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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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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 156.6-161.3 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 4.4-9.1). Features a large concrete culvert over the Sunshine Creek and a high, 640-foot long rock cut.

Part 2 of 4.

Active, 1908-1994.

 
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Posted by on June 26, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 156.6-161.3 I

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 and rock cuts, as well as an unusual 1.5 mile section.

Part 1 of 4.

Active, 1908-1994.

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

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 106.6-109 II

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision east of Pearl, ON. Features several embankments, rock cuts and an old concrete culvert.

Part 2 of 2.

Active, 1914-2005. For more information, please visit:

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

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 161.6-164.5 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 1.5-4.4). Features the remains of the station at Ellis (MP 162.2).

Part 3 of 3.

Active, 1908-1994.

 
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Posted by on June 19, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 164.5-166

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 0.3-1.5). Features the junction between the new line built in 1924, and the original grade built 1908, as well as several long embankments. One-third of a mile of the original grade was used as a spur for an indeterminate period of time after 1924.

Active, 1908-1994.

 

 
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Posted by on June 7, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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CNoR/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision MP 109-112 I

Video of the former Canadian Northern Railway/CN-Kinghorn (Dorion) Subdivision east of Pearl, ON. Features a long embankment and rock cut.

Part 1 of 3.

Active, 1914-2005.

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

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 188.8 (187.3) IV

Video of the former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway-Lake Superior Branch at Thunder Bay, ON. This area with a unique layout was known as the “Moose’s Nose” or “Devil’s Elbow.” It features a lengthy rock cut and several embankments as it climbs westward toward Baird Station and beyond. Part 4 of 4.

 
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Posted by on May 13, 2020 in Hiking, History, Railway, Video

 

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GTP-Lake Superior Branch MP 188.8 (187.3) II

Video of the former Grand Trunk Pacific Railway-Lake Superior Branch at Thunder Bay, ON. This area with a unique layout was known as the “Moose’s Nose” or “Devil’s Elbow.”

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

 

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