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Ontario Railway Stations

Wanstead

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    Grand Trunk Railway

    Photo: Hadden's Art Studio, Alvinston, On., ca. early 1900s

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    Canadian National Railway (former)

    © Jeri Danyleyko, 2011

In 1902 Wanstead was the site of one of the most horrific train crashes in Canadian History. Thirty-one people lost their lives in a head-on collision between a freight and passenger train. Macleans Magazine A second station, built in the 1920s, was owned and used by the Wanstead Farmer's Co-operative for a number of years. As of the summer of 2017, it was no longer standing.