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Coyle Roadhouse

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Discovered by kev7716
Created Jan 10 2013
Recent status Historic Location
Category Railway
City Welland, Ontario
Location # 6138
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The remains of a old railroad Roadhouse and concrete bridge leading to it .This is where the old locomotives went for maintenance and repair . Nothing here but just bush but back in the day was a very busy area. I first spotted this place in a 1934 Google Earth view .So today being a nice sunny day decided to take a walk in the area .I was totally surprised to see there was still remains of this place and a fully in tacked concrete bridge leading to it. I can't wait till spring thaw to see more of it .

(This was posted with my permission...OAP)

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drunkenmunky420 yea my bad AGAIN, thats interesting never knew it was a cemetery I have walked out there alot and never seen any cemetery but there is lots of ponds now maybe it's under water

Apr 05 2013  • 0 like(s)

doom vs I guess that's why it's called station park? Lol...

Apr 04 2013  • 0 like(s)

doom vs Just added a link from wikimapia showing the outline of the old station which was across the canal.

Apr 04 2013  • 0 like(s)

drunkenmunky420 Still might find an old building lots of bush over here. I'll update if I find anything new.

Apr 04 2013  • 0 like(s)

kev7716 Welland's not the only town with 1934 views like this . Here is a larger Rail Roadhouse in Niagara Falls . You can even clearly see the turntable to guide the cars into it . Sad to say tho Salit Steel has completely flattened it. :(

Jan 12 2013  • 0 like(s)

ground state The stone bridge is great! I think we have to do exactly what you started here: carefully pic through Welland and do a full inventory, area by area. There isn't much in the database, and for a predominantly canal-and-train-based old city, it should be loaded with "stuff".

Jan 12 2013  • 0 like(s)

Mydea Neat find Kev, gotta love google earth!!!

Jan 11 2013  • 0 like(s)