These are stories about my family and its relationship to the Canadian Pacific Railway section houses around mid-north Ontario/Quebec . Most are funny , some are sad , but all are informative . Enjoy !
CPR Section House
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Mattawa Station: 1890's on
These photos show the rise and decline of Mattawa Station over a century+.
At the beginning when the train's arrival was an affair -a place to be seen . (1890's)
photo from trainweb.org
2000's (first decade)
OVR ( Ottawa Valley Railway ) tried a few tourist runs from Mattawa Station along the scenic route north to Temiscaming . How times have changed this station !