Ferguson Station - Hamilton, ON
Posted by: stinger503
N 43° 15.255 W 079° 51.720
17T E 592373 N 4789678
Quick Description: Old train station in downtown Hamilton
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/1/2012 6:20:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMEB88
This old station is on the corner of King St. and Ferguson Avenue. The station used to service the Grand Trunk Railway. Nearby there is also a mural depicting a train accident that happened. This entire area of Ferguson Avenue has been decorated with train equipment, paying tribute to the history of the station with old fashioned train signals, small rail cars, specialized street signs and rails.
Although no longer in use as a train station the station plays host to the Hamilton Mustard Festival.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No
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?:
What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Grand Trunk Railway
Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed
Please post an original picture of the station/depot taken while you were there. Please also record how you came to be at this station/depot and any interesting information you learned about it while there.