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Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

AGM 2019

Spring Field Trip 2019
Field Trip

Summer Field Trip 2019
Field Trip

Fall Field Trip 2019
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian National Railway Station / Miami Railway Station Museum (Miami, RM of Thompson)

The Canadian Northern Railway was begun in 1899 when the entrepreneurs Mackenzie and Mann brought about the amalgamation of two small railways. Although they began to build new track they also acquired other existing lines including the important Northern Pacific and Manitoba Railway in 1901. When the Canadian government took over the Canadian Northern in 1917, the railway spanned the country. This station, built in 1889 at Miami in the Rural Municipality of Thompson, is a rare surviving example of a Northern Pacific and Manitoba Railway station which was used for many years by the Canadian Northern and the Canadian National Railways. In 1976, it was designated a National Historic Site by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

Miami Northern Pacific and Manitoba Railway Station

Miami Northern Pacific and Manitoba Railway Station (October 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.37134, W98.24300
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Miami Museum (Miami, RM of Thompson)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 May 2019

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