Report on the Pictou Railway by A. C. Morton

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Published by s.n. in [Halifax, N.S.? .

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Statement[A.C. Morton].
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 11081
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL18926395M
ISBN 100665110812

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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Morton, A.C. Report on the Pictou Railway. [Halifax, N.S.?]: [publisher not identified], [?] (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Signed: A.C. Morton. Reproduction of original in: Library of the Public Archives of Canada.

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The quality of the wood used on this trial, was, in my opinion, considerably better than the average supplied to the railway; at least in a number of trips between Pictou and Halifax, I have never seen as good quality used; it was principally hard-wood, Author: Edward Hartley.

Get this book in print. Annual Report Nova Scotia. Dept. of Mines and lode Londonderry Maccan Manganese miles mill mineral Mining Company Minudie North Nova Scotia operations ounces output past season PICTOU COUNTY pillars pipe points prospecting Province pump quantities quartz Quebec Railway River roof rope Ross sea area seam shaft.

The Railway Age Volume 31 N. II., as well as one for the city of Pictou, N. The International Creosoting & Construction Company of Beaumont, Tex., writes us that their business has increased to such an extent that they have found it necessary to increase the capacity of their plant one third, which gives them a daily capacity for Author: Books Group.

Progress report on the Canadian Pacific Railway exploratory survey [electronic resource]: addressed to the Hon. H.L. Langevin, minister of public works / (Ottawa: [s.n.], ), by Sandford Fleming and Canadian Pacific Railway Company (page images at HathiTrust).

Recently spent the night here with my husband. The Pictou lodge was built in by the CN railway. They have added a few building since then but it has kept it’s original charm. We stayed in log cabin 14 (facing the ocean). The staff is very friendly, the rooms clean and grounds well maintained.5/5.

New Glasgow is a town in Pictou County, in the province of Nova Scotia, is situated on the banks of the East River of Pictou, which flows into Pictou Harbour, a sub-basin of the Northumberland Strait. The town's population was 9, in the census. New Glasgow is at the centre of the province's fourth largest urban area; the population of the New Glasgow census agglomeration in County: Pictou.

activity the railway would bring, the NB&PE promotors held a meeting in Sackville on February 2, to see if the residents of the parishes of Sackville, Westmorland and Botsford would agreement to be assessed an extra tax to help raise funds to build the railway. The Chignecto Post of February 9, gives a full report of.

Pictou County Place Names Pictou County, Nova Scotia GenWeb: Return to Main Page of the Pictou County GenWeb Adapted from the book, "Nova Scotia Place Names" by Thomas J. Brown, Community: Named Westville because the collieries and railway started here in were west of the collieries already in operation.

Lunenburg is a port town on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, d inthe town was one of the first British attempts to settle Protestants in Nova Scotia intended to displace Mi'kmaqs and Acadians.

The economy was traditionally based on the offshore fishery, and today Lunenburg is the site of Canada's largest secondary fish-processing y: Canada. Recently spent the night here with my husband. The Pictou lodge was built in by the CN railway.

They have added a few building since then but it has kept it’s original charm. We stayed in log cabin 14 (facing the ocean). The staff is very friendly, the rooms clean and grounds well maintained.4/5. Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more.

Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you're looking for. Stellarton is a town located in the Canadian province of Nova is adjacent and to the south of the larger town of New pioneer times the area was called Coal Mines Station, and from untilit was known as Albion Mines.

The town was incorporated as Stellarton in and owes its name to a specific type of torbanite which came to be known as "stellarite" because of Country: Canada. Report of the Department of Lands and Forests.

Nova Scotia. Dept. of Lands and Forests. - Forests and forestry. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Section 1. 3: Section 2.

Section 3. Review of Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort. Reviewed J The Pictou lodge was built in by the CN railway. They have added a few building since then but it has kept it’s original charm.

We stayed in log cabin 14 (facing the ocean).4/5. The next year, the Newcastle firm also shipped Albion and Pictou to the GMA's Albion Railway and Albion still carries the original Rayne & Burn builder's plate. Resolution of the Cape Breton engines' source, the physical evidence of Albion, a photo of Pictou, and another newspaper story from combine to provide a basis for a speculation.

Passenger lists before for Nova Scotia are practically nonexistent; however, the Public Archives of Nova Scotia does have a few scattered lists for ships arriving from Great Britain (no more than 30). These cover many of the years between and There is one list for ships arriving from France in Two valuable indexes for this early period are.

BOOK - A History of the County of Pictou, Nova Scotia By Rev. George Patterson, D.D. Originally published by The Pictou Advocate, Pictou, This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton (CD ) This book is a wonderful old history of Pictou County that includes lists of early settlers, sorted in a variety of ways.

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MAY TERM. Morning Session. Jan’y 6th – Council opened in the usual manner. Roll of Committee was called by the Clerk, the following were absent, J.R. Collie, John R. McPherson, and Robert Dewar. Pictou County Villages and Pictou Place Names and Their Origin; Abercrombie: 4 miles from New Glasgow, named after General James Abercrombie, a British General, who was connected with the 42nd or the first battalion of Royal made several campaigns in Canada, and was killed at Bunker Hill in Tri-Town Trolleys: The Story of the Nipissing Central Railway Norman Helm, Highway Book Shop, Cobalt ON,ISBN: TTC ’ The Electric Railway Services of the Toronto Transportation Commission in John F.

