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 few 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

West Tower Railway Crossing

West Tower Railway Crossing (March 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

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


This page was prepared by James Kostuchuk, Gordon Goldsborough, and Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 7 August 2021

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