Monthly Archives: May 2015

327 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49.

Picture22011/05, CPR/Napinka Sub. Mile 17 Crystal City. CPR records from 1992/01 indicate that trackside structures at Crystal City were two elevators – N.M. Paterson and Manitoba Pool, and a Shell oil warehouse. According to the book , “Canadian Pacific’s Western Depots” by (Bohi & Kozma, 1993), the Crystal City station, built in 1898 for $3300, was a type 9 depot similar to the Morden station. Stucco was applied to the exterior walls at a point in time. Its disposition was (1972 approximate date). (Map- BTRC & CPR Records) Click on image for enlargement.