Laggan Station - Heritage Park - Calgary, Alberta
Posted by: wildwoodke
N 50° 59.154 W 114° 06.264
11U E 703226 N 5652248
Quick Description: Laggan Station was formerly located at Lake Louise, Alberta and is now located at Heritage Park in Calgary, Alberta.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 9/20/2007 5:23:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM283D
Laggan Station was built in the Rocky Mountains as a stop that would entice the tourists to help make the rail line pay for itself.
Laggan Station was built in 1890 in the alpine resort of Lake Louise, Alberta. It still conveys the woodsy charm and comfort that tourists quickly came to associate with the Rock Mountains.
The station is still used as a stop on the small Heritage Park railway.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes
Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes
If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
Still used as part of Heritage Park.
What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Heritage Park
Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]
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