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Port McNicoll

Phone : (705) 534-3757
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Port McNicoll

Port McNicoll, ON (Nearby: Victoria Harbour, Midland, Wyebridge, Penetanguishene, Wawa)

  • Marcolin comment
  • 1910
  • 1920
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  • 1912
  • 1912
  • 1920
  • Grainer
  • 1913
  • 1920
  • 1920s
  • 1924

770 4th Ave.
Port McNicoll, Ontario
L0K 1R0

Ontario Tourism Region : Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 4,880. In Tay T., Simcoe C., on Hog Bay, an arm of Georgian Bay 2 km. N of Hwy 12,45 km. NW of Orillia.
  • The community owes its existence to a decision by CPR to locate its main terminal for upper Great Lakes steamships here in 1909.
  • The railway previously had used Owen Sound, but made the change because of adverse grades on the Toronto-Owen Sound route. The new port facility was named after David McNicoll, vice-president and general manager of the CPR at that time.
  • Postcards above used with permission from A Great Lakes Treasury of Old Postcards 2007 Lorenzo Marcolin, MD 176 pp. For Copies call the Huronia Museum 705 526 2844 or email

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Craig Heels on 30-Dec-11
Like these old picture postcards, as i'm going to do a model railroad re-construction of the CPR at Pt. McNicoll circa 1955-59. would love to find more photos of the rail facilities, ie. train stn, roundhouse, coal & water towers etc., and of course the Trestle. any help greatly appreciated!

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  • Manitoba
  • Assiniboia
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  • Keewatin 1951

Visitors to this page: 17,128     This record last updated: February 10, 2010

Off the beaten track:
  • Evans Corner, 1km
  • McMillan, 2km
  • Victoria Park, 2km
  • Grandview Beach, 2km
  • Paradise Point, 2km
  • Triple Bay Park, 2km
  • Old Fort, 2km
  • Martyrs Shrine, 3km
  • Elliotts Corners, 4km
  • Ogden's Beach, 3km
  • Elimere Point, 3km
  • Victoria Harbour, 4km
  • Sunset Beach, Penetanguishene area, 4km
  • Tiffin, 4km
  • Melduf, 5km
  • Robin's Point, 5km
  • Ebenezer, Penetanguishene area, 7km
  • Caswell's Beach, 5km
  • Riverside, Penetanguishene area, 7km
  • Midland Point, 6km
  • Sturgeon Beach, 6km
  • Sturgeon Bay, 7km
  • Mertz's Corner, 9km
  • Portage Park, 7km
  • Wyebridge, 8km
  • Sunnyside, Penetanguishene area, 7km
  • Vasey, 10km
  • Maceys Bay, 10km
  • Firth's Corners, 8km
  • Waubaushene, 8km
  • Wolverine Beach, 11km
  • Forest Harbour, 8km
  • Waverley, 12km
  • Port Severn, 10km
  • Howes Corners, 9km
  • South Bay, Honey Harbour area, 13km
  • Marygrove, 12km
  • Penetang, 10km
  • Coutnac Beach, 12km
  • Fesserton, 11km
  • Orr Lake, Barrie area, 15km
  • Peekaboo Point, 12km
  • Highland Point, 12km
  • Clearwater Beach, 14km
  • Northwest Basin, 12km
  • Petaguishene Beach, 13km
  • Toanche, 13km
  • Wyevale, 14km
  • Wood Landing, 17km
  • Saurin, 17km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Mud Lake, 5km
  • Little Lake, 6km
  • Barron's Lake, 10km
  • St. Andrews Lake, 9km
  • Little Lake, 11km
  • Cranberry Lake, 12km
  • Lalligan Lake, 11km
  • Orr Lake, 16km
  • Baxter Lake, 16km
  • Gloucester Pool, 14km
  • Fairy Lake, 16km
  • Goblin Lake, 17km
  • Bearshead Lake, 17km
  • Buck Lake, 17km
  • Stuart Lake, 19km
  • Farlain Lake, 15km
  • Six Mile Lake, 18km
  • Burrows Lake, 15km
  • Gignac Lake, 16km
  • McCrae Lake, 20km
  • MacLean Lake, 15km
  • Rumbles Mill Pond, 19km
  • Otter Lake, 15km
  • McDonald Lake, 20km
  • Kettle's Lake, 17km
  • Mountain Lake, 18km
  • Tea Lake, 19km
  • Macey Lake, 17km
  • Horseshoe Lake, 18km
  • Lalonde Lake, 23km
  • A-frame Lake, 20km
  • Bear Lake, 24km
  • Boot Lake, 24km
  • Gibson Lake, 24km
  • Lone Lake, 23km
  • Cognashene Lake, 24km
  • Buckskin Lakes, 20km
  • Boot Lake, 23km
  • Blue Lagoon, 26km
  • Sahanatien Lake, 27km
  • Cain Lake, 23km
  • Swan Lake, 28km
  • Coldwater Lake, 28km
  • Lafarce Lake, 27km
  • Mosquito Lake, 24km
  • Niepage Lake, 23km
  • Go Home Lake, 29km
  • Rabbit Lake, 28km
  • Lake St. Patrick, 28km
  • Coombs Lake, 21km