Canadian National Railways Water Facilities

These notes have been prepared by Andrew Jeanes, Doug Wilson Colin Churcher and members of the Ottawa Railway History Circle


Vankleek Subdivision
Dalkeith11 December 1891 from Collingwood Schreiber to Secretary RG 43 series A 1 vol. 5 file 802
Water tank at 7 miles there is a water tank 1600 gals capacity.
Eastern Ontario Review 13 December 1907

Fire originating from an unknown cause destroyed the pumphouse engineroom and water tank of the Grand Trunk Railway company on Saturday afternoon. The building was a wooden structure and the flames made such rapid progress that nothing could be done to save the property. A quantity of coal and oil was in the engine room and only added to the intensity of the heat
Eastern Ontario Review 15 September 1911
Dalkeith. The G.T.R. intends building a new water tank to replace the one that was burned down about three years ago.
Eastern Ontario Review 3 November 1911
Dalkeith. Work has been started on the new water tank to be erected by the G.T.R. Co
Eastern Ontario Review 10 November 1911
Dalkeith. It has been decided that the new water tank to be built here by the G.T.R. will not be built this fall as had been expected.
Eastern Ontario Review 14 June 1911
The G.T.R. company is building a new water tank to replace the one which burned down a few years ago, Messrs. D.D. McKinnon, and C. Cameron of this place are engaged on the job, and Mr. McKinnon will probably attend to it after it is completed
Hawkesbury
Matt-5114 June 1960
Mattingly's caption "Scenes around the CNR station and yard at Hawkesbury.  At one time a very important terminal on the old Canadian Northern line to Ottawa from Montreal.  Looking west towards roundhouse."

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