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Northern Railway of Canada and great rail & lake connections

Northern Railway Company of Canada

Northern Railway of Canada and great rail & lake connections

[time-table] ; Toronto, Canada, summer excursion routes ...

by Northern Railway Company of Canada

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Published by [s.n.] in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northern Railway of Canada,
  • Railroads -- Ontario -- Time-tables

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Excursion season, 1878.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p., [2] fold. leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19426205M

    After the Province of Alberta was established in , its first government, under the leadership of Premier A.C. Rutherford, passed a railway act in and announced a railway extension policy in Northern rail development figured prominently in that policy. Most of the northern extensions were never fully acted upon by the railways. Midland Railway of Canada Intercolonial Railway Lake Simcoe Jct. Railway GTR Western Division (courtesy "Dianne") s Grand Trunk Railway (courtesy "Dianne") Prince Edward County Railway N&NW, TG&B, T&N, PEC Railways (The Canadian Timetable & Tourist Companion J.P. Clougher).

    With miles of rail track, you can rely on BNSF for shipping your freight in the most cost-effective, fuel efficient, environmentally-friendly and reliable manner. Use our rail network route maps to see your shipping options. Great Northern Railway purchased SF&N outright in and the N&FS in and merged into the Burlington Northern System in In the early days, the rail line formed an important connection for the West Kootenay mining towns, allowing efficient shipping of their rich ores to the United States.

      Canadian Government Railways. Canadian Government Railways was the descriptive name of all federally owned railways in Canada from about the s until , when its operations were combined with the recently nationalized CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY; in the following year the CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS were incorporated to operate both companies. The Canadian . Nature’s majesty and American history are presented in the most memorable way on this day journey through the Great Lakes. The tour begins in Chicago, where we board Amtrak’s Hiawatha at Chicago’s Union Station and set out on a short journey to Milwaukee, arrival, a deluxe motorcoach takes us through the scenic Door County Peninsula bound for Sturgeon Bay, where we discover.


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Mackenzie and Mann began their first significant expansion outside of the prairies with the purchase of Great Lakes steamships, the fr:Quebec and Lake St-John Railway () into northern Quebec's Saguenay region and the acquisition of branchlines in southwestern Nova Scotia (the Halifax and Southwestern Railway) and western Cape Breton acquisitions were in southern Ontario Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario.

At head of title: Excursion season, Northern railway of Canada and Great rail & lake connections Item Preview. The Lake Erie and Northern Railway (reporting mark LE&N) was an interurban electric railway which consisted of a single line running north–south from Galt, Ontario (now a part of Cambridge) to Port Dover, Ontario, running primarily through Norfolk County and Brant County, notably through the city of began construction in and commenced operations in as a subsidiary of Locale: Ontario.

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The Northern Railway of Canada, for whom the Grand Trunk was a major interchange railway, did not begin conversion untiland did not complete it until Conversion was forced on the Northern by necessity on account of its merger with the Standard Gauge Hamilton & North Western (see below).

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History: Discussions about the construction of a railway that would follow the original portage route that connected the three lakes identified within the title date back to.

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It was built up over the next 20 years by its principal promoters, William Mackenzie and Donald Mann, to become a 16 km transcontinental railway. Canada is second only to Russia when it comes to landmass, which means seeing its vast wilderness can be overwhelming.

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