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Canadian Northern Railway and the men who made it work

Jack Bradford

Canadian Northern Railway and the men who made it work

by Jack Bradford

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Published by Initiative Pub. House in Markham, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Northern Railway Company -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJack (Peg) Bradford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF27.C28 B73 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3860949M
    ISBN 100889510032
    LC Control Number81181586
    OCLC/WorldCa7842465

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Canadian Northern Railway. Canadian Northern Railway was incorporated () as a result of the amalgamation of 2 small Manitoba branch lines. It was built up over the next 20 years by its principal promoters, William Mackenzie and Donald Mann, to.

Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR) arrived in Edmonton in InCNoR reached Edmonton, [12] which had just been named capital of the newly formed province of Alberta.

Rather than competing with the GTPR in having a terminal at the mouth of the Skeena, the CNoR accepted the BC government subsidies to switch to the Vancouver : Canada. Canadian Northern Railway by T.D. Regher is one of the few books on the CNoR and the two men who were the driving force behind this renegade railway system - William Mackenzie and Donald Mann.

The Railroad King of Canada by Rae Fleming, RR#6, Woodville, ON, K0M 2T0 is an authoritative biography on Sir William Mackenzie of the CNoR.

Canadian National A This 74 passenger gas-electric 57 foot combine had an open rear platform. Canadian Northern was the first railway in Canada to have a self-propelled passenger car with an internal combustion engine.

It was the only one Canadian Northern had. CNoR was the first Canadian and sixth customer of GE-Wason cars. Canadian Northern Railway Reporting mark: CNR. The CNoR first came to life in Manitoba during the late s.

The provincial government was particularly incensed at the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) for what they considered anti-competitive behaviour. In fact they were so furious that they dug deep into their pockets, offering sponsorships and grants to anyone who could challenge the.

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Report [Canadian National Railways] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

If you have any questions about the Northern Pacific Railroad's North Coast Limited, you'll likely find the answer in this wonderful volume. I was lucky enough to ride the Great Northern's Empire Builder in the s, but this book made me wish my parents had bought tickets on the NP flagship.

Other articles where Canadian Northern Railway is discussed: Canada: The Laurier era: Mann, built or bought the Canadian Northern bit by bit with lavish subsidies from provincial governments.

By Canada had one long, established, coast-to-coast railway (the Canadian Pacific) and two railway lines from Montreal to the Pacific toiling to complete their tracks in the Rocky Mountains.

In the next few seasons after Glacier was designated a national park in Maythe Great Northern Railway went to work building several hotels and chalet complexes inside the park and the. Canadian Northern Railway The Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR) is a historic Canadian transcontinental railway.

At the time of its demise inwhen merged into the Canadian National Railway (reporting mark CN), the CNoR owned a main line between Quebec City and Vancouver via Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Edmonton. The Canadian Pacific Railway incorporated. The Governor General of Canada, Sir John Douglas Campbell (the Marquess of Lorne), declared the Canadian Pacific Railway an “official” railway after it was given royal assent on 15 February It incorporated the following day, 16 February GN's Spokane Falls & Northern line This information is generously provided by Paul Lacombe who visited and researched this little-known corner of the Great Northern Railway empire.

When I was an operator at Harrington I was digging through some old pay schedules and found a sub-division I hadn't heard of before and an Agency listed in Washington named Molson.

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Bain and Lance W. Camp. First to seize the golden opportunities were the group of men who built the Canadian Northern.

Railway history offers no more remarkable record than the achievement of these few men, who, beginning in with a charter for a railway one hundred miles long in Manitoba, leading nowhere in particular, succeeded in building in twenty years a road.

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Most transportation historians date the history of Canada's railways as beginning on Februwith the incorporation of British North America's first steam-powered railway, the Champlain and St. Lawrence line opened for traffic on Jalthough there are cases of animal-drawn mining tramways in Nova Scotia from the 18th century onward.

The historic Canadian Northern Railway standard second-class depot is a main attraction on Main Street. Roundhouse The roundhouse in Big Valley, originally constructed inlooms like colossal “ruins” and is a must-see for all visitors to the village.

Ottawa Citizen, 12/13/ "The new round house of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company at the Chaudiere is now completed and affords accommodation for twenty locomotives and tenders." Ottawa Free Press, 7/31/ "Repairs are being made on the Canadian Pacific Railway Co.'s round house on the Richmond Road.

The battalion’s role changed: It transformed from the infantry into a railway construction unit, spending the rest of the war laying tracks to keep men and supplies on the move to the front lines.Canadian Pacific to the East - the International of Maine Division.

I was grateful to the Bytown Railway Society for sponsoring HOR, and inevitably one good turn begets another. Dean of Canadian railway historians Omer Lavallée died suddenly and prematurely in after completing the manuscript of his book on the International of Maine.