Bromley, Upper Canada Railway Society, Toronto ON,no ISBN. Vancouver's Glory Years: Public Transit 1. GENERAL 1a. Railway) Stirrings in the Eastern Townships, by Carl Riff 1aa.) Pioneer railway construction American Railroad Journal 1 Feb pp (courtesy John D.

Thompson) 1b. Select Committee Report on Wooden Railways to the Ontario Government 1c. Historical Outlines of Railways in SW Ontario by Pat Scrimgeour (UCRS Newsletter # Jul ).

The New Glasgow, Iron, Coal and Railway Company, issued $, of preferred first preference shares, and in Aprilit was announced that four-fifths of the issue had been taken up. was the building later known as the Pictou House, situated across the road from the present homes of Clarence MacDonald and Murray Holley, it was a three.

In a substantial group left Strathbrora, Clyne, for Nova Scotia. Many of the group, upon arrival in Pictou, were dispatched to Earltown with tickets of location. Among that group were John Graham, his wife Catherine Sutherland and young sons, William, James, John and George.

Railway in as a telegraph opera-tor, retiring after 37 years. He was a and his wife Marlene ran the Pictou North Colchester Exhibition. He brought numerous horses to Hopewell by railcar from Western on arrival, will report to the office of the Manager, who with the.

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Pictou County woman found safe Published a day ago; Nova Scotia midwives hopeful that full services will resume soon Updated a day ago; Flags raised in Trenton ceremony to honour victims of tragedies Updated at p.m. Some frontline health-care workers worry about qualifying for cash bonus as N.S.

works on 'final eligibility. Patterson, George, D.D., LL.D. Was born at Pictou,and died at his home in New Glasgow,in the seventy-fourth year of his age. He was educated at Pictou Academy and the U. Theological Hall, Edinburgh. On his return to Nova Scotia, inhe was inducted minister, at Green Hill where he labored for twenty-seven years.

Chemins de fer. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Narrower term: Chemins de fer, Travailleurs des; Filed under: Chemins de fer. Official proceedings - Canadian Railwa. Coal was first discovered in Pictou County in Word was sent to England that there was coal in abundance in Pictou; that it was found on the margin of the East River; that it was accessible to ships of light tonnage, and that the coal was of the best bituminous quality.

A wealthy firm purchased the ground. Regional & User Group Reports Ap NS Trails Board Meeting ril and the Marconi Trail Blazers on a feasibility study to convert a 14km section of abandoned railway to a shared use trail. The report is in final draft stages and will be issued to project partners shortly.

has written a guide book to cycling the back roads and. Full text of "Summary report on explorations in Nova Scotia, of the Back- lands and shore roads not far from Belloni post office and Milton station on the Sydney and Louisburg railway.

A five-foot seam of coal, believed to be the Tracy seam, was cut at feet, the section of the rocks above corresponding closely with that of the. Page 1 - Act applies, by any person whomsoever, being proved, the owner, agent, and manager shall each be guilty of an offence against this Act, unless he proves that he had taken all reasonable means, by publishing and to the best of his power enforcing the said rules as regulations for the working of the mine, to prevent such contravention or non-compliance.

Peterson, Jean (compiler) The Loyalist Guide: Nova Scotian Loyalists and their Documents Halifax, PANS, n.d.() Pictou County Census - Pictou, Hector Center Trust, n.d.

Piers, Harry The Evolution of the Halifax Fortress, Halifax, PANS, The resulting report included a plan for a joint expedition to seize Halifax, Nova Scotia, and to destroy the coal mines of that British province.

The purpose of the proposed expedition was to inhibit the enemy's ability to attack the East Coast of the United States by depriving the enemy of a nearby naval base and a source of fuel for its coal.

The railway from Halifax to Quebec was completed. J.A.D. McCurdy was the first man to fly in Canada, taking off from Baddeck. A French ship collided with a Norwegian steamer.

The collision caused an explosion of TNT, explosive acid, and benzine. A large part. - A History of the County of Pictou, Nova Scotia:: Pictou Books, Documents, and Pamphlets Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.

2 A. C. Morton, “Report on the Survey of the European and North American Railway,” Portland, Maine,CIHM microfiche # 3 The Railway Record, London, Aug 4 The proposal did lead to the construction of a line with the E&NA name in New Brunswick in the s.

5 Statutes of Nova Scotia [SNS],ch CRHA News Report_no_pdf (15 Mb) Pictou County Electric Co. (street railway) - map St. Johns street ry - Distribution CPR motive power CRHA News Report_no_pdf (7 Mb) Yarmouth street railway - 50 yrs ago Frank Alta (Turtle Mtn) slide (CPR) - CNR Historic (Museum) Train.Sir Charles Tupper, 1st Baronet, GCMG, CB, PC (July 2, – Octo ) was a Canadian father of Confederation: as the premier of Nova Scotia from tohe led Nova Scotia into went on to serve as the sixth prime minister of Canada, sworn into office on May 1,seven days after parliament had been lost the June 23 election and resigned on Children: 6, including: Charles Hibbert Tupper.

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