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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian National Railway Station (130 Fisher Avenue E, Portage la Prairie)

In 1908, the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway built this station at Portage la Prairie. The building was later used by Canadian National Railway, Via Rail, and Greyhound Bus Lines. It is presently vacant after the bus depot closed in October 2018.

Canadian National Railway station at Portage la Prairie

Postcard view of Canadian National Railway station at Portage la Prairie (no date) by G. A. Barrowclough
Source: Rob McInnes, PP0032

Canadian National Railway station at Portage la Prairie

Canadian National Railway station at Portage la Prairie (no date) by Hilt Friesen
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Hilt Friesen Collection, HF0262

Former Canadian National Railway station at Portage la Prairie

Former Canadian National Railway station at Portage la Prairie (June 2007)
Source: George Penner

Former Canadian National Railway station at Portage la Prairie

Former Canadian National Railway station at Portage la Prairie (November 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.97718, W98.28828
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Pacific Railway Station / CPR Heritage Park and Interpretive Centre (301 Third Street NE, Portage la Prairie)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Railway Stations

Sources:

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]

This page was prepared by George Penner, Rose Kuzina, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 December 2020

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