The Railways of Ottawa

Finding No. 21   Railway Structures Destroyed (Mainly) by Fire

Grand Trunk Vars Station Burned 9 August 1907

Library and Archives Canada RG 46 vol. 1407 file 6915 Station at Vars.

27 February 1908
report from Inspector Ogilvie Vars station was burned down on 9 August 1907 and there has been no move to rebuild it. They have been using an old coach for the accommodation of the agent and passengers which is altogether inadequate.

14 March 1908 from GTR It is the intention to erect a new combination passenger and freight station at that point early this spring.

23 July 1909 from Ogilvie
GTR have completed their new station at Vars.

Updated 4 November 2021

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