Latlng: (43.240931, -79.074458)

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Michigan Central RR Stop Ruins

Niagara On The Lake, Ontario

Location Owner ground state
Creation Date Nov 13 2012
Status Abandoned
Category Railway
Location Niagara On The Lake, Ontario
Site number #5814

Hidden in a dense forest next to a suburban neighbourhood in NOTL, one can find the remains of a long, gated rock wall and gazebo/resting area for passengers awaiting transportation on the Michigan Central Railway. From the late 1800s to the mid-1900s this route was owned separately by Michigan Central Railway, New York Central Railroad, and the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. As an early railroad it transported passengers and freight to and from ports in Niagara-on-the-Lake, but the line ultimately was abandoned. In 1973, Regional Niagara acquired the railway bed from Niagara-on-the-Lake and removed the tracks. Remains can be accessed by parking at N 43 14.092 W 79 04.311 and hiking north 700 m along the old rail-bed, or by parking at N 43 14.396 W 79 04.488 and entering the area via a sidewalk in between two houses.

Latlng: (43.240931, -79.074458)


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avatar of marcosphoto
marcosphoto Last posting here was 2013, site still running strong except for some thieves appear to have made away with the large steel gate and some other steel artifacts that I noticed in other photos posted here.
Jun 06 2018
avatar of oldmann66
oldmann66 yes you did miss me by a day Duke. Didn't make it to the most haunted house in N O T L did manage to stop by the Haunted Shoppe to see friend of ours that owns the shop and runs the haunted lantern walks in NOTL.
May 09 2013
avatar of The Duke
The Duke Missed Oldmann66 by a day!
May 09 2013
avatar of drunkenmunky420
drunkenmunky420 Nice find. Now I need to make a trip out to NOTL
Apr 06 2013
avatar of timo explorer
timo explorer Not much here, but I like it. Great history and photos.
Nov 15 2012
avatar of trailblazer519
trailblazer519 Great pics gs and interesting place...on my long to-do list.
Nov 14 2012