A museum in McCreary occupies a former Canadian National Railway station along with the former Canal School. Built as a third-class station in 1912, the building provided space for storage of cargo as well as living quarters for the stationmaster and his family. Designated as a Heritage Railway Station by the federal government in 1991, it was used as a VIA stop. In October 2021, it became a municipally-designed historic site.
Purchased by the municipality in 1997, the museum is open during the summer. Tours can be arranged by appointment at other times by calling Mrs & Mr Morden at 204-835-2454, Pam at 204-835-2529, or Jeanette at 204-835-2257.
The former Canadian National Railway station at McCreary (August 1994)
Source: George Penner
McCreary community museum located in a former Canadian National Railway station (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.77359, W99.48964
denoted by symbol on the map above
Memorable Manitobans: Charlotte Annie Williams Harrison (1919-2014)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Railway Stations
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites
Railway Stations of Manitoba: A Building Inventory by Patricia Trainor, Farhad Rahbary, and David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1984, 233 pages. [Manitoba Legislative Library]
We thank Pam Little for providing additional information used here.
Page revised: 10 November 2021
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