Monthly Archives: April 2015

263 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49.

Picture31997/07, CPR Napinka Sub. mile 1.5 – view of same 3 span bridge looking from N.W. to S.E. from parallel road. (Click on photo for detail) © Text and Photos exclusive copyright of N. Froese.

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260 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49.

picture7Early 1900’s , CPR mile 1.5 Napinka sub. W. of La Riviere. Coal burning Atlantic steam engine heading E. with a consist of clerestory roof passenger cars. The rail bridge appears to be a three span bridge as it exists in the present – 2011. According to the CPR Napinka Subdivision Bridge List, a third span of this bridge was added in 1903. (Information – Manitoba Archives, BTRC/CPR files) (Click on photo for detail) Photo source from the collection of – N. F.