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Dwyer/Gillespie Elevator

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A full view of the Gillespie Elevator after it was rebuilt due to a fire. Gillespie operated the terminal for only a few years before moving its operations to Port Arthur.


A photo of the James Whalen on the lower Kaministiquia river. The original wooden Dwyer elevator sits on the righthand bank, and the Ogilvie elevator sits on the lefthand bank, its loading gallery visible above the water.

Jacknife Bridge Dwyer Gillespie silos

A photo of the historic Jackknife bridge that allowed rail traffic to reach the Dwyer/Gillespie elevator, which was located on McKeller Island. In the centre background of the photo, the terminal's abandoned silos are visible. The workhouse was previously dismantled.

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