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The Cobourg and Peterborough Railway

Harwood’s Rail Heritage
A Brief History in Four Parts
By Ted Rafuse
1. The Railway - a history of the railway from 1831 to the present time.
2. Harwood Station - the history of the station itself.
3. Rice Lake Bridge - the largest bridge engineering feat at the time in North America.
4. Mishaps along the way - actual incidents on the railway