A postcard of CPR Elevator D's original steel construction. The elevator used a long enclosed gallery (right) to reach ships at the river's edge.
CPR D's new tile workhouse under construction after a fire that destroyed the old wooden workhouse.
CPR D's new tile workhouse almost complete. The low steel bins were also replaced with tile and a concrete annex was added.
CPR D with its annex expansions. The wooden workhouse stands to the right before it was destroyed in a fire.
Another view of the full CPR D before its new tile workhouse was constructed.
A view of the annex expansion after CPR D became Westland D (photo incorrectly identifies the elevator as the Northwestern). The five tall structures on the loading side gave the terminal a unique silhouette among Lakehead elevators.
A fire insurance map of CPR D after its tile workhouse construction was completed. Made by the Goad Insurance Company in March 1909.
A view of CPR D's tile workhouse in the process of demolition. Photo from the Paterson archives.
A close view of CPR D's workhouse being demolished. Photo from the Paterson archives.
The wreckage after CPR D's workhouse demolition. Photo from the Paterson archives.