C.N.Rys. Orillia Institute

Station: Orillia Institute, a.k.a. Orillia AsylumGTRS 1902, Huronia Regional Centre
Subdivision: Newmarket
Mileage: 84.23Mileage based on location of shelter appearing on C.N.Rys. property plan 720 1947-03
Symbols: ..
Location: (Simcoe County, Orillia Township)

Flag stop for trains 41, 42, 44 & 45.

Date Event
1887-11 Orillia "Asylum For Idiots" opens"Tenders for Furniture" for "Asylum for Idiots, Orillia" appears in The Globe (Toronto), 1876-03-20, pg. 3, col. 8. so this date may not be correct.
1902-07-15 Appears as Orillia Asylum Platform, 84.94 miles from TorontoGTRS 1902, pp. 32-33.
1908-06-21/1909-06-27 Appears as "Orillia Asylum Platform, south of Orillia"GTRS.ND.10.
1908-06-21/1909-06-27 Appears as "Orillia Asylum Platform, about one and one-half miles south of Orillia"GTRS.ND.23/26.
1914-08-07 GTR authorized to build siding for Hospital for Feeble MindedB.R.C. 22328.
1914-09-20/1925-09-27 Appears as Orillia Institute, about one and one-half miles south of Orillia; other tracks not givenGTRS.OL.BSD.5/30; GTRS-OL-BD.4; CNR.CR.SWOD.AD.9.
1920 Renamed "Ontario Hospital".
1926-09-26/1927-09-25 Appears as Orillia Asylum, M84.8, N.13CNR.CR.NOD.18/22.
1928-05-20/1929-06-30 Appears as Orillia Asylum, M84.2, N.13CNR.CR.NOD.23/28.
1929-07-28/1935-02-24 Appears as Orillia Asylum, M84.5, N.13CNR.CR.NOD.29/50.
1935-06-23/1939-07-02 Appears as Orillia Institute, M84.3, N.13CNR.CR.NOD.51/66.
1939-09-24/1942-09-27 Appears as Orillia Institute, M84.3, N.12CNR.CR.NOD.67/75.
1943-06-27/1952-09-28 Appears as Orillia Institute, M84.5, N.12CNR.CR.NOD.76/04.
1953-04-26/1958-06-22 Appears as Orillia Institute, M84.5, N.11CNR.CR.NOD.05/21.
1958-12-07/1961-10-29 Appears as Orillia Institute, M84.5, N.4CNR.CR.NOD.22/28; CNR.GLR.NOA.29/32.
1964-10-25 Appears in PTTCNR.A.196, Table 60.
1965-04-25 Absent from ETTCNR.GLR.NOA.41 and PTTCNR.A.197, Table 60.
Date Image Notes
1915c Click to Enlarge
JPS collection
Postcard view of Orillia Asylum from Lake Simcoe. Montréal Import Co., Montréal PQ. No. 3023. Postally unused.