Canada was opened up by railroads and people used them to get from place to place.
Times change. People move differently now.
As happens with many things, the legacy has been neglected and is being discarded.
The gathering point for dreams was the railroad station. This one in Mattawa ON is fading into history.
Resting in the teeth of the gale!
The grain elevator at Indian Head Saskatchewan.
A major part of the culture of the West.
The main intersection in Alderdale.
Traffic lights are unnecessary so far.
The CPR station near the waterfront, long unused, has in recent years been refurbished and is now the home of @Discovery North Bay.
Removal of the rail yards allows one to see the waters of Lake Nipissing from its parking lot – if you stand on tip toe.
It is a lovely classic building. Three cheers for those who worked to save it and make it a living classroom. It is this kind of thing that turns a town into a community.