502 The Napinka Subdivision, Mile 0 to Mile 49

Picture42011/05, CPR/Napinka Sub. Mile 42.8 West end of Holmfield Yard. View – looking E.  A “type 8” station similar to the La Riviere station , and a water tower were situated in the foreground on the right side of the track in this photo. The station was built in 1898 at a cost of $2600, and removed in 1964. “Canadian Pacific’s Western Depots” (Bohi and Kozma 1993).   Holmfield: Mr. C. Collis, CPR agent, has been awarded first prize for best kept grounds in the Portage division.  Information source:  ‘Southern Manitoba Review’ Nov. 19th, 2020.  Click on photo for detail. © Text and Photos exclusive copyright of N. Froese.


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