Edmonton once boasted many beautiful railway stations–the last preserved one is the Canadian Pacific Railway Station near Whyte Ave, and there were three large stations downtown. But did you know that there was once another station in Edmonton’s core, only a block away from the preserved Canadian Pacific Railway station?
This station was operated under the Canadian Northern Western Railway charter by the Canadian Northern Railway (which built stations near 104 avenue and 101 street downtown).
Have a look on this 1917 map hosted by the University of Alberta and see images of the station below.
1914 (Looking North)
EdHGIS: 1914 & 2016 Imagery
As of the 2010s, a strip mall stands in the space once occupied by the railway station.