CN Erwood Subdivision

Elevator at end of CN Erwood Subdivision
The Swan River Valley Pioneer grain elevator at the end of the CN Erwood subdivision

The CN Erwood subdivision is now a spur off the former CN Cowan subdivision, and runs from mile 0.0 in Swan River, MB to mile 7.1 to a Pioneer grain elevator.

Current Status

Mile Station Siding
0.0 SWAN RIVER
Junction with CN Cowan subdivision
7.1 End of Operated Track

April 1977

The Erwood subdivision used to be from Swan River to Hudson Bay, a distance of 101.1 miles. The following is taken from the April 24th, 1977 employee timetable.

Mile Station Siding
0.0 SWAN RIVER
Junction with CN Cowan subdivision
1,850
9.8 BOWSMAN 1,480
21.5 BIRCH RIVER – Grain elevator 3,580
30.9 NOVRA 730
35.5 BELLSITE 790
42.1 MAFEKING 940
45.4 WHITMORE 740
50.5 BADEN 1,020
61.0 BARROWS 3,590
66.9 NATIONAL MILLS
70.0 WESTGATE 900
75.4 ARMIT 940
79.9 ROSCOE 3,590
92.6 ERWOOD 1,340
101.1 HUDSON BAY Yard

In 1977 the heaviest car permitted was 220,000 lbs. The following units were prohibited on the subdivision, except on the wye at Hudson Bay: CN 2000-3240, CN 4000-4017, CN 4900-6900 and CN 9400-9632.

 

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