Marmora's Wolf Station, now located on Cameron Street, south of No. 7 highway, was built in 1884 on the Central Ontario Railway line, two miles east of town, and remained there for 100 years. The station was named for a man murdered there. After the line was abandoned, the station was rescued by the Marmora Historical Foundation and reset on the north side of Highway 7, to be later, moved again by the town to the south side. On this location, it sits on an old spur line that ran north to the lumber mills at the Marmora Dam and on to the Cordova Gold Mines. In 1923, this spur line had as its president, Sir Henry Worth Thornton, the first president of the C.N.R..
DID YOU KNOW?
(If you reach the bottom of the page, hit "Next". There's more!)