Location Owner:jointherapture Creation Date: 4/10/2011 Last Updated: 4/10/2011
The Credit Valley Railway arrived in Hillsburgh in 1879. The first timetable book used in Hillsburgh is dated Jan. 20, 1880 and the station master was W.A. Munroe.
Originally 4 trains ran daily but by 1933 this was down to two. Passenger service ended in 1958 and by 1988 the trains no longer used this track. In the mid 1970's the station was in disuse but the old animal loading ramps were still to be found behind the station.
The original station along with grain elevators burned in the fall of 1932 and was replaced in 1933. I have read that the replacement station was moved to Terra Cotta Conservation Area and is being used as a storage shed. I will try to find this and post pictures if I can.
The old railbed is now the Cataract Trail.
Abandoned houses may be dangerous! Read the LEGAL DISCLAIMER. Always obtain permission before entering someone else's property.
Hillsburgh Train Station Created by: jointherapture
Status: Repurposed Category: Railway
Create Photo Gallery
None listed We do not assume any responsibility for the accuracy of this information or for liability should you injure yourself.
Maps are only shown to logged in members. Google Maps is no longer free.
I used to go to this place all the time, really cool spot but when I went back this year after the winter I found the whole place Demolished :/ Someone'll have to change the status of this place. It's a shame.