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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


Edition Notes

Other titlesStatement for the Dominion Government and Parliament
Statement[A.D. Provand]
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 44298, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 44298
ContributionsChignecto Marine Transport Railway Company
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (20 fr.).
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24610569M
ISBN 10066544298X

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Ketchum, H.G.C. (Henry George Clopper), Public opinion on the Chignecto ship railway and the Baie Verte canal. (Andrew Dryburgh) Provand and Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company. Abstract Signed: A.D. : Ottawa, August 3d, Caption head of title: Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company onic of access: Internet

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. Get this from a library! Ship transportation and the Chignecto Ship Railway: papers read before the Canadian Society of Engineers, at Montreal, Dec. 29th, [H G C Ketchum].

x Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company Ltd, 5% mortgage bond for £, 18[90], no, ornate border, black with pink underprint, with coupons, damage to .   In the 's a massive infrastructure project was started that would transport ships across the Isthmus of Chignecto. This railway would span from where the Missaguash River empties into the Cumberland Basin all the way to Tidnish on the Northumberland Straight thereby allowing shipping traffic from the Bay of Fundy to easily access the Gulf.


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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).

Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company GRATUITA su ordini idonei. 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. Just over a century ago, work commenced on the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway across the Isthmus of Chignecto. The ship Ltd book 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.

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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. 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.

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(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 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.

NEWFOUNDLAND WESTERN MARINE RAILWAY LIMITED RECEIPT. C $ Top Rated Seller. Buy It Now +C $ shipping. Chignecto Marine Transport Railway: Report by A.D. Provand (English) Paperback B. Brand New. C $ Top Rated Seller. Chesapeake,Ohio Railway Company,marine,terminal piers,Newport News,VA,c C.

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Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company. Railroads--New Brunswick. Ship transportation and the Chignecto Ship Railway: papers read before the Canadian Society of Engineers, at Montreal, Dec. 29th, Ketchum, H. (Henry George Clopper), 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. The Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company v.

the Canadian government [microform] by Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company ; Provand, A. 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 compensation [electronic resource] / By A.

D. (Andrew Dryburgh) Provand and Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company.Ketchum's folly, by Jay Underwood. Toronto Public Library. 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.