Old CPR Station
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 50° 23.367 W 105° 32.097
13U E 461972 N 5582069
Quick Description: Historic former railway station in downtown Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Posted: 11/20/2007 1:48:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM2MEN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member StagsRoar
Views: 55

Long Description:

"The Canadian Pacific Railway station was designed by Montreal architect Hugh G. Jones and built in 1920-22. The station has considerable historical significance and architectural merit, as well as it is very prominent within the community.

Architecturally, its is a Beaux Arts style, with more Italian elements that are usually found in such as structure. It has a rusticated first floor, Campanile clock tower and a waiting room that resembles an Italian court yard. Other significant design features include a steel canopy with decorative columns which shelters the main entrance, the underground concourse and the paired, enclosed stairwells that link the concourse to the platforms." ~ Saskatchewan Heritage website

Official Heritage List: [Web Link]

5 Manitoba Street East
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Canada
S6H 1P8

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