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Historic Sites of Manitoba: West Tower Railway Crossing (Portage la Prairie)

This railway crossing in the west area of Portage la Prairie, near where a control tower was formerly situated, is believed to be one of the only places in Canada where the lines of two railways cross, in this case the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian National Railway.

West Tower Railway Crossing

West Tower Railway Crossing (2011)
Source: James Kostuchuk

Site Location (lat/long): N49.97753, W98.30895
denoted by symbol on the map above


Information for this page was collected by James Kostuchuk and prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 May 2013

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