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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 107-112 VI

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision (MP 156.7-161.7) near Pearl, ON. Features the grade as it crosses the Pearl River on a short bridge, then past a rock cut to Road 5 South.

Part 6 of 6.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on April 3, 2022 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 76.4-79.8 VI

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision (MP 126.1-129.5) at Nipigon, ON. Features the grade as it heads south from Nipigon with old culverts, beaver dams, a bridge over the Stillwater Creek and some visitors on the Canadian Pacific line.

Part 6 of 6.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on March 10, 2022 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 76.4-79.8 I

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision (MP 126.1-129.5) at Nipigon, ON. Features the grade as it passes alongside the Nipigon River, under bridges for the TransCanada Highway and Canadian Pacific Railway to the start of crossing of the river known as “The Causeway.”

Part 1 of 6.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on March 3, 2022 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 45.3-49.7 V

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision (MP 95-99.4) near East McKirdy, ON, ON. Features the grade as it passes along the south shore of Keemle Lake with a level crossing, signage and a small bridge.

Part 5 of 6.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2022 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 33.3-37.6 VI (Postagoni River Bridge)

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision (MP 83-87.3) south of Macdiarmid/Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek, ON. Features the 287-foot bridge over the Postagoni River (pronounced paws–TAH–gun–ee), which was built in 1924 and cost $103,000 at the time.

Part 6 of 6.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on February 14, 2022 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CN Kinghorn Subdivision Derailment August 1990

On August 22, 1990, the rear portion of an eastbound train derailed on Canadian National’s now decommissioned Kinghorn Subdivision at the Namewaminikan River Bridge, Milepost 44.4. Numerous cars and the caboose left the rails, with several cars coming to rest in the river. Part of the bridge and an unknown length of the track were damaged. The video was shot on August 22nd and 24th.

 
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Posted by on December 15, 2021 in History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 140.8-145.8 VI (Namewaminikan River Trestle)

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 40-45) east of Jellicoe, ON. Features the 366-foot trestle over the Namewaminikan or Sturgeon River, referred to locally as the “44 Bridge.”

**Many thanks to Richard for the info about the catwalk and Maryann for the info about the derailment. You will notice the repair work done on the northwest side of the trestle due to the derailment. The metal catwalk and railing have been replaced with ones made of wood.

Part 6 of 7.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on December 14, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 137.1-140.8 V

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 36.3-40) east of Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade as it heads northwest near Partridge Lake with cuttings, very long embankments (one which used to be a trestle) and a small bridge over Dumas Creek.

Part 5 of 5.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on December 6, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 97.8-100 II

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision (MP 147.8-150) north of Dorion, ON. Features the grade from Coldwater Creek south toward Dorion Station, passing numerous telegraph poles along the way.

Active, 1914-2005.

Part 2 of 3.

 
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Posted by on March 25, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 97.8-100 I

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision (MP 147.8-150) north of Dorion, ON. Features the grade from the Wolf River to where it crosses Coldwater Creek on a 180-foot bridge.

Active, 1914-2005.

Part 1 of 3.

 
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Posted by on March 23, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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