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5 edition of Railways in southern Alberta found in the catalog.

Railways in southern Alberta

Ronald Fraser Patrick Bowman

Railways in southern Alberta

by Ronald Fraser Patrick Bowman

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Published by Whoop-up Country Chapter, Historical Society of Alberta in Lethbridge, Alta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Alberta -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R. F. P. Bowman.
      SeriesOccasional paper - Whoop-up Country Chapter, Historical Society of Alberta ; no. 4, Occasional paper (Historical Society of