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Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, Ltd.

statement for the Dominion government and Parliament

by A. D. Provand

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Published by s.n.] in [Ottawa? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company.,
  • Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company.,
  • Railroads -- Canada.,
  • Chemins de fer -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[A.D. Provand].
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 16786, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 16786
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (13 fr.).
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23759640M
    ISBN 100665167865

    In he secured from parliament a charter for the Chignecto Marine Railway Transport Company. Sir John A. Macdonald, again in power, guaranteed the company an annual subsidy of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars for twenty-five years, provided the railroad was in operation within seven years. A New Town Is Born.   Chignecto Ship Railway Mark Erickson. Loading Unsubscribe from Mark Erickson? Big Chute Marine Railway, Trent Severn, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada - Duration:

    The Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, Limited began construction of the Chignecto Ship Railway in the s across the Isthmus of Chignecto with its western terminus in the Cumberland Basin immediately west of Fort Lawrence; the project ran into technical and financial problems and was abandoned in before it was fully opened.   This detail from a vertical colour photoshoot across the Isthmus of Chignecto, tracing the route of another archaeological wonder, the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway, a massive industrial project from the s that proposed to lift ships out of the water at Beaubassin, place them on double railway beds, pull them across the Isthmus and.

    Sir Charles Tupper's Speech on the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway, Ottawa, 11 May (pp. ). The Progressive Reclamation of the Amherst Marsh. A fine, new copy. Welcome to Transport Store. Thank you for visiting Transport Store, the largest online transport bookshop. We have operated for over twelve years, supplying quality antiquarian, out of print, new and recent railway, aviation, bus, tram and road transport related books and ephemera. Our stock is listed on this site only. August,


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Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, Ltd by A. D. Provand Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company was incorporated as a federally chartered railway. It was financed by Baring Brothers and Company, London.

In during an inspection of the now defunct Acadian settlement of Beaubassin, intendant Jacques de Meulles reported that the one league portage could be made into a ditch, since. Excerpt from Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Co., Ltd: Report It is unnecessary for me to write any lengthened Report as a perusal of the letters in the order in which they are printed herein gives a full account of what has passed with the Canadian : A.

Provand. Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Co., Ltd.; report relating to the negotiations with the Canadian government for the reinstatement of the company or for payment of :   The creation and failure of Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company (CMTRC) — in effect, a “ship railway” — is usually presented as a unique episode in Maritime and Canadian history.

Inthe Nova Scotia provincial government moved to commemorate the company (and, perhaps unintendedly, its failure) by purchasing the land on which. Compra Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, Statement for the Dominion Government and Parliament (Classic Reprint).

SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA su ordini idonei. Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, Ltd. [electronic resource]: statement for the Dominion government and Parliament / By A.

(Andrew Dryburgh) Provand Abstract. Memorial. From the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, Limited, to the Hon. Sir Charles Tupper. Ma Ketchum Collection, University of New.

The Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company was formed in to construct a ship railway for transporting vessels across the Isthmus of Chignecto, thereby facilitating shipping between the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of St.

Lawrence. The proposed Chignecto Ship Railway would be 17 miles long in a straight line from Fort Lawrence on the Bay. Just over a century ago, work commenced on the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway across the Isthmus of Chignecto. The ship railway involved the use of a hydraulic lift to raise large ships on a wheeled cradle.

The cradle and the ship were to be towed across the Isthmus by two locomotives and then hydraulically lowered into the receiving waters. Special Collections & Rare Books Local History & Genealogy Back eBooks & Online Content eBooks eAudiobooks Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company.

Railroads--Nova Scotia. The Chignecto Ship Railway: the substitute for the Baie Verte canal. The Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company sold rails and fastenings from the Chignecto Railway to the Canadian Government for use on the Intercolonial Railway.

Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick, and Borden, Prince Edward Island, used a large portion of the heavy rock from the railway site in construction of their ferry approaches.

It's the site of the historic Chignecto ship railway project and a modern day recreation trail. Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker says the purchase will preserve the historical and recreational aspects. The ship railway was meant to transport wooden ships from the Northumberland Strait, across land, to the Bay of Fundy on a rail line.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Chignecto Marine Transport Railway by Ketchum, H.

(Henry George Clopper), Publication date Topics Railroads Publisher London, Waterlow and Sons Collection. Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Co., Ltd. report [electronic resource]: report by A.D. Provand, M.P., relating to the negotiations with the Canadian Government for the reinstatement of the company or for payment of compensation.

Historic Chignecto Ship Railway Lands Purchased - February A hiking trail and a history tale. The province is protecting both for Nova Scotians by buying a long, narrow strip of land that was the site of a historic ship-railway project in Cumberland County.

Inthe Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company was incorporated as a federally chartered railway and inconstruction of the Chignecto Ship Railway began.

Folks marvelled, engineers were excited, men were employed to work on it. Sadly, from the outset, the venture was plagued with bad luck. In the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company was incorporated as a federally chartered railway.

It was financed by Baring Brothers and Company, London. In during an inspection of the now defunct Acadia n settlement of Beaubassin, intendant Jacques de Meulles reported that the one league portage could be made into a ditch, since.

Ketchum's folly, by Jay Underwood. Toronto Public Library. Decem Decem 1 Comment on The Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company or, Thoughts on Failure in History By Andrew Nurse The creation and failure of Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company (CMTRC) — in effect, a “ship railway” — is usually presented as a unique episode in Maritime and Canadian history.

A charter was given and a company duly formed in London, England, to be known as Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, incorporated by Special Act of Parliament. The Charter from the Canadian Government guaranteed the subsidy of $, per year for twenty-five years, providing the railroad was in operation within seven years of its.

A Catalogue of Archived Records Preserved in Nova Scotia. Chignecto Marine Transport Railway fonds. Add to clipboard. Fonds; ; Fonds consists of records related to the building of the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway and include an engineers diary, a salary and office expense ledger, a building expense ledger, articles by Ketchum, and receipts.x Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company Ltd, 5% mortgage bond for £, 18[90], no, ornate border, black with pink underprint, with coupons, damage to .Additional Physical Format: Print version: Ketchum, H.G.C.

(Henry George Clopper), Chignecto ship railway. Saint John, N.B.: J. & A. McMillan,