statutory history of railways in Canada 1836-1986

by Robert Dorman

Publisher: Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport, Queen"s University in Kingston, Canada

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statement1938 edition compiled by Robert Dorman ; revised and updated by D.E. Stoltz.
SeriesThe CIGGT railway library series ;, 2
ContributionsStoltz, D. E.
LC ClassificationsKE2144.77 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 496 p. ;
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1782715M
ISBN 100889112681
LC Control Number89176221

A Brief History of Canada’s Railways i. Canada’s First Railway Canada’s railway age began in earnest in That year saw the opening of the Champlain and Saint Lawrence Railroad — a kilometre line that provided a link from Montreal to Lake Champlain via a . Canada - - Opening of the first railway in Canada from La Prairie to St. Jean, Quebec On J , cheers filled the air as a wood-burning steam locomotive chugged out of La Prairie, Quebec, pulling the first train on the first public railroad in Canada. Saga of Red Ryan and other tales of violence from Canada s past: Sprague, Marshall: Great gates: the story of the Rocky Mountain passes: Stanley, Meg: Station normal: the power of the Stave River: Statutory history of railways in Canada Steffens, Sophia: Land of Chief Nicola: poems verses and historical reminiscences of the Nicola Valley. History Books. American History. Ancient History. European History. General History. Medieval History. Canadian Pacific Railway (MBI Railroad Color History) Murray, Tom. Canadian Pacific's Western Depots: The Country Station in Western Canada Canada History (Canadiana) Ian S. Munro. 29 items. Business. The Warm Springs Book Company.

Historical nomination of the first female chair of year old organization OTTAWA – The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) announced today that their Board of Directors has elected CN’s Fiona Murray, vice-president of Public and Government Affairs at CN, as Chairperson. She is the first female Board Chair in the RAC’s year history. 1 D.E. Stoltz, A Statutory History of Trains in Canada (Kingston, ), p. 1 have not located any company archives for the W&AR or the DAR. Original W&AR and DAR promotional materials were consulted at the Library and Archives Canada (LAC), the Nova Scotia Archives and. Canadian National Railway Company (CN), corporation created by the Canadian government in to operate a number of nationalized railroads (including the old Grand Trunk lines, the Intercolonial Railway, the National Transcontinental Railway, and the Canadian Northern Railway) as one of Canada’s two transcontinental railroad systems.   Title varies: , Railway and shipping world; July , Railway and marine world; Aug. Dec. , Canadian railway and marine world Continued by Canadian transportation & distribution management 1:HE 1 C35 MISSING ROBA COP.1, ,

Canadian railway milestones to A turning point in Canada's history occurred in , when the first public train began running between Saint Jean sur Richelieu and La Prairie near Montréal. The event triggered an extraordinary boom in every dimension of Canada's growth. Old Canadian Railways. likes 2 talking about this. Over pictures showing all aspects of Canadian railroadsFollowers:

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The Philosophy of Railways: The Transcontinental Railway Idea in British North America University of Toronto Press, The Mikas’ Railways of Canada is a well-researched picture book on the history of railways in Canada.

Covers many of the smaller lines, most of which were eventually absorbed into the two main lines: the Canadian National and the Canadian Pacific. Filled with scores of photographs, mostly steam locomotives and various right-of-way images.3/5.

Get this from a library. A statutory history of the steam and electric railways of Canada,with other data relevant to operation of Department of transport. [Robert Dorman; Canada. Department of. A Statutory History of Railways in CanadaCanadian Statutory history of railways in Canada 1836-1986 book of Guided Ground Transport, Fort Erie Museum Board A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie, Kerr, O.M.

An Illustrated History of Montreal Locomotive Works, Delta Publications, Kline, Benjamin F.G. The Heisler LocomotiveBenjamin F.G. Kline, On the Shelf A statutory history of railways in Canada KF S83 Lawyering for the railroad: a study of business and law in the New South, / William Griffith Thomas III.

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.

Ontario has a rich history of railway companies. In its earliest days, railways transported people and materials to develop infrastructure, cities and more routes throughout the province and across Canada.

Many companies were temporarily successful but then faced bankruptcy and were absorbed by larger railways such as the Canadian Pacific. from: A Statutory History of Railways in Canada ; Dorman, Stoltz; ; Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport. Below are key points on the railway lines in the area as they existed in Dorman, Robert and Stoltz, D.

