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Extant Nova Scotia Railroad/Railway Structures

 

 

Recent Updates Last updated 1/16/15

Updated towns are in red type. The Bytown Railway Society's Canadian Railway Station Guide, Nova Scotia Railway Heritage Society, RSHS files, and personal notes were used in compiling this list. Contributors to this list include the Canadian Railway Station News, Matt Cosgro, James LeFresne, Steven G. MeredithDon Neish, and Jay Underwood.

11/18/03 Removed Stewiacke depots 7/07 Removed Kentville roundhouse

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Amherst

CN

27 Station St.

C

rr

c1903

in use

stone

CN

VIA stop, two story

Annapolis Royal

Dominion Atlantic Ry (DAR), (CP)

Rt. 1/Rt. 8

C

unused

c1912

gone

brick

none

 

Antigonish

Intercolonial Ry. (CN)

Rt. 337, 20 E. Main St.

P

museum

1908

in use

brick/stone

Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Ry. (CBCNS)

Antigonish Heritage Museum

Bedford

CN

Bedford Hwy.

C

for sale

 

in use

wood shingles

CN

 

Bridgetown

DAR (CP)

73 Queen St.

P

pub

1919

in use

brick/stucco

CP

more history

Brookfield

CN

relocated to Ed Creelman Park

C

museum

c1933

nearby

wood

CN

Brookfield Heritage Museum

Chester

Canadian Northern (CN)

Hwy. 3

P

visitor information centre

1901

gone

wood

none

Chester Municipal Heritage Society offices and apartment

Clarksville

CP

relocated to Rt. 236

C

cottage

 

none

wood

none

 

Cornwallis

CP

near military base

C

museum

1942

none

concrete

none

military museum

Digby

DAR (CP)

NE of town, Bear River

B

abandoned

 

abandoned

steel

none

deck truss

Elmsdale

CN

Hwy. 2

C

Future Nova Scotia Railway Heritage Centre

1922-3

in use

brick/stone

CN

two story, field checked 1/06

Elmsdale

Nova Scotia Ry.

relocated nearby

C

residence

1856

none

wood

none

 

French Village

Canadian Northern (CN)

Hwy. 3

C

business

c1901

gone

wood shingle

none

restored

Glace Bay

Sydney & Louisbourg Ry.(S&L Ry.)

Union St.

C

tourist line

 

in use

wood

Cape Breton Steam Ry.

 

Glace Bay

S &L Ry.

Union St.

Rh

tourist line

 

in use

brick

Cape Breton Steam Ry.

 

Grand Pre

DAR (CP)

relocated

C

residence

c1926

none

log

none

 

Halifax

CN

1161 Hollis St.

P

rr/bus

1928

in use

brick

CN

VIA station, attached to Nova Scotian Hotel (blt. by CN), two story

Hantsport

Windsor & Hantsport

1 block east of main road

C

rr

c1919

in use

brick

WHRC

used as railway administrative offices

Hubbards

CN replica

Lighthouse Trail-Gateway

C

visitor information centre

2002

none

wood

none

 

Inverness

Irverness Railway & Coal Co. (CN)

62 Lower Railway St.

C

museum

1901

in use

wood

CN

Miner's Museum

Kentville

VIA

Cornwallis St.

P

municipal

1988

gone

brick

none

bus depot

Kingston

VIA

Rt. 1

P

municipal

c1980s

in use

wood

CN

now information centre

Lawrencetown

CN

27 Station St.

C

residence

c1895

none

wood

none

 

Lawrencetown

CN

Station St.

C

for sale

c1935

none

 

none

 

Liverpool

Halifax & South WesternSouth Shore Ry. (CN)

Rt. 3

P

museum

1905

gone

wood

none

Hank Snow Country Music Centre, 2 story

Louisbourg

S & L Ry.

Main St.(Rt. 22)

P

museum

1895

gone

wood

none

Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Museum, 2 story

Louisburg

S&L Ry.

Main St.

F

museum

1895

gone

wood

none

 

Lunenburg

CN

18 Dufferin St., Rt. 3

P

municipal

c1923

gone

stucco/brick

none

South Shore Tourist Association

Middleton

DAR , Canadian Northern (CP)

61 School St.

C

museum

1915

gone

wood

none

Memory Lane Railway Museum

Musquodoboit Harbour

Canadian Northern (CN)

Marine Dr.

C

museum

1918

gone

wood

none

Musquodoboit Harbour Museum/tourist information, 2 story

North Sydney

CN

near rr yard

C

food bank

c1916

in use

brick/stucco

CBCNS

 

North Sydney

Intercolonial Ry.(CN)

relocated slightly on Station St.

C

business

 

nearby

 

CN

two story, being restored

Orangedale

Intercolonial Ry. (CN)

on site

C

museum

1886

in use

wood

CBCNS

Orangedale Railway Museum, 2 story

Parsboro

Cumberland Coal & Ry.

relocated to Willow St.

C

storage

 

none

wood

none

 

Pictou

Intercolonial Ry. (CN)

off Main St. at 71 Front St.near waterfront

P

museum

1904

gone

brick

none

two story, Northumberland Fisheries Museum, offices, community center, upper story rebuilt after fire

Port Hawksbury

CB&CNS

near Government wharf

F

rr offices

modern

in use

brick

CBCNS

 

Port Hood

CN

relocated in town

C

business

c1927

none

wood

none

funeral home

Pugwash

CN

on site

C

library

c1886

gone

brick

none

two story

St. Peter's

CN

on site

C

senior/community centre

c1903

gone

brick/wood

none

 

Springhill Junction

VIA

off Rt. 2

P

vacant ?

 

in use

metal

CN

 

Stellarton

CBCNS

Ford St.

F

rr offices

c1960

in use

sided

CBCNS

 

Stellarton

VIA

Ford St.

P

storage

1988

in use

 

CN

used by Museum of Industry

Sydney

CN

west of CBCNS shops

C

business

c1960

in use

 

CBCNS

two story

Sydney

CBCNS

 

Sh

rr

 

in use

metal

CBCNS

 

Sydney Mines

Intercolonial Ry. (CN)

159 Legatto St.

C

museum

c1900

gone

brick

none

Sydney Mines Community Heritage Museum and Fossil Center

Tatamagouche

Intercolonial Ry. (CN)

21 Station St..

C

business

1887

gone

brick

none, now part of Trans Canada Trail

two story, Train Station Inn, bed and breakfast, Field checked 2/09

Truro

CN

104 Esplanade St.

P

rr

1973

in use

steel/glass/brick

CN

VIA stop

Truro

CP

Willow St.

C

business

c1960

none

brick

none

warehouse

Upper Tantallon

Canadian Northern (CN)

5401 St. Margaret's Bay Rd.

C

business

1901

in use

brick

 

 

Windsor

Windsor &Hantsport

Rt. 1

C

rr

modern

in use

metal

WHRC

mow

Wolfville

DAR (CP)

21 Elm Ave.

P

library

1912

in use

brick

W&H

Wolfeville Memorial Library

Yarmouth

DAR replica

520 Main St.

P

business

c2002

none

brick

none

fast food chain

Yarmouth

CP

Main St.

C

bus station

c1960

in use

brick

CP

 

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

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