Owen Sound

Station: Owen Sound, a.k.a. Sydenham
Subdivision: Owen Sound
Mileage: 71.43
Symbols: C*KWZ
Train Order: DN
Office Signals: OW
Sidings: Yard
Other Tracks: Yard
Yard Limits: 6,720 feet South of Station.

C* Coal only.

Second track in front of station is siding for the meeting of trains.

Engines must not operate beyond switch points on either track leading off main spur at Wm. Kennedy & Sons.

Pacific type engines must not operate beyond crossing, Wm. Kennedy & Sons' spur track.

Movements over 10th St., second public crossing at grade north of station, must be protected by a member of crew.

Date Event
1894-07-10 Rail laying complete to Owen SoundBowers-1983, p. 22.
1894-07-13 First train operates to Owen SoundBowers-1983, p. 22.
1894-08-24 GTR assumes control of the Owen Sound branchBowers-1983, pp. 22 & 162.
1894-08-29 GTR begins regular service to Owen SoundBowers-1983, pp. 22.
1923-01-31 GTR becomes part of CNRBowers-1983, p. 162, Cooper-2001, p. 394
1930-08-01 Location of proposed new station at Owen Sound approvedB.R.C. 45134.
1931c CNR builds second station.
1995c CNR lifts rails.
Date Image Notes
TRL, Souvenir View Book Collection Call No.: 971.1318 S594 BR
GTR Station and yards.
GBIA Image 1.0209
GTR Station.
GBIA Image 1.0297
GTR Roundhouse and turntable.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1930-12 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 482 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Plans.
1930-12 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 483 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Elevations.
1930-12 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 484 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Sections
1930-12 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 485 C.N.Rys. Proposed station. Eyebrow window and station sign board details.
1948-10 Wilson-2001, p. 92 C.N.Rys. Track plan.