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3 edition of The Toronto, Grey & Bruce and Grand Trunk Railway bills found in the catalog.

The Toronto, Grey & Bruce and Grand Trunk Railway bills

The Toronto, Grey & Bruce and Grand Trunk Railway bills

letter from Mr. Hickson

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Published by s.n. in [Montréal? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada.,
  • Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway Company.,
  • Railroads -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Joseph Hickson].
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 90549
    ContributionsHickson, J. Sir, 1830-1897.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (16 fr.)
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17444982M
    ISBN 100665905491

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The Toronto, Grey & Bruce and Grand Trunk Railway bills Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Toronto, Grey & Bruce and Grand Trunk Railway bills: letter from Mr. Hickson. [J Hickson, Sir;].

The narrow gauge Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway (TG&BR) was incorporated on March 4th, with a mandate to build a railway to reach from Toronto to the Grey and Bruce counties of Ontario. The ambitious plan was to build a 3 foot 6 inch narrow gauge railway from Toronto to Orangeville, Mount Forest, Durham and Southampton on Lake Huron, with.

Explore Ontario’s forgotten rail lines and experience the legacy and lore of this the vital railway era of Ontario’s history. At its peak between and the s, Ontario was criss-crossed by more t kilometres of rail trackage. Today, only a fraction remains. Yet trains once hauled everything from strawberries to grain, cans of milk and even eels.

The Toronto, Grey & Bruce and Grand Trunk Railway bills [electronic resource]: letter from Mr. Hickson / By Sir J. (Joseph) Hickson. Abstract. Signed: Joseph Hickson, general : Grand Trunk Railway of Canada. General manager's office, Montreal, February 14th, Caption onic of access.

Toronto businessmen took up the challenge and The Toronto, Grey & Bruce was incorporated (Ontario) March 4, to build from Toronto to Orangeville, Mount Forest, Durham and Southampton on Lake Huron, with a branch to Kincardine, and another from Mount Forest to Owen Sound.

It was to be built to the Colonial narrow gauge of 3' 6". Inscribed lower left in the drawing: Near “Carlton”. 4 ½ m. from Toronto, Black Creek Bridge (G.T.R.) as seen from the S.W.

after the rain fall septr. (, briks. Relief was at hand for the northwest with the incorporation of the Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway in and its completion to Owen Sound in With the threat of real competition at hand, the Northern relented and made an effort with its North Grey Railway, but it was "too little - too late".

Originally this was the Ontario Huron & Simcoe, Ontario’s first railway. It became the Northern Railway of Canada. It ran through Parkdale, Davenport etc. to Bradford and eventually Collingwood. Grand Trunk took over the Northern.

Toronto, Grey & Bruce leased the line from the GTR c Ontario & Quebec acquired the TG&B and the CPR. This is the view of the Toronto Grey & Bruce Railway line looking north from Escarpment Sideroad.

The archive photo below shows the same vantage point 66 years ago. Steam railways kept the trees and vegetation trimmed for the full width of the right-of-way to help prevent sparks from starting fires. This is the view of the Toronto Grey & Bruce Railway line looking north from Escarpment Sideroad.

The archive photo below shows the same vantage point 66 years ago. Steam railways kept the trees and vegetation trimmed for the full width of the right-of-way to help prevent sparks from starting fires. The Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway PB: Thomas F. McIlwraith: Upper Canada Railway Society: The Toronto, Hamilton And Buffalo Railway: Volumn One: PB: John Spring: British Railway Modellers Of North America: The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore: HB: Ron Brown: Broadview: The Train Robbers.

The project as well included the construction of a branch line to Owen Sound and a connection with the Grand Trunk Railway at Guelph. Five years later, the charter lapsed after no construction had taken place, but was revived as the Wellington, Grey & Bruce Railway in June with support from many local people and politicians.

" The Toronto, Grey and Bruce and Ontario and " Quebec Railway Companies, to enter into an interchan- " ged traffic agreement for the working of the Toronto j " G-rey and Bruce Railway with provisions securing such 11 rebates out of the Ontario and Quebec interchanged " traffic receipts as may be necessary to make up any deft " ciency in the 4.

The Wellington, Grey & Bruce was taken into the Grand Trunk system when the Great Western and the Grand Trunk amalgamated in The WG&B was formally amalgamated into the Grand Trunk inwhich in turn was amalgamated into Canadian National Railways as of Janu The Credit Valley Railway (CVR) See also Dufferin County.

Rod Clarke of Toronto, Ontario, Canada recently published a wonderful book - Narrow Gauge Through The Bush - about the Toronto, Grey & Bruce and its sister narrow gauge railway, the Toronto & Nipissing, based on his decades of research into the history of these railways.

One of the images above from the book shows Prince Arthur turning the. Map of York, showing the lines of the Toronto Grey and Bruce Railway, Grand Trunk Railway, Great Western Railway and Northern Railway. Also shows Dundas Road, Kingston Road, Davenport Road, Yonge St.

and Bathurst. Shows High Park, Queen's Park, Seaton Village, Yorkville, Weston and Lambton.|Unknown. Grand Trunk Railway: letters to the Right Honorable Sir John A. Macdonald, K.C.B., and James Beaty, Q.C., Robert Hay and John Small, Esquires, members representing Toronto in.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Open Library. NORTH AMERICA MAPS. On this page you will find in the PART 1, maps by railway and PART 2, maps by location. GRAND TRUNK EASTERN LINES - Origin Unknown - Date Unknown CANADA - Origin Unknown - Date Unknown ST. MARY'S TO SARNIA (FOREST SUB.) - Ron Brown, Author - Date Unknown TORONTO GREY BRUCE RAILWAY - Ron Brown, Author - Date Unknown.

