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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 49.1-52.5 II

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision at McKirdy, ON. Features the grade along East McKirdy and McKirdy and one of the few rock cuts in the area.

Part 2 of 4.

Active, 1914-2005.

 
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Posted by on August 13, 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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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 150.1-155.2 (40.9-46) IV

Video of the former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway-Lake Superior Branch near of Sunshine, ON. Constructed in 1908, from 1924 to 1994, it was known as the CN-Graham Subdivision (MP 10.5-15.6). Features several rock cuts and low-lying areas.

Part 4 of 4.

Active, 1908-1994.

 
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Posted by on July 17, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 150.1-155.2 (40.9-46) III

Video of the former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway-Lake Superior Branch near of Sunshine, ON. Constructed in 1908, from 1924 to 1994, it was known as the CN-Graham Subdivision (MP 10.5-15.6). Features several rock cuts, swamps and a special encounter.

Part 3 of 4.

Active, 1908-1994.

 
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Posted by on July 16, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 150.1-155.2 (40.9-46) II

Video of the former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway-Lake Superior Branch near of Sunshine, ON. Constructed in 1908, from 1924 to 1994, it was known as the CN-Graham Subdivision (MP 10.5-15.6). Features several long rock cuts and embankments.

Part 2 of 4.

Active, 1908-1994.

 
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Posted by on July 15, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 155.2-156.6 (39.5-40.9)

Video of the former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway-Lake Superior Branch near of Sunshine, ON. Constructed in 1908, from 1924 to 1994, it was known as the CN-Graham Subdivision (MP 9.1-10.5). Features several rock cuts, the siding at Flett Station and the entrance to the Flett Tunnel.

Active, 1908-1994.

 
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Posted by on July 11, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 156.6-161.3 (34.8-39.5) IV

Video of the former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway-Lake Superior Branch near of Sunshine, ON. Constructed in 1908, from 1924 to 1994, it was known as the CN-Graham Subdivision (MP 4.4-9.1). Features several rock cuts and a very unusual culvert.

Part 4 of 4.

Active, 1908-1994.

 
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Posted by on June 28, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 156.6-161.3 (34.8-39.5) III

Video of the former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway-Lake Superior Branch near of Sunshine, ON. Constructed in 1908, from 1924 to 1994, it was known as the CN-Graham Subdivision (MP 4.4-9.1). Features several embankments, rock cuts and the remains of an old structure.

Part 3 of 4.

Active, 1908-1994.

 
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Posted by on June 27, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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