.
After 1923 Click to Enlarge
JPS Collection
Postcard view of station in the early CNR era.
After 1923 Click to Enlarge
JPS Collection
Postcard view of station in the early CNR era. Published by The B.C. Printing & Litho Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Postally unused.
1923/1932
Collingwood Museum
CNR station.
Before 1932
NAC / PA-138976
CNR station.
1951
CNR photo X-34497
Collingwood Terminal Elevators.
1952
CTSM / CN Photo Collection / Image CN004818
Ornamental gardens at station.
1953-06-20
CNR photo X-34497
Collingwood Shipyards
1978
Charles Cooper photo / SCM
CNR station.
1998
Charles Cooper photo / SCM
Station.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1870 NAC/NMC96577 NRC Station. Plan. Front elevation.
1870 NAC/NMC96578 NRC Station. End elevation. Sections.
1870 NAC/NMC96579 NRC Station. Plan. Front elevation.
1870 NAC/NMC96580 Variant of NMC96577
1870 NAC/NMC96581 Variant of NMC96578
1870 NAC/NMC96582 Variant of NMC96577
1870 NAC/NMC96583 Variant of NMC96578
1884 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 205 NRC Track plan.
1894 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 206 G.T.Ry. Track plan. Collingwood Meat Co. and R. Emerson sidings.
1894 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 208 G.T.Ry. Track plan. Georgian Bay Lumber Co. sidings.
1895-03-16 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 90137 Item 18 G.T.Ry. Track plan. 1"=50'
1895-04-08 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 934002 Item 13 G.T.Ry. Track plan. 1in.=50ft.
1930-09-01 NAC/NMC96584 C.N.Rys. Station. Proposed intermediate walls under floor.
1932 NAC/NMC96585 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Millwork details.
1932 NAC/NMC96586 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Ticket wicket grille.
1932 NAC/NMC96587 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Window trim.
1932 NAC/NMC96588 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Bent plate truss details.
1932 NAC/NMC96589 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Sash detail.
1932 NAC/NMC96590 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Millwork details.
1932 NAC/NMC96591 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Heading and lighting plans.
1932 NAC/NMC96592 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Truss detail.
1932 NAC/NMC96593 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Street, end and track elevations. Section.
1932 NAC/NMC96594 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Plans. End Elevation. Sections. Truss post details.
1932 NAC/NMC96595 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Front and end elevations. Section. (Cancelled)
1932 NAC/NMC96596 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Street and end elevations. Section.
1932 NAC/NMC96597 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Plan. Foundation Plan. End elevation. Section. (Cancelled)
1932 NAC/NMC96598 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. End elevation. Plan. Foundation plan. Section.
1932 NAC/NMC96599 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Door details.
1932 NAC/NMC96600 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Agent office grille detail.
1932 NAC/NMC96601 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Counter, lavatory partition, etc. details.
1932 NAC/NMC96602 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Dutch door and cash drawer details.
1932 NAC/NMC96603 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Agent office screen detail.
1932 NAC / 96604 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Agents office screen detail.
1932 NAC / 96610 C.N.Rys. Existing station. Enamelled name plate detail.
1932 NAC / 96611 C.N.Rys. Existing station. Enamelled name plate detail.
1932 NAC / 96612 C.N.Rys. Existing station. Enamelled name plate detail.
1932 NAC/NMC96613 C.N.Rys. Existing station. Enamelled name plate detail.
1932 NAC/NMC96614 C.N.Rys. Existing station. Enamelled name plate detail.
1932 NAC / 96618 C.N.Rys. Existing station. Window details.
1932 NAC / 96620 C.N.Rys. Proposed alterations to station. Plan, section and elevations of waiting room doors.
1932 NAC / 96622 C.N.Rys. Existing station. Truss section.
1953 NAC / 96623 C.N.Rys. Proposed addition to station for express facilities. Plans. Location plan. Elevations. Details.
1955-05 C.N.Rys. Track plan.