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C.N.R. Roundhouse and Turntable
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Railroaders would have to dig into their memory to recall the above scene. The name on the train in the photo reads 'North Pacific Manitoba'. The roundhouse or turntable was used at the C.N.R. shops to service the locomotives that were in for repair. The Turntable would turn the trains around and back onto the track.

Date of Original
1900
Subject(s)
Collection
Rainy River Public Library
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.71664 Longitude: -94.56711
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Rainy River Public Library
Email:libraryrr@gmail.com
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

334 4th St.

PO Box 308

Rainy River, ON

P0W 1L0

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C.N.R. Roundhouse and Turntable


Railroaders would have to dig into their memory to recall the above scene. The name on the train in the photo reads 'North Pacific Manitoba'. The roundhouse or turntable was used at the C.N.R. shops to service the locomotives that were in for repair. The Turntable would turn the trains around and back onto the track.