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Original acquisition of land in Montreal by the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada

Ralph F. H. Hoskins

Original acquisition of land in Montreal by the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada

by Ralph F. H. Hoskins

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Published by Département de Géographie, Université McGill in [Montreal] .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada -- History,
  • Land use, Urban -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal -- History

  • Edition Notes

    BIbliography: p. 12.

    StatementRalph F.H. Hoskins.
    SeriesShared spaces = Partage de l"espace -- no. 7, Shared spaces -- no. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD320M65 H67 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17422658M

    Written in At villages and whistestops across northern B.C., the little stations of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway once provided a connection with the outside world. I had believed there was just one left – the Kwinitsa Station that was moved about 70 km. west and restored to provide a museum building on the Prince Rupert waterfront (ironically, not far from the main GTPR station). Montreal and Quebec [microform]: the two most interesting cities in Canada [microform]: the two most interesting cities in Canada by Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada. General Passenger Dept. Publication date Publisher Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada

    In the country was plunged into another financial panic, thrusting the CV into bankruptcy during March of It emerged in as the Central Vermont Railway having dropped all ties to the Rutland and O&LC. The new company was soon acquired by the Grand Trunk Railway. Early development of railways in the Province of Canada, which consisted of Canada East (Quebec) and Canada West (Ontario), was delayed by lack of capital and industrial infrastructure. The first major national railway development was the construction of the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada on a gauge of 5 ft 6 in (1, mm) from Portland, Maine to Sarnia, Canada West via Montreal and Toronto.

    It was this legislation that triggered Canada's railway building boom. While the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada (GTR), incorporated in , busied itself with the construction of the Ontario component of its, well, trunk line from Portland, Me. to Chicago via Montreal, Toronto and Sarnia, the towns along the Lake Ontario waterfront east of. McGill University. Department of Geography McGill University. Dept. of geography VIAF ID: (Corporate) Permalink:


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Original acquisition of land in Montreal by the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada by Ralph F. H. Hoskins Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Grand Trunk Railway (reporting mark GT) was a railway system that operated in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario and in the American states of Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

The railway was operated from headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, with corporate headquarters in London, England (4 Warwick House Street).Headquarters: Montreal, Quebec.

Westward. Envious of the Canadian Pacific Railway’s thrust into the West, and eager to have its own transcontinental line, the GTR set up a subsidiary, the Grand Trunk Pacific, to finish a route to the ted inthe railway was a financial disaster and was largely responsible for GTR’s bankruptcy in The federal government, which had already given the GTR some $ Grand Trunk Railway, early Canadian railway line, incorporated in –53 to build a railway connecting the key cities of the Province of Canada (the area now known as Ontario and Quebec) with the American seacoast city of Portland, Maine.

By completing its final link in July between Montreal. The Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada the Canadian government announced its plan to build a railway between Montreal and Toronto. The Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada was incorporated. The company was incorporated on Novemas the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada to build a railway line between Montreal and Toronto.

The charter was soon. The Grand Trunk itself was in a less critical condition, and was able to bargain. Agreement was finally reached, and on Octoa bill for the acquisition of the Grand Trunk Railway was brought into the House. The terms of the agreement were as follows: (1) The government was to guarantee payment of dividends on 4 per cent guaranteed.

Grand Trunk Railway Reporting mark: GT. From the mid to late 19th century, the British-owned Grand Trunk Railway (GTR) dominated the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The GTR arrived in the mid s with the opening of a much-needed line between Montreal and Toronto.

The Grand Trunk Railway’s main line ran from Portland, Maine to Montreal, and then from Montreal to Sarnia, Ontario, where it joined its western subsidiary. The company was incorporated on Novemas the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada to build a railway line between Montreal.

Page 6 - That, whereas it is of the highest importance to the progress and welfare of this province, that a Main Trunk line of railway should be made throughout the length thereof, and from the eastern frontier thereof through the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to the city and port of Halifax ; and it is therefore expedient that every effort should be made to ensure the.

