Cobourg Newspaper Index
Canada 150: Cobourg's place in Canadian History
Railways
<b>Souvenir Spade - c.1853<b>
Souvenir Spade - c.1853 Details
The souvenir spade shown was presented to Stuart Mackechnie, Mayor of Cobourg 1853 to commemorate the turning of the first sod of the Cobourg and Peterborough Railway.
<b>German Workers building the Harwood Train station c. 1854 <b>
German Workers building the Harwood Train station c. 1854 Details
<b>Terminus of the Cobourg & Peterborough Railroad at Harwood,Ontario (Rice Lake) - c. 1865 <b>
Terminus of the Cobourg & Peterborough Railroad at Harwood,Ontario (Rice Lake) - c. 1865 Details
Taken after the destruction of the bridge across Rice Lake in 1861.
<b> Cobourg and Peterborough Railway Locomotive - 1870 <b>
Cobourg and Peterborough Railway Locomotive - 1870 Details
The Cobourg & Peterborough Railway was incorporated in November 1852 by the citizens of Cobourg in hopes of drawing trade to their community from lands north to Peterborough and beyond.
<b>Blairton Iron Mines - 1873<b>
Blairton Iron Mines - 1873 Details
Entirely bankrupt by 1865, C&PR was reorganized as the Cobourg, Peterborough & Marmora Railway & Mining Company in August 1866 to pursue potential local iron ore bodies in the Marmora area.
<b>Photograph Cobourg railroad station <b>
Photograph Cobourg railroad station Details
<b>Stuart Street looking north - c.1920<b>
Stuart Street looking north - c.1920 Details
The two story double house on the left was formerly the C.P. Railway Station Building, which moved from the harbor area around 1880.
<b>CPR Picnic August - 6, 1921<b>
CPR Picnic August - 6, 1921 Details
<b>GTR Picnic - 1921 <b>
GTR Picnic - 1921 Details
<b>Cobourg railroad station <b>
Cobourg railroad station Details
<b>Canadian Pacific, Cobourg - 1966 <b>
Canadian Pacific, Cobourg - 1966 Details
This CPR station was built in August and September 1913, it closed on the 23 January 1966 and was demolished in 1979.
<b>Cobourg and Peterborough Railway, Cobourg 1991 <b>
Cobourg and Peterborough Railway, Cobourg 1991 Details
This C&P railway station was located near Division and Charles Street and is now a private home.
<b>VIA Rail, Cobourg Station - 1992<b>
VIA Rail, Cobourg Station - 1992 Details
Cobourg's VIA Rail station was built by the Grand Trunk Railway in 1911 and operated as the Cobourg Station from 1922 to 1986.
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