General

Station: Midland
Subdivision: Midland
Mileage: 75.22
Symbols: K
Train Order: DN
Office Signals: MI
Sidings: Yard
Other Tracks: Yard
Yard Limits: 9,913 ft. east of Tiffin
Location:
Midland
(Simcoe County, Tay Township)

Footnotes

All Westward movements except regular trains will, unless otherwise instructed, move between Tiffin and Midland on the track known as the lead.

Chronology

Date Event
1942-07-14 Second station destroyed by fire, which consumed the Midland Boat Works and destroyed David Pratt's two ice houses and coal yard and eight houses. A group of youngsters saved the freight sheds by pouring water on its roofThe Globe and Mail (Toronto) Wednesday, July 15, 1942, pp. 1 & amp; 2; The Toronto Daily Star Wednesday, July 15, 1942, p. 1. A part of the freight shed was then used as a temporary stationHansen-1997, p. 117.
1945-03-17/1945-04-06 CNR tenders for construction of third stationToronto Daily Star
1945-10-24 Cornerstone layinig ceremony heldThe Globe and Mail (Toronto) Thursday, October 25, 1945, p. 10.
1946-06 CNR opens third stationHansen-1997, p. 117 slightly west of the originalHansen-1997, pp. 120-121.

Photographs

Date Image Notes
1941
CN Photo Collection / CSTM / Image CN001094
Station.
After 1946
JPS collection
Coloured postcard view of station, grain elevators and harbour. Published by The Photogelatine Engraving Co. Ltd. Toronto. Postally unused.
After 1946
CN Photo Collection / CSTM / Image CN002594
CNR passenger train on dock siding.
After 1946
CN Photo Collection / CSTM / Image CN002595
CNR passenger train waits for baggage.
n.d.
CN Photo Collection / CSTM / Image CN006528
Station.
After 1951
CN Photo Collection / CSTM / Image CN001095
Station.
1978-06
Gene Burles photo
Station.

Drawings

Date Reference Railway Subject Description
n.d. NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 42 Station. Ground floor plan.
1921-04 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 421 G.T.Ry. Proposed Wharf shelter. Plans. Elevations. Sections.
1928-03-14 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 422 C.N.Rys. Wharf shelter. Wharf plan. Shelter elevations and sections.
1928 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 423 C.N.Rys. Proposed wharf shelter. Wharf plan. Shelter elevations and sections.
1928 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 424 Variant of NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 423
1928 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 425 C.N.Rys. Proposed wharf shelter. Elevations. Sections.
1928 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 426 C.N.Rys. Proposed wharf shelter. Plan. Elevations. Sections.
1928 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 427 C.N.Rys. Proposed wharf shelter. Door, window, pier and wicket details.
1944-03-09 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 428 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Plans. Elevations. Sections. Location plan.
1970c Edmonson-1977, pp. 30-31 C.N.Rys. Station. Plans. Elevations.