C.N.Rys. Newmarket M88.23

Structure: Bridge tender's tower
Subdivision: Newmarket
Mileage: 88.23
Location: Download KML file for Google Earth Show in Google Maps North of Highway 12/West of passage between Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching
(Simcoe County, Orillia Township)
Date Event
1896 G.T.Ry, constructs signal cabin: 12'×14'×18½', sill foundation, frame, metal roofGTR.ND.1907, p. 138.
2007-08-10 Suffering from vandalism, the stairs and some first floor siding have been torn off (probably for firewood) and the east end is open to the elementsField trip with Ian Wilson.
2010-10-31 Destroyed by arsonconversation with Ian Wilson.
Date Image Notes
1988-09 Image Not Available
Bram Bailey photo
Interior of bridge tenders tower.
1988-09-23 Image Not Available
Bram Bailey photo
Bridge tenders tower.
2001-07 Click to Enlarge
JPS photo
Former bridge tenders tower almost six years after abandonment.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1995c J.P. Smith C.N.Rys. Bridge Tenders Tower. HO Scale