Two years after the advent of the Wellington, Grey and Bruce Railway into the county the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway reached Teeswater, it being opened to that point on the 16th November, It was hoped that the road would be extended to the lake.

Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada. Online books by this author are available. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Filed under: Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada Rules of the transportation department taking effect July 1st, The Railways Canadian Railways in the Mid's.

In the 's, railway building fever was sweeping North America and the Grand Trunk Railway, a broad gauge (5 foot 6 inch gauge) mainline railway was built from Portland, Maine to Sarnia, Ontario at an enormous capital cost which was not economically viable given the Province of Canada’s economy and population of the time.

Canadian Necrology. Information Technology Services, St. George Street, 7th Floor, Toronto, ON M5S 1A5 Canada © University of. The Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway eventually had a narrow gauge rail line to Owen Sound in the s. It soon after became part of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Inthe C.P.R. had a grain elevator built at Owen Sound, and made Owen Sound their fleet headquarters. However in a disastrous flood destroyed the west bank settlement. Weston's fortunes would take a turn for the better when first the Grand Trunk Railway () and then the Toronto Grey and Bruce Railway () began service to this area.

The railway and. Title / Author Type Language Date / Edition Publication; 1. [Circular]: to the shareholders of the Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway Company, on the 25th of May I addressed a circular to you on the subject of the proposed lease of your railway to the Grand Trunk Railway Company.

For seven years he was general agent for the Great Western Railway Company. He was in their service for about eighteen years. He was afterwards General Superintendent of the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway, and Grand Junction Railway, having the management of the last-named until it was sold to the Grand Trunk Railway.

To sketch in rather broad strokes, the history of the Railway Lands dates back to when Toronto's first Union Station was erected by the Grand Trunk Railway.

Prior to this period, Toronto. The Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway was chartered in to build a narrow gauge railway from Toronto to Grey and Bruce Counties in Ontario, Canada. Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway, Baldwin Locomotive CompanyNo. 16 Orangeville   Postcard showing the harbor's grain elevators and portion of the Grand Trunk Railway on Georgian Bay.

Toronto Public Library. ByDepot Harbor had two large grain elevators, a town of at least 1, people, and was at the center of commerce for goods travelling as far as Montreal, Portland (Maine), Chicago, Duluth and Milwaukee.

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn arriving for the ceremony of turning the first sod of the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway, in Weston, Ontario, in The successful contract bidder on the first section of the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway as far as Mount Forest was Frank Shanly.

The line was opened to Orangeville in. New Publication: Dundurn has published an updated version of Ron Brown's popular book "The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore: An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada".The publication contains a number of references and pictures of stations in Ontario and across Canada.

Format Explanation: Station: Indicates the name of the station as it would have appeared within applicable railway. 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.

Toronto and Nipissing Railway: | | Toronto and Nipissing Railway | | | Locale World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. Season of Summer resorts reached by the Grank Trunk railway and its connections including Niagara Falls, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay, Muskoka Lakes, Lake Simcoe and Couchiching, MacKinac Island, Midland District Lakes, the Thousand Islands, rapid de Grand Trunk Railway Co., Canada et d'autres livres, articles d'art et de collection similaires disponibles sur The Wellington, Grey and Bruce Railway (WG&BR) is a historical railway in Ontario, ran roughly northwest from Guelph to the port town Southampton on Lake Huron, a distance of miles ( km).It also had a 66 miles ( km) long branch splitting off at Palmerston and running roughly westward to Kincardine, another port town.A branch running south from Southampton was built during Locale: Ontario, Canada.

Compre o livro Defunct Ontario railways: Penn Central Transportation Company, New York Central Railroad, Norfolk and Western Railway, List of Ontario railways na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importadosFormat: Capa Comum.

The Toronto and Nipissing Railway, T&N, was the first public narrow-gauge railway in North America. It chartered in to build from Toronto to Lake Nipissing in Ontario, Canada, via York, Ontario, and Victoria Counties.

At Nipissing it would meet the transcontinental lines of the Canadian Pacific Railway, providing a valuable link to opened inwith service between Headquarters: Toronto. Weston’s early development took place on both sides of the Humber River. However in a disastrous flood destroyed the west bank settlement.

Weston’s fortunes would take a turn for the better when first the Grand Trunk Railway () and then the Toronto Grey and Bruce Railway () began service to. In any event, the Grand Trunk’s own financial difficulties caused it to lose control of the Toronto, Grey & Bruce, a situation exacerbated by the expensive conversion of the line to standard gauge.

Consequently on J TG&B was leased to the Ontario & Quebec Railway. – Extension of Grand Trunk Railway from Park Head to Owen Sound built; – Canadian National Railway built the train station, to replace the original Grand Trunk Railway Station.

Passenger service ended in It was used by the Owen Sound Transportation Company and .Northern Railway of Canada: | The |Northern Railway of Canada| was a historical |Canadian| |railway| located in th World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2, as of Current tothe Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5, making it Canada's most populous city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of Country: Canada.