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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 145.8-149.8 V

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 45-49) at Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade as it approaches the yard and station at Jellicoe with the remains of the siding and wye. Jellicoe was a divisional point on the Canadian Northern Railway and later Canadian National Railways from 1915 to 1960. From 1960 to 2005 it was a crew change point for trains running between Hornepayne and Thunder Bay.

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

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 145.8-149.8 IV

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 45-49) at Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade east of Jellicoe Station with the location of Zroback Station, embankments, ties and numerous rock cuts.

 
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Posted by on December 22, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 145.8-149.8 III

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 45-49) at Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade east of Jellicoe Station with telegraph poles, insulators, concrete culverts and rock fill embankments.

 
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Posted by on December 21, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 145.8-149.8 II

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 45-49) at Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade east of Jellicoe Station with telegraph poles, cuttings, rock cuts, milepost markers and signage.

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 145.8-149.8 I

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 45-49) at Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade west of Kinghorn Road with cuttings, culverts and a former 132-foot trestle that filled in to create a large embankment in the early 80s.

 
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Posted by on December 19, 2021 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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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 140.8-145.8 V

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 40-45) east of Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade west of Kinghorn Station with telegraph poles, milepost markers and rock cuts.

Part 5 of 7.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on December 13, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision MP 140.8-145.8 IV

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn Subdivision (MP 40-45) east of Jellicoe, ON. Features the grade west of Kinghorn Station with telegraph poles, cuttings and several rock culverts.

Part 4 of 7.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on December 12, 2021 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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