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The best route for the intercolonial railway through the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick

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Published by W.M. Wright in St. John, N.B .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intercolonial Railway (Canada).,
  • Railroads -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe intercolonial railway.
    Statementconsidered by Walter M. Buck.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 23465
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (24 fr.).
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18921788M
    ISBN 100665234651

    Canadian National trains pass through the Morrissey Rock tunnel, New Brunswick a steam-hauled 'Ocean Limited' in "the Morrissey Rock was carved out in to complete the Intercolonial Railway line from Halifax to Québec City. Without the tunnel in the Morrissey Rock it would not have been possible to fulfill the wish of the Québec City.   The principal streams of the Province head together curiously in pairs, the country is almost invariably easy to travel between their sources, and a route may be found in almost any desired direction, features which come out well in the accompanying map of New Brunswick, showing the Indian routes of travel (Map No. ).

      WHEREAS the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick joined in a declaration that the construction of the Intercolonial Railway is essential to the consolidation of the Union of British North America, and to the assent thereto of Nova Scotia arid New Brunswick ; and consequently agreed that provision should be made for its immediate construction by the Government . A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY, PETER B. WAITE HE Intercolonial Railway scheme was probably the most important single influence affecting thecourse oftheConfederation movement in the Maritime Provinces. For Nova Scotia and New Brunswick it was,indeed,the sinequa non of their entrance intoConfederation.

    The Railway Completing the Intercolonial Railway between the original four provinces was a condition of Confederation. That task could be accomplished without too much difficulty. After all, the colonies had laid some 3, km of track by In , New Brunswick was one of four founding provinces of the Canadian Confederation, along with Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada (now Ontario and Quebec). After Confederation, wooden shipbuilding and lumbering declined, while protectionism disrupted trade ties with New England.


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The best route for the intercolonial railway through the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick. [Walter M Buck]. The best route for the intercolonial railway through the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick St.

John, N.B.: W.M. Wright, ; 47 pages, 45 with full-text search Help View. The best route for the intercolonial railway through the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick [electronic resource] / By Walter M.

Buck. : Walter M. Buck. The best route for the intercolonial railway through the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick [electronic resource] / (St. John, N.B.: W.M. Wright, ). The Intercolonial Railway, which linked the Maritimes and central Canada, was the first major transportation project undertaken by the new Dominion of Canada.

Its main line, which linked Halifax to Québec City, opened for traffic in Eventually, the railway provided a continuous connection, with branches, from Montréal, through eastern Quebec and New Brunswick, to North Sydney, Nova Scotia.

the intercolonialrailway. analysisofthe frontier,central and baycitaletjrsroutes 33y j.o'hanly,e. ottawa: at 1sgs. The Intercolonial Railway of Canada was built to satisfy a condition of the Maritimes joining Confederation.

Three routes were surveyed, and due to security concerns the northernmost route was selected, as it was farthest from the U.S. border. The ICR was originally built on the broad gauge (5′ 6″) but was re-gauged in The portion of the Intercolonial Railroad, which must inevitably connect Truro with another already constructed from St.

Johns to Shediac in New Brunswick, Avill enable troop, to proceed in a few hours from Nova-Scotia to St. Johns, New Brunswick.

The railway now reaching from Richmond to St. Andrews, a seaport of New Brunswick always. All his conclusions weighed in favour of the latter for these reasons: it would secure the greatest remuneration for expenditure, and develop the commerce an fisheries of New Brunswick; it would pass through a rich lumber country where already sawmills were busy; the new railway was to offer means development to towns on its route, it should do so for those on British territory.

Intercolonial Railway Reporting mark: IRC. The Intercolonial Railway (IRC) came as part and parcel of the British North America Act. Under the terms of the act, the government was legally bound to provide railway access from the Maritime provinces to central Canada.

The IRC was formed in early s. Buck was the author of The best route for the Intercolonial Railway through the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick (Saint John, N.B., ). Can., Dept. of Railways and Canals, Annual report (Ottawa), – Canadian National Railways, Hist.

Research Branch (Montreal), “Synoptical history of organization, capital stock, funded. History of the Intercolonial Railway Portions by Art Clowes. The Intercolonial Railway of Canada was built to satisfy a condition of the Maritimes joining Confederation. Three routes were surveyed, and due to security concerns the northernmost route was selected, as it was farthest from the U.S.

border. Photo courtesy of the New Brunswick Museum. BELOW: An Intercolonial Railway switcher of about vintage poses at an unknown location not long after the line was opened for its entire length.

A photo of a similar locomotive appears at the bottom of. INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY. July 1, Years July 1, By making a deep incursion into New Brunswick. Routes had first been surveyed in The route was selected November 6, It was a major undertaking of railway construction, equal to that of the GTR, but through a much less populated area.

(boundary between New Brunswick. Author of Table of quantities in culverts and other structures, Correspondence relating to the Inter-Colonial Railway, Postal subsidies, &c., Canada &c, North America, Intercolonial Railway, Guide book to the Intercolonial Railway, The Intercolonial Railway of Canada, Guide book to the Intercolonial Railway., A ramble and a rest.

Walter M. Buck has written: 'The best route for the Intercolonial Railway through the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick' -- subject(s): Intercolonial Railway, Intercolonial Railway (Canada.

The Ocean takes us from Quebec, across New Brunswick to Nova Scotia and our destination, Halifax - the provincial capital. Following the winding route of the old Intercolonial Railway, the first passenger train ran from Halifax to Lévis in and the train became known as the Ocean inmaking it the longest-running service in Canada.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Intercolonial Railway (Canada) Books from the extended shelves: Intercolonial Railway (Canada): Canada, Halifax, &c., railway [electronic resource]: return to an order of the honourable the House of Commons, dated 11 Aprilfor copy of memorials with the signatures attached and of any other representations recently addressed to the Lords.

The Intercolonial Railway of Canada (reporting mark IRC), [1] also referred to as the Intercolonial Railway (ICR), was a historic Canadian railway that operated from towhen it became part of Canadian National the railway was also completely owned and controlled by the federal government, the Intercolonial was also one of Canada's first Crown corporations.

CN has two major New Brunswick yards, the Gordon Yard in Moncton and the Island Yard in Saint John. Beginning inCN leased Saint John’s Island Yard to the NB Southern Railway and all local switching in Saint John is done by NB Southern.

Trains. CN operates several long-distance trains that run through New Brunswick and several locals.THE session of was the last of the 23rd Legislature of New Brunswick. The Lieutenant Governor in his speech was able to announce the settlement of the export duty for the sum of $, a year to be paid by the Dominion Government to the Province.Summer provinces by the sea; a description of the vacation resources of eastern Quebec and the Maritime Provinces of Canada, in the territory served Railway, Prince Edward Island Railway [Railway, Intercolonial, Railway, Prince Edward Island] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Summer provinces by the sea; a description of the vacation resources of eastern Quebec Author: Intercolonial Railway, Prince Edward Island Railway.