Item M450-1515 - Floor Plans for COR CPR Union Station at Trenton

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CA ON00156 M/M450-1515


Floor Plans for COR CPR Union Station at Trenton


  • 23 Aug 1897 (Creation)

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3 sheets (various sizes)

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(b. 27 May 1843 - d. 7 Nov 1930)

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John D. Evans was born in Goderich, Ontario, and educated at the Upper Canada College in Toronto. He trained as a land surveyor and moved to Belleville, Ontario, in 1867. He worked as a surveyor and architect, being responsible for a number of buildings in Belleville including what is now City Hall (built 1871-1873). He worked as the Chief Engineer of the Central Ontario Railway from 1881, retiring in 1925. Evans died in Toronto in 1930.

His son, John Walter Evans was a prominent engineer and surveyor in the City of Belleville.

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A blueprint planning the floor of the COR and CPR Union Station at Trenton, Hastings County, Ontario. Drawn by John Dunlop Evans, Chief Surveyor/Engineer - August 23, 1897.

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