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 NER constructs 38'×16' wood frame, shingle roof "station" on sill foundation.NAC/NMC 96774.
1898 GTR remodels stationGTR.ND.1907, p. 159.
1911-05-11 BRC authorizes GTR to build spur for Longford Quarry CompanyBRC 13636.
1907 GTR Inventory lists station as "Fair" and indicates 958 ft2 platformGTR.ND.1907, p. 159The ca. 1907 GTR 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) CNR lifts rails between Allandale and LongfordHansen-1997, pp. TBD.
Date Image Notes
JPS collection
Postcard view of station in GTR 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.