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Dunning

Dunning, Saskatchewan, Canada

Railway Siding

Original name Webster

Located at SE Section 24, Township 5, Range 16, W2

Located on the Canadian Northern Railroad, which later became Canadian National Railroad, CNR

Elevation- 2028 ft

Latitude- 49º 24' N
Longitude- 104º 3' W


Part of My Dad's 1927 Map of this area.

Named after Charles “Charlie” Avery Dunning
b- July 31, 1885 in Croft Leicestershire, England
d- October 2, 1958, in Montreal Quebec, age 73
He was a businessman, Canadian politician (both federal and provincial), and a University Chancellor.
Became 3rd Premier of Saskatchewan.

Cyreille De Bruyne had the western land grant on the site of this siding

Church of the Transfiguration (Anglican) was built in Dunning ca 1910-1915,
and moved to Neptune ca 1920.

Most of the businesses moved to Neptune as well.




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  • Last modified: 2017/10/21 21:57
  • by dlgent