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Then & Now - The Blule Mountains
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Mrs. Gibson and the Craigleith Station

Mrs. Helen Speck Gibson, visiting the Craigleith Heritage Depot, August 13th 2016 to relive her birth place. Mrs. Gibson was born in the Craigleith Station February 23, 1922. Her father, Alan Speck was the station master. Here is her interview, accompanied by her son Douglas Gibson. Interviewer is Robert Buchanan.


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Ski Train - Craigleith - Knapman Collection

Ski Train - Craigleith - Knapman Collection

Skiers getting off the ski train at Craigleith Depot Station, winter, black and white photo


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Craigleith Train Station

Craigleith Train Station

This photograph shows the Depot when it was a train station. Two women are standing near the north facade of the station. Most likely this photograph was taken in either the spring or the summer.


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The Depot - Turret View with Lilacs

The Depot - Turret View with Lilacs

This photograph is of the north facade roof exterior of The Depot restaurant. The photographer would have been facing the bay when the photograph was taken. The bay, The Depots turrets and lilacs are visible within the picture. The photograph was most likely taken in the spring or summer.


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The Depot -  Canadian 5286 National Train

The Depot - Canadian 5286 National Train

Photograph of a Canadian 5286 national train buckle. This artifact would have been on display in The Depot restaurant for patrons and guest to look at.


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The Depot - Artifact -  Furnace

The Depot - Artifact - Furnace

Photograph of a furnace. This artifact would have been on display in The Depot restaurant for patrons and guest to look at.


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The Depot Station - Incoming Train

The Depot Station - Incoming Train

Photograph of a train coming into the Depot Station. Two men waiting outside the train station waiting for the train to stop. The train is coming from Collingwood station.


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The Depot Station - Skiers Disembarking

The Depot Station - Skiers Disembarking

Photograph of a large group of skiers coming off the ski train, at Craigleith Depot Station.


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The Depot Station - Incoming Ski Train

The Depot Station - Incoming Ski Train

Photograph of skiers getting off the ski train at Craigleith Depot Station


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The Depot - Exterior Black and White

The Depot - Exterior Black and White

Compact photograph of the north facade exterior of The Depot.


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5 x 7 photograph of a T & NR train

5 x 7 photograph of a T & NR train

5 x 7 photograph of a T & NR train. It is computer print of the photograph.


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Jounrney to History Stop at The Depot

Jounrney to History Stop at The Depot

Photograph of the Go train stopped at the Depot, Journey to History. Photograph taken in June of 1974.


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