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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 25.7-29.6 I

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision (MP 75.4-79.3) south of Beardmore, ON. Features the grade as it parallels the Blackwater River just west of Warneford Station with rock cuts, telegraph poles and the remains of a 2500-foot spur through a ballast pit.

Part 1 of 4.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on January 30, 2022 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 140.8-145.8 VII

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 40-45) east of Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade west of the Namewaminikan River Trestle as it passes through a ballast pit known at Spur KI-21. At the west end of the pit, near Kinghorn Road, there was at one time a flag stop at Milepost 45 called the Sturgeon River Crossing.

Part 7 of 7.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on December 16, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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