General

Station: Grimsby
Subdivision: Grimsby
Mileage: 27.44
Symbols: WX
Train Order: DN
Office Signals: GY
Sidings: ..
Other Tracks: 105
Location: 55 Ontario Street
Grimsby
(Lincoln County, North Grimsby Township)
HSMBC Report: RSR-218
Designation / Year: Positive / 1994

Chronology

Date Event
1853 GWR constructs first station.
1900c GTR constructs second station; first station becomes freight shed.
1900c Fire destroys second station; freight shed used as station.
1902c GTR builds third station.
1922-06-02 BRC authorizes GTR to build spurs Grimsby Fruit Growers Limited and Growers Cold Storage & Ice CompanyB.R.C. 32466.
1994-12-31 Electrical fire destroys third stationToronto Railway Heritage Yahoo!® Group, Message No. 1784.

Photographs

Date Image Notes
1954
CN Photo Collection / CSTM / Image CN002221
Covered platform across from Grimsby station.
  • Canadian National Railways steam locomotive 5284 pulling into a station to pick up a shipment of fruit
1970c
Elizabeth A. Willmot photo
Second station.
1973
CIHB
Station.
1973
CIHB
Rear of station.
1993
Anne M. de Fort-Menares photo
North (front) elevation of station.
1993
Anne M. de Fort-Menares photo
West end of north (front) elevation of station.
1993
Anne M. de Fort-Menares photo
Detail of wall elevation at west end of baggage room.
1993
Anne M. de Fort-Menares photo
Detail of roof eave brackets on north wall.
1993
Anne M. de Fort-Menares photo
First (GWR) station.

Drawings

Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1902-06-20 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 304 G.T.Ry. New station. Plan; front elevation.
1902-06-20 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 305 G.T.Ry. New station. Plan; front and end elevations; section.