Almaguin Highlands Digital Collections
Railway Coal Depot, circa 1910
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white picture of three men on an elevated platform next to the railroad. Behind this building is a water tank, on the far end of the railyard. On the elevated platform there is one or two rail cars. This was used to load coal on to railway cars.
Notes
This place was called the coal chute. It burned in the 1930's. The empty railroad cars stopped in front of the chutes and the coal was dropped in. The engine was got water while the coal was being loaded. The station was located near the railroad bridge.
Date of Original
circa 1910
Date Of Event
circa 1910
Dimensions
Width: 10 in
Height: 8 in
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 10in
Image Height: 8in
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.8334 Longitude: -79.38293
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Railway Coal Depot, circa 1910


Black and white picture of three men on an elevated platform next to the railroad. Behind this building is a water tank, on the far end of the railyard. On the elevated platform there is one or two rail cars. This was used to load coal on to railway cars.