` C.N.Rys. Penetang

C.N.Rys. Penetang

Station: Penetang, a.k.a. Penetanguishene
Subdivision: Penetang
Mileage: 33.60
Symbols: RWZ
Train Order: D
Office Signals: PN
Sidings: Yard
Other Tracks: Yard
Yard Limit Boards: 4,361 feet south of station.
Location: (Simcoe County, Tay Township)
Date Event
1878 NRC constructs:
  • Station: Sill foundation, shingle roof 20'×50'×16'; and
  • Freight Shed: Sill foundation, shingle roof, 20'×63'×16'.
GTR.ND.1907, p. 175.
1878-12-01 NSR opens to PenetanguisheneStevens-1960, p. 414Hopper gives a date of about December 31, 1878Hopper-1962, p. 650..
1899 GTR remodels station and freight shed.GTR.ND.1907, p. 175.
1900-02c GTR plants maple trees from Aurora station groundsAurora Banner, Friday January 19, 1900.
1902 GTR replanks 1250'×12' dockGTR.ND.1907, p. 175.
1904 GTR constructs:
  • 24'×68' and 42'×62' double chute stock yard;
  • 14'×20'×8' engine wood house; and
  • 15'×140'×12' pavilion.
GTR.ND.1907, p. 175.
1912-11-04 GTR authorizied to build siding for Breithaupt Leather CompanyB.R.C. 17924.
1914-05-16 GTR Penetang station location approvedB.R.C. 21852.
1922-04-13 Clearances on GTR spur to C. Beck Manufacturing Company and siding to Dominion Stove & Foundry Company approvedB.R.C. 32313.
Date Image Notes
1890c
Andrew Merrilees Collection / NAC PA-146278
Station
1890c
Andrew Merrilees Collection / NAC PA-146279
Station
1900c
Charles Cooper Collection
Station
1900c
Charles Cooper Collection
Station
1900c
Charles Cooper Collection
Station
1909c
JPS Collection
Postcard view of station showing rear elevation. Postmarked September 5, 1909 at Penetanguishene.
1950c
John Rehor Photo / Paterson-George Collection
Station.
1951
CNR Photo X34572
Station.
1955-07-16
Canadian Historical Picture Collection / J. V. Salmon Collection / TRL / Acc. S 1-3096B
Station.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1894-10-18 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 934002 Item 151 G.T.Ry. Track plan. 1in.=50ft.
1894-10-18 NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 934002 Item 150 Copy of NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 934002 Item 151
1912-12 NAC Online MIKAN no. 3830371 Charles E. Goad Fire insurance map (7 sheets)
1955-04 C.N.Rys. Track plan.