Monthly Archives: April 2015

261 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49.

Picture12011/05, CPR Napinka sub. Mile 1.5, Hinged Deck Plate Girder (HDPG) bridge, length 195’, Three spans ( two built in 1898, and one in 1903). Water course – Pembina River. View looking west. (Information – BTRC/CPR files) (Click on photo for detail) © Text and Photos exclusive copyright of N. Froese.

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.