A Statutory History of Railways in Canada The CIGGT Railway Library Series. Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, pages. This history is the introduction to the industry in the page publication "A Statutory History of the Steam and Electric Railways of Canada - with other data relevant to Operation of Department of Transport", compiled by Robert Dorman and published by the Canadian Department of Transport in Copies are often available at AbeBooks.

railway. It wasn’t untilwhen Macdonald was re-elected prime minister that construction of the railway started in earnest. British Columbia’s year deadline was fast approaching and Macdonald knew he had to do something to show the province the railway was on its way.

Keeping a Promise Canada’s First Prime Minister Sir John A. Canada’s transcontinental railway completed At a remote spot called Craigellachie in the mountains of British Columbia, the last spike is driven into Canada’s first transcontinental railway.

A Statutory History of the Steam and Electric Railways of Canada – Ottawa: King’s Printer, Dorman, R. and D.E. Stoltz. A Statutory History of Railways in Canada – Kingston: Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport, Queen’s University, Willingdon History Book Committee.

Early Foundations: Willingdon. Canada and Canadian Cities and Systems Dorman, Robert, compiler, and D.E. Stoltz, A Statutory History of the Railways of CanadaKingston, Ont.: Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport, LaJeunesse, J.M., History of Public Transportation in Montreal. Canada’s Railway History The history of Canada cannot be told without acknowledging the vital role that the railways played in its economic growth and development as a prosperous, modern nation.

In the early history of British North America, efforts were directed primarily at improving transportation by waterways and Size: KB. () A Statutory History of Railways in Canada, () Wreck Master's Manual, () Emergency Book on. A statutory history of railways in Canada KF S83 Lawyering for the railroad: a study of business and law in the New South, / William Griffith Thomas III.

Statutory History of Railways in Canada by Robert Dorman/D.E. Stoltz Clippings from the Train Stations in Carleton Place Bibliographical list of references to Canadian Railways (Dominion Bureau of Statistics). This is two books into one, with a section each for both CN and CP.

The great photos are worth the price of the book alone. American readers might be surprised in how much both companies figure in US rail history including Grand Trunk and Illinois Central both owned north of the border.5/5(18). Canada developed a transcontinental railway system that today primarily transports freight.

Canada used standard gauge for most of its trackage. Some isolated lines in used in extraction industries (mining and timber) used narrow gauge. Broad gauge was used for some streetcar and subway lines, especially in Toronto. Philosophy of Railroading in.

from: Appendix to Statutory History of the Steam and Electric Railways of Canada, ; Robert Dorman; ; Department of Transport, Canada. The following images come from some of the related books on the website. The railways of Canada for shewing the progress, mileage, cost of construction, the stocks, bonds, traffic, earnings, expenses, and organization of the railways of the Dominion: also, a sketch of the difficulties incident to transportation in Canada in the pre-railroad days by Trout, John Malcolm, d.

; Trout, EdwardPages: Canadian National Railway The Complete Guide This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Canadian Government Railways. Canadian Government Railways was the descriptive name of all federally owned railways in Canada from about the s untilwhen 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 Government Railways. However, the construction of the railways as such began in the s first in Lower Canada, then in Upper Canada.

A few examples Canada's first railway opened in The Champlain and St. Lawrence Railroad linked the cities of La Prairie and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Quebec. In Canada THE reference book is A Statutory History of Railways in Canada - by Robert Dorman/D.E. Stoltz. Published by the Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport Queens' University Every railroad is mentioned with charter information and amendments listed as.

is a treasure of Canadian stories waiting to be discovered — a mix of engaging features, columns, reviews and commentary plus historic photos, maps and illustrations. You’ll hear a lively variety of voices, with contributors that include historians, authors and journalists — as well as museum curators and history enthusiasts — from right across the country.

As a result, I continually refer to the railroad books written by Tom Murray that I have in my collection for necessary information. This paricular book on the Canadian National Railway is important because that railroad serves Branford, Ontario, Canada /5(11).A Statutory History of Railways in Canada by "The Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport", revised edition A compilation of all the statutes relating to railways in Canada, when they were passed and in which legislature.

Terra Server a source of satellite images of the Fraser Valley (and many other portions of the world). Many portions of the VV&E route are still visible on these images.Canadian Pacific Railway. Selected Bibliography. There are hundreds of resources in libraries, in museums and on the Internet that can help you to continue learning about the Canadian Pacific Railway and its history.

This selective bibliography of books, websites, museums, and railways, lists some of our favourite resources. History of the RailwayFile Size: KB.