The Merritton “Blue Ghost” Tunnel – A relic of the Grand Trunk Railway

September 2020 The Niagara region of southern Ontario has many popular tourist attractions. For those interested in urban exploration, a popular attraction in the area is the “Blue Ghost” tunnel. Built beginning in 1875 by the Grand Trunk Railway (GTR), the 713 foot long tunnel was constructed to run underneath the then-new Welland Canal (now … Continue reading The Merritton “Blue Ghost” Tunnel – A relic of the Grand Trunk Railway