Restoration of our old CNR Station has returned the building to its former self and then some! (Now VIA Rail) They’ve done a tremendous job of maintaining the integrity of the original building’s detail in combination with some modern touches. Work has now shifted to the inside of the building and from what I understand there is to be a restaurant and a gift shop. Who remembers late night food and coffee at the Beanery with the Pontings, right here !
Thank you Sioux Lookout for not letting this historically important building go the route of the General Hospital. Sioux Lookout’s oldest roots are in the Canadian National Railway and that should never be forgotten…
Taken last winter, December 2011. The building is Taken in 2006, the building is in terrible shape,
stripped down to its origins; I had forgotten that basically abandoned and neglected; not an
the doorway was orignally a great open “tunnel” unbroken window anywhere.
to walk through to the front of the building.