Station Stories

Still Plowing The Snow

Still Plowing The Snow

March 13, 1947 in the Palmerston Observer With the worst storm within memory, more than a week old, the Canadian National Railways are still struggling to free the Palmerston Division from snow, and there are still many hours of battling ahead of them.  Last...

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Worst Storm in Years Paralyses All Traffic

Worst Storm in Years Paralyses All Traffic

March 6, 1947 in the Palmerston Observer Starting last Sunday night, and lasting until Tuesday night, the worst storm to hit this district in the memory of the oldest inhabitants, was experienced.  Monday morning, all motor traffic was stopped, rail traffic hung...

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Re Opening COVID-19 Precautions

Re Opening COVID-19 Precautions

Palmerston Railway Heritage MuseumCOVID โ€“ 19 - Rules for the Safe Use of the Museum On June 12, 2020 the government of Ontario lifted restrictions, allowing museums to operate in Stage 2 of the Phase 2 Re-opening plan. The purpose of these rules is to ensure the...

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Norwell District Secondary School

Norwell District Secondary School

Norwell District Secondary School, formerly known as Palmerston High School and often simply called Norwell or NDSS, serves an area of approximately 500 kmยฒ and celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2015.

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The Station

The Station

Read a brief history of the Palmerston Railway Station and how it has survived for more than 140 years.

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Verdun S. Woyce

Verdun S. Woyce

Palmerston-born Verdun Stanley Woyce worked as a member of the Bridge & Building group on the CNR.

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The ‘Old 81’ Engine

The ‘Old 81’ Engine

One of Palmerston’s treasured landmarks, “Old 81” is a memorial to the days when “Iron Horses” were stabled within the Town.

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Robert J. Wilson

Robert J. Wilson

Palmerston-born Robert J. Wilson achieved the rank of Warrant Office Class I Air Bomber as part of the 102 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force.

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