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  • The coming of the Railroad

    On October 8, 1897 railway service to Winnipegosis was first made available, when the railway line was opened from Sifton. On December 20, 1898, this line became part of the Canadian Northern Railway, which in 1918 amalgamated into the great … Continue reading →

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  • Winnipegosis Grain Elevators

    At one time these giant structures dotted the Canadian skyline from coast to coast. Because our father, Bill Waters was the grain buyer for the National in Fork River from 1946-1964 my siblings and I have strong memories of spending … Continue reading →

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  • Cabins on the Lake

    This photo of Sam and Harry Hunter is taken from the “Pioneers of the Mowat School District”. In 1904 they purchased their uncle’s (Enos Draper) homestead on NW 1/4 32-28-18 in the Mowat area. They commercially fished on Lake Dauphin … Continue reading →

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