C.N.Rys. Longford

Station Name: Longford, a.k.a. Longford Mills
Subdivision: Newmarket
Mileage: 93.72
Symbols: ..
Train Order: D
Office Signals: GB
Sidings: 49 (M93.34 to M93.86)
Other Tracks: ..
Location: (Ontario County, Rama Township)
Date Event
1874 N.E.R. constructs 38'×16' wood frame, shingle roof "station" on sill foundation.NAC/NMC 96774.
1898 G.T.Ry. remodels stationGTR.ND.1907, p. 159.
1911-05-11 G.T.Ry. authorized to build spur for Longford Quarry CompanyB.R.C. Order No. 13636.
1907 G.T.Ry. Inventory lists station as "Fair" and indicates 958 ft2 platformGTR.ND.1907, p. 159The ca. 1907 G.T.Ry. inventory gives the dimensions as 19'-6"×38', which is either a typographical error or indicates that the station was rebuilt or extended in 1898..
1946 Camp Couchiching opensCamp Couchiching website.
1996 (Fall) C.N.Ry. lifts rails between Allandale and LongfordHansen-1997, pp. TBD.
Date Image Notes
1910c
JPS collection
Postcard view of station in G.T.Ry. era. Copy of postcard; publisher and postmark not known. Note faux wainscott pain scheme.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1874-07 NAC/NMC 96774 NRC Station. Plan. Front and end elevations. Section.
1876-02-23 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 90137 Item 5 NRC Track plan. 1"=50'
1889 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 187 G.T.Ry. MacPherson & Co. and Thomson & Hill sidings. Plan.
1889 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 188 G.T.Ry. Thompson's Mill sidings. Plan.
1893 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 81293/55 Item 189 G.T.Ry. Sidings Plan.