Gallery - Grand Trunk Railway
The Grand Trunk Railway came to Niagara Falls in August of 1882, when it purchased the Great Western Railway and assumed all of it's operations. The Great Western Railway owned lines extending 1371 kilometers, running from Niagara Falls to Toronto, with branches to London, Windsor and the Bruce Peninusula. The Grand Trunk Railway became part of Canadian National in 1922.
History of the Grand Trunk Railway
Wikipedia Entry for the Grand Trunk Railway System
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Grand Trunk Railway #231 is seen heading into Niagara Falls, ON on the current Whirlpool Bridge. Behind is the Michigan Central Cantilever Bridge. The tracks for the Great Gorge Route are visible in the bottom left hand corner.1915 - Sirman CollectionGrand Trunk Railway 4-4-0 American "Duchess" is seen in Niagara Falls.Sept 7th, 1888 - Sirman Collection
Postcard shot of the MCRR and Whirlpool bridges.Unknown - NRM CollectionA shot looking east towards the Grand Trunk Railway station in Niagara Falls.
Image is from a post card entitled “G.T.R. Depot, Niagara Falls, Canada” published by Wright H. Buckley, Niagara Falls, Canada. It is postmarked April 22, 1907.1907 - NRM Collection
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