Railway Roundhouse

Kentville, Nova Scotia


Demolition Preparation, 4 July 2007






...$250,000 will be used to take down the roundhouse,
clean up and prepare the roadway...
Council Advisory Committee minutes, 30 April 2007
...the roundhouse has been vacated
and will be removed this summer...


...moved and seconded that the
roundhouse be demolished...

MOTION CARRIED
Kentville Town Council minutes, 9 May 2007


Nova Scotia: Two vehicles at the back of the Kentville Roundhouse, 4 July 2007
Two vehicles at the back of the Roundhouse

Photographed at 10:49am   4 July 2007



Nova Scotia: G.K. Morse company truck at the back of the Kentville Roundhouse, 4 July 2007
G.K. Morse company truck at the back of the Roundhouse

Photographed at 10:49am   4 July 2007



Nova Scotia: G.K. Morse company truck at the back of the Kentville Roundhouse, 4 July 2007
G.K. Morse company truck at the back of the Roundhouse

Photographed at 10:50am   4 July 2007



Nova Scotia: view of Kentville Roundhouse interior, 4 July 2007
View of Kentville Roundhouse interior, photographed through an open door

Photographed at 10:50am   4 July 2007






RAG - Roundhouse Action Group

Kentville Advertiser
Weekly newspaper articles online

Provincial Liberal Leader tours Kentville roundhouse 28 June 2007
Provincial Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil visited the former railway roundhouse
in Kentville on Thursday afternoon... McNeil said he wanted to get a first-hand look
at the last roundhouse in our province... He said all potential funding avenues
should be exhausted before the building is demolished...

No sign Council will budge on Roundhouse decision 15 June 2007
Public invited to view former railway roundhouse in Kentville 8 June 2007
Roundhouse Action Group rallies to save former rail structure 7 June 2007
Corkum takes firm stand on roundhouse 1 June 2007
Is the Roundhouse doomed? 15 May 2007

Halifax Chronicle-Herald
Daily newspaper articles online

Time running out for railway building (undated)
Rail buffs lobby to preserve roundhouse (undated)
Group fights to save building (undated)

CBC
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Historic N.S. roundhouse faces wrecking ball 1 June 2007





"Give us a chance..."
Railway Roundhouse, Toronto Star, 30 June 2007






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