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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 45-49.1 I

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision along the southern part Orient Bay, ON. Features the grade alongside bay with beautiful views of the Pijitawabik Palisades and a concrete culvert where Keemle Creek empties into the bay.

Part 1 of 4.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on August 6, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 40.7-45 V

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision along Orient Bay, ON. Features the grade alongside Orient Bay with a small bridge, embankments, beautiful views of the Pijitawabik Palisades.

Part 5 of 5.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on August 3, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 40.7-45 IV

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision along Orient Bay, ON. Features the grade alongside Orient Bay with embankments, beautiful views and a small bridge near McCollum’s Resort.

Part 4 of 5.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on August 2, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 40.7-45 III

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision along Orient Bay, ON. Features the grade alongside Orient Bay with several shuttered businesses, beautiful views and the remains of a short spur with the rails still in place.

Part 3 of 5.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on August 1, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 40.7-45 II

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision along Orient Bay, ON. Features the grade south Orient Bay Station alongside Highway 11 to the former Abitibi Marine Industries Base at Cove Inlet.

Part 2 of 5.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on July 31, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 40.7-45 I

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision along Orient Bay, ON. Features the grade near Orient Bay Station and the former Nipigon Lodge (later Royal Windsor Lodge), which was built as a resort by Canadian Northern in 1916. It was visited by HRH, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), during his tour of Canada in 1919.

Part 1 of 5.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on July 30, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 37.6-40.7 IV

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision along Orient Bay, ON. Features concrete culverts, telegraph pole cribs and great views of Orient Bay on Lake Nipigon.

Part 4 of 4.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on July 26, 2020 in Hiking, 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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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 37.6-40.7 II

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

Part 2 of 4.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on July 23, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 37.6-40.7 I

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision south of Macdiarmid/Rocky Bay FN, ON. Features a large rock cut with concrete reinforcement and a hand-made rock retaining wall.

Part 1 of 4.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on July 22, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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