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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Pacific Railway Main Street Subway (Main Street, Winnipeg)

This multi-span concrete bridge over Main Street in Winnipeg, referred to as the Main Street Subway, was built to accommodate eight tracks of the Canadian Pacific Railway here. It opened in November 1904.

Postcard view of the CPR Main Street Subway

Postcard view of the CPR Main Street Subway (circa 1908)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2018-0185

CPR Main Street Subway

CPR Main Street Subway (July 2006)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90550, W97.13433
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Royal Alexandra Hotel / Canadian Club of Winnipeg War Memorial (Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Pacific Railway Station (181 Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 April 2022

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