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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian National Railway Station (Beaudry, RM of Cartier)

A small station building and water tower were constructed at this site on the Canadian National Railway (formerly the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway) on the south side of Provincial Road 241 in the Rural Municipality of Cartier. The station was named in commemoration of Father Joseph Agapit Beaudry who played an active role in colonizing the area.

Around 1960, the building was moved by John D. Perrin to his nearby property on the west bank of the Assiniboine River. The provincial government expropriated the property in 1975 for development of Beaudry Park and the building (which sat at the east side of the current park parking lot, about N49.86129, W97.47693)) was destroyed by fire during the winter of 1976.

No photo is available for this site. If you can provide one, please contact us at webmaster@mhs.mb.ca

Site Location (lat/long): N49.85727, W97.49345
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Draper Perrin (1890-1967)

Sources:

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by John Perrin and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 December 2014

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