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A CN C44-9W and SD75I on a freight pass by the recently burnt Strathroy Station at Mile 20 CN Strathroy Sub.

The 117-year old structure was built by the Grand Trunk Railway in 1887, but out of use for years before the fire that doomed it. Three local 12-year old boys were later charged with arson.
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Caption: A CN C44-9W and SD75I on a freight pass by the recently burnt Strathroy Station at Mile 20 CN Strathroy Sub.

The 117-year old structure was built by the Grand Trunk Railway in 1887, but out of use for years before the fire that doomed it. Three local 12-year old boys were later charged with arson.

Photographer:
Bill Thomson [410] (more) (contact)
Date: 04/06/2004 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 2581 (search)
Train Symbol: Not Provided
Subdivision/SNS: Strathroy Station - CN Strathroy Sub (search)
City/Town: Strathroy (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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3 Comments
  1. What a sorry sorry sight.

  2. Another example of why historic buildings should be better preserved. Nothing but an ugly VIA shelter and a big open area today.

    Great shot Bill. The engines add to the scene.

  3. Ha, the chimmney is still standing.

    Nice picture.

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