Source: MHHA archives
Rowena Lummis Blair remembers the joyful arrivals of travellers.
« Morin-Heights was a bustling village in the days just before World War II. Winter visitors were met at the station by horse and sleigh, with buffalo robes folded high to help protect them from the cold. The sleigh would then go around, dropping off passengers as they went. At that time, tourists stayed at the Bellevue, the Commons, the Rockliffe Inn, the Dew Drop Inn, the Shady Brook, the Minto House, theLaurentian Rest, the Alpino House, Campbell's Farm, Watchorn Farm, the Swiss Inn, the Carriage House.»
« Meeting the train was always a party. Everyone was in their best costumes - the girls, all excited to greet their brothers and boyfriends. Lots of hugs and kisses! Morin-Heights was such a busy town in those days that CN always left two or three extra passenger cars on the side track for the return trip to