About the GHRA

The old Canadian Pacific Priory station, on the Guelph Junction Railway. This is now the site of the River Run Centre.
The old Canadian Pacific Priory station, on the Guelph Junction Railway. This building was the first permanent building in Guelph, and served for several years as the CPR station. This photo shows the priory in use as the station, sometime during the 19th century. This is now the site of the River Run Centre.

The Guelph Historical Railway Association was founded in 1991 and is a registered charity (BN 89131 4973 RR0001) incorporated in Ontario dedicated to the preservation of our railway history, especially in the Guelph area.

The GHRA's main areas of focus include the following:

  • Restoration of our artifacts (Caboose, baggage car) and public display when possible
  • Collection of items/artifacts of Historical interest to Guelph's railway history
  • Writing about the history of our railways
  • The continuted restoration and upkeep of CNR 6167 located adjacent the Guelph bus terminal.
 

© Guelph Historical Railway Association Inc. 1991-2017