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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 (Dorion) Subdivision MP 37.6-40.7 III

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision along Orient Bay, ON. Features several rock cuts, another stone retaining wall and great views of Orient Bay on Lake Nipigon.

Part 3 of 4.

Active, 1914-2005.

**In April 1994 there was major derailment at MP 89.7 (39.7 on the CNoR/Dorion Sub). There were no fatalities, but the three crewmen were seriously injured. The likely site appears around the 8:55 of the video.

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Posted by on July 25, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video


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