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3 edition of Grand Trunk Railway found in the catalog.

Grand Trunk Railway

great international route, favorite line between the east and west ..

by Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada

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Published by H. Taylor in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 40997, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 40997
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (37 fr.) : maps.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24591208M
ISBN 100665409974

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 Novem , as the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada to build a railway line between Montreal and Toronto. Book/Printed Material Time table of the Dead river grand trunk railway great central through route. [New York ?].

Grand Trunk Grand Trunk, Sydney, MI 2/24/02 Montcalm Community College Heritage Village Alco photo Carl H Sturner collection Lima photo Carl H Sturner collection. Cross-sectional profile of the Grand Trunk Railway in the Township of Saltfleet. It shows a lateral view of the topography of the area drawn for the engineering purposes of the railway. Below the title is listed the word "Profile" and the two scales: "Horizl ft to .

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 . The federal government decided in to acquire both the Grand Trunk Pacific and the Grand Trunk at a price to be established by arbitration, and in the operations of the Grand Trunk, the Grand Trunk Pacific and the National Transcontinental merged with those of the recently nationalized Canadian Northern Railway to form the new Canadian.


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Grand Trunk Railway by Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada 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 Headquarters: Montreal, Quebec.

This book is recommended reading for anyone interested in the business side of railroad history. (Arthur L. Johnson Railroad History) During the first two decades of this century, the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway played an important part in the development Cited by: 9.

Well-done pictorial history of the Grand Trunk Western by noted rail author Patrick Dorin. Provides an overview the GTW's formation and growth and then specialized chapters on passenger train service, commuter trains, the GTW and Amtrak, Grand Trunk Railway book trains and service, mixed trains, motive power, car ferry service to Wisconsin, and the Detroit and Toledo Shore Line/5(4).

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.

History. The Grand Trunk Railway was Grand Trunk Railway book in Michigan and Indiana, and the two companies merged in July and Augustjust after the Canada Southern Railway was chartered, to form the Michigan Air Line Michigan Air Line and Canada Southern planned to form a continuous line from Buffalo, New York west to Chicago, Illinois via a train ferry across the St.

Locale: southern Michigan. By it had become a stepping stone in the trans-national scheme of the Grand Trunk Railway. The GTR was making its way across Upper Canada to reach its international destination at Chicago, Illinois, and had reached Toronto by acquisition of similar local railway pioneer enterprises all the way from Portland, Maine.

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.

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, completing its final link in July between Montreal and Portland, the Grand Trunk became North America’s first international.

The Grand Trunk acquires an extension from Quebec City to Rivière-du-Loup. The GTR has accumulated a debt of several hundred thousand pounds sterling as the result of expansion and overestimating the demand for rail service.

Sir Edward William Watkin, railway chairman and politician, is sent from London to sort out the company’s financialFile Size: 1MB. Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada: Copy correspondence, April-Junebetween the Great Western Railway of Canada and the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada [electronic resource]: regarding an offer by the first named company to lease all the Grand Trunk lines west of Toronto, including the Detroit and Sarnia, Buffalo and Lake Huron, the.

Hays, Charles Melville, (),president of the Grand Trunk Railway Company (Canadian Ry.) (), was born at Rock Island, Illinois,USA, on May 16 He was educated at public schools of Rock Island, and at the age of seventeen entered the service of the Atlantic and Pacific Railway, in St-Louis, Missouri,ality: American.

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. Grand Trunk System article.

GTS lines east map. GTS lines west map. Brantford Railways article. Shipper invoice GTR GTR Toronto Suburban Service Time Table The Grand Trunk Railway (G.T.R.) was officially opened between Sarnia, Ontario, and Portland, Maine, on Novem The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc.

has granted me permission to scan and publish this seminal history and inventory of the Grand Trunk Railway's and family companies' has stood the test of time as the definitive.

The Grand Trunk Railway of Canada. [A W Currie] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada. # Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (reporting mark GTW) is an American subsidiary of the Canadian National Railway (reporting mark CN) operating in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and a corporate restructuring inthe railroad has been under CN's subsidiary holding company, the Grand Trunk Trunk Western's routes are part of CN's Headquarters: Troy, Michigan.

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.

Other articles where Grand Trunk Pacific Railway is discussed: Grand Trunk Railway: Eventually, a western branch, the Grand Trunk Pacific, was constructed, but this new rail network proved so unprofitable that it passed into government receivership in As a result of the liabilities incurred by its Pacific subsidiary, the Grand Trunk Railway was nationalized and became part.

Grand Trunk Railway. likes 1 talking about this. The Grand Trunk Railway was a railway system that operated in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and. Four months later, on August 5, the Grand Trunk Railway leased the two companies, giving the Toronto-Montreal line an extension east to Portland.

A branch was also built from Richmond, Quebec northeast to Point Levi, across the St. Lawrence River from Quebec City. Investigation of the New York, New Haven & Hartford and Grand trunk railroad agreement.

Contributor Names United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules. Created / Published Washington, Govt. print.

off., Subject Headings.The Grand Trunk Railway Company was incorporated in to construct the key railway of eastern Canada, intended to serve all the important cities in Ontario and Quebec, and to connect them with Chicago at its western end, and Portland, Maine, on the sea-coast, at its eastern end.

"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." Table Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library 43 :