Interpretation panels in Coaticook
The City of Coaticook, in collaboration with the Beaulne Museum, recently installed three interpretation panels related to the history of the old train station and the development of the city that ensued because of the arrival of the railway in 1853. One of the panels even recounts several facts related to the passage of the train.
The panels, created by Francis Riendeau of Carbone Graphique, reuses material used in the construction of the railway and trains. The team of Jean Gagnon and Philippe Sevigny from the municipal workshop worked, along with Mr. Riendeau, to create the structure made of sections of rail.
People of the area and visitors, including those on the Orford Express who stop at the old station, can now learn a lot about the historic building and about the history of the railway in Coaticook.