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4 edition of The proposed railway across Newfoundland found in the catalog.

The proposed railway across Newfoundland

a lecture delivered in the New Temperance Hall, February 9th, 1875

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Published by s.n.] in [St. John"s, Nfld.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Newfoundland.

  • Edition Notes

    Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1981.

    Statementby Father Morris.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 23998
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (32 fr.).
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18852108M
    ISBN 10066523998X

    Prime Minister Whiteway proposed in that Newfoundland build a narrow-gauge (3'6") line from St. John's to Hall's Bay with a branch line to Harbour Grace. Making a Choice The following year Whiteway's government received two bids. E. W. Plunkert and Associates proposed to build a standard-gauge railway for cost plus five percent, operating. "The Newfoundland railway operated for a little over a century. From the trains ran over completed portions of a projected trans-insular line. The first passenger train across the island ran in June Regular passenger service ceased in July , and the last freight ran in June

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Rails Across The Rockis an all colour 'then & now 'celebration of the former Newfoundland Railway on the 25th Anniversary of its closing. The reader is taken on a mile photographic journey from Port aux Basques to St. John's with virtually all stops in between/5(9). About the Book. The building of a narrow-gauge trans-island railway in nineteenth century Newfoundland was a reckless and even desperate experiment.

The island was poor, the population small, and the local politics rife with bitter sectarian conflict. Against these unpromising odds, the Newfoundland Railway came into existence on Jand operated successfully The proposed railway across Newfoundland book well.

A collection of photographs illustrating the Newfoundland Railway's operations in the St. John's area in September The station, workshops and railway yards and the equipment stored there are shown.

This is followed by photographs of, and information about, all the types of diesels that operated on the Newfoundland ed on: Aug Rails Across The Rock is an all colour ‘then & now ‘celebration of the former Newfoundland Railway on the 25th Anniversary of its closing.

The reader is taken on a mile photographic journey from Port aux Basques to St. John’s with virtually all stops in between. Rails Across The Rockis an all colour???then & now???celebration of the former Newfoundland Railway on the 25th Anniversary of its closing.

The reader is taken on a mile photographic journey from Port aux Basques to St. John???s with virtually all stops in between. Remembering the Newfie Bullet, 8. Short Stories of the Newfoundland Railway. The Dominion of Newfoundland became the 10th province of Canada when it entered Confederation on Ma At that time, CNR took over the operations of the Newfoundland Railway, a 3 ft 6 in (1, mm) narrow gauge railway network running across the island.

The Newfoundland railway operated for a little over a century. From the trains ran over completed portions of a projected trans-insular line.

The first passenger train across the island ran in June Regular passenger service ceased in Julyand the last freight ran in June All Aboard. Exploring the Newfoundland Railway Technology Narrow - Gauge Rails Page 2 Introducing Innovations. Newfoundland became the 10th province of Canada on Maand the Newfoundland Railway's assets, including its mile rail network across the Island, were transferred to the control of the federal Crown Corporation Canadian National Railway (CNR, CN post).

Ina committee of the Newfoundland Legislature recommended that a narrow-gauge railway be built from the colonial capital in St. John's to Halls Bay, km ( mi) to the uction was started on the Avalon Peninsula in August by the Blackman Syndicate. Bythe Newfoundland Railway Company had built 92 km (57 mi) west to Whitbourne before going into receivership.

Known as the Newfoundland T'Railway Provincial Park, the rail bed route extends for km ( miles) linking urban, rural and wilderness areas.

The park forms the Newfoundland section of the Trans Canada Trail stretching from St. John's, NL to Victoria, BC and to Tuktoyaktuk, NWT.

When complete, the Trans Canada Trail will extend for more. In the railway line running across the Island of Newfoundland was abandoned. As the last train pulled in to the station at Port aux Basques, an important chapter in the province's transportation history was drawing to a close.

But a new one was about to begin. Across North America thousands of kilometres of railroad have been. The Picaresque* of Imagine Purple - Last Passenger Train Across Newfoundland *The `picaresque' is a popular sub-genre of prose fiction sometimes satirical, depicts, in realistic and often humorous detail, or in this instance, the adventures of a clever Reviews: 3.

Rails across the Rock is primarily a picture book with colour photos of nearly 90 places on the now-defunct Newfoundland railway. Verso photos, mostly from the s to the s, show trains.

Retro photos show the same sites today—no trains, no rails. Earlier photos (the railway dates from ) would have been appreciated. Canadian Rail Atlas. With the click of a mouse, the Canadian Rail Atlas gives you access to a user-friendly, interactive map of Canada’s more tkilometre railway network.

Through the Atlas’ online interface, you can view all of the Class 1, shortline, tourist, commuter and intercity passenger railways operating in your area, as well as mile posts, passenger stations and rail. Newfoundland Railway - Report of Preliminary Survey and Explorations of St.

John’s N45 (Vault) Harding, Les. The Newfoundland Railway, a History. Jefferson, N.C. H21 (Nfld Room) Hiller, James K. The Newfoundland Railway, St. John’s H55 (Nfld Room) Howley, James Patrick.

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador does have trains, in Labrador at least. Newfoundland Trains. The island of Newfoundland hosted the Newfoundland Railway, and later CN and finally Terra Transport, until the railway’s closure in late The railway was built to the 42″ gauge (narrow gauge) and was never changed to standard gauge.

*won a copy in a Goodreads giveaway* Ima Purple is an English teacher who is somehow able to take time off during the school year to travel across the island of Newfoundland on a train. Once onboard, she meets lots of static characters with alliterative names and "helps" solve a mystery.

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As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

June 29 - First through passenger train across Newfoundland leaves St. Johns at and arrives Port aux Basques atJuneDecember 13 - First passenger train over the newly reconstructed Victoria Railway Bridge, Montreal. The original tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge.

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