Guelph, Grand Junction, and Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada East. October The main line between Montreal and Toronto is opened. It is built with the Canadian Standard Gauge, 5’6”.

December The Victoria Bridge is opened to traffic. It is a tubular bridge built originally. Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Reporting mark: GTP. By the late s, the once mighty Grand Trunk Railway (GTR) was running low on steam. The GTR, which had been the dominant railway in central Canada since the s, was beating off stiff competition from the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR).

The situation grew even more heated with the arrival of the Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR) in the. Vol. 2: The Via Rail Canada Era Vol. 3: Motive Power & Passenger Equipment This Volume, Vol. 2, focuses on VIA Rail anada [s ZCANADIAN [, from Oct of to Jan on the Canadian Pacific Railway southern route and from January of on the Canadian National Railway.

The Grand Trunk Railway ran from Sarnia, Ontario, via Toronto and Montreal to Portland Maine. Radiating from this were numerous other lines to Quebec City, etc. and in the Grand Trunk absorbed the Great Western Railway of Canada, which ran to London and Windsor, Ontario.

It subsequently reached North Bay and became part of the Grand Trunk Railway in Finances remained tight despite the general prosperity of the road. The Northern Railway of Canada, for whom the Grand Trunk was a major interchange railway, did not begin conversion untiland did.

andretrospectively legitimized alienation of reserve land by railways. Frank Leonard, in his A Thousand Blunders: The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and Northern British Columbia, argues that the gtp’s acquisition of reserve lands was broadly unhindered by “Native oppo.

Two major railways were built in Canada: the Grand Trunk Railway, which served southern Quebec and Ontario from on, and the Canadian Pacific Railway, which crossed the country and reached the Vancouver area in Both companies set up their headquarters in Montreal, as well as their main rolling-stock manufacturing and maintenance shops.

July - first section of the Grand Trunk Railway west of Toronto is opened between Toronto and Guelph.September Grand Trunk Railway opens from Guelph to Stratford.October 27 - The Grand Trunk Railway opens its broad gauge line throughout between Montreal and Toronto.

It was opened in sections as follows. "This book applies to the Grand Trunk Railway, and also to the lines of the Montreal & Champlain and Buffalo & Lake Huron R'ys, now worked by the Grand Trunk Company." General note: Table.

Original version: 50 p. ; 16 cm. Beloeil, Canada East (Quebec) A Grand Trunk Railway immigrant train failed to stop at an open swing bridge and plunged into the Richelieu River.

99 people were killed, making this the deadliest railway accident ever in Canada. J Shannonville, Ontario: A Grand Trunk express train derailed and fell into and around the Salmon River. This story has to begin with the formation of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway [GTPR], created in as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Grand Trunk Railway, headquartered in Montreal, and financed by British money and ultimately controlled by a board of directors in London.

The Bytown and Prescott Railway (B&PR) was a railway joining Ottawa (then called Bytown) with Prescott on the Saint Lawrence company was incorporated inand the first train ran from Prescott into Bytown on Christmas Day, The 84 km (52 mile) railway, Ottawa's first to outside markets, was initially used to ship lumber collected on the Ottawa River for further shipping.

Railway (later Grand Trunk) in along the Montreal-Portland line. Inthe new Massawippi Valley Railway opened its Sherbrooke terminus at this same station.

Four years later, the Quebec Central began service between Sherbrooke and Weedon, and by .ARCHIVED - Canada, by Train, of Library and Archives Canada, provides a short history of railways in Canadian Encyclopedia online provides useful information about the history of railways in Canada.

It includes online articles about Canadian National Railway Company, Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, Canadian Pacific Railway, Intercolonial Railway and others.Grand Trunk Head Office in Montreal, built in The Grand Trunk Railway (reporting mark GT) was a railway system that operated in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario and in the American states of Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

[1] The railway was operated from headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, with corporate headquarters in .