Monthly Archives: July 2015

533 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49

Picture52011/05, CPR/Napinka sub. Mile ____ . Three GP 38-2 diesels, 3055 with packman logo, a faded 3117, and 3020 sporting new paint and beaver/shield logo waiting at the grain terminal W. of Boissevain, MB on a wet spring day. Click on photo for detail. © Text and Photos exclusive copyright of N. Froese.

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532 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49

Picture42011/05, CPR/Napinka Sub. Mile 49. End Of The Line. View – looking back S.E. towards former BTRC property in the direction of Holmfield. This railway property was sold in 2012 to Andy Keen and Brenda Seward. The track in the photo is still active CPR track used mostly for grain car storage.  Click on photo for detail. © Text and Photos exclusive copyright of N. Froese.

531 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49

Picture132011/05 CPR/Napinka Mile 49. View – looking N.W. to Killarney, MB. This was the end of the Boundary Trail Railway Co. property until its sale in May, 2012. The track in the photo is the still active CP line going on to Killarney and eventually to Napinka were the line joins up with the Estevan sub. which is part of the CPR Brandon division. Click on photo for detail. © Text and Photos exclusive copyright of N. Froese.

529 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49

Picture62011/05, CPR/Napinka sub. Mile 48 – looking W. towards Killarney grain terminals in the distance using an 18 – 135 mm lens at “normal eye view setting.  Notice the distance of approximately two miles from the grain terminals, compared to the telephoto magnification in the previous post. Click on photo for detail. © Text and Photos exclusive copyright of N. Froese.

527 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49

Picture42012/05, CPR/Napinka Sub. Mile 47. Telephoto view – looking N.W. Large corporate grain terminals on the horizon on the rail line at Killarney, MB, in the distance. Corporate take-overs, demolition of local elevators, and centralization of grain delivery terminals are all a part of rail line abandonment. Click on photo for detail. © Text and Photos exclusive copyright of N. Froese.