Sense of Place
The Beckoning Hills Museum has several displays and artifacts that
emphasize its connection to the surrounding region. This rare photo of
Cadzow Station leads us into the story of the role of the railway in
binding the region together and connecting it to the wider world.
a train stop midway between Boissevain and Whitewater.
The TM-SPHA has an extensive collection of maps – excerpts from which
can enhance the meaning of displays such as this.
Cadzow was a stop between
Boissevain and Whitewater on the Pembina Branch of the Canadian Pacific
Railway. A small portable station was built was built in 1910 and
was sold in May, 1968.
This station was used as a place to pick up the kids for school. Fresh
waterfowl and other game was packed in ice and shipped to places like
The name came from Cadzow Castle in Scotland, the original home of the
A hunter by the name of Cadzo homesteaded in the region.