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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Pacific Railway Water Tower (Riverton, Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton)

This concrete foundation at Riverton, in the Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton, once supported a water tower for steam locomotives of the Canadian Pacific Railway. On 12 November 1912, the first train carrying 450 passengers and freight arrived here. The final train came through in May 1990.

Foundation for Canadian Pacific Railway Water Tower at Riverton

Foundation for Canadian Pacific Railway Water Tower at Riverton (October 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.99527, W96.99611
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Sources:

This page was prepared by Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 22 November 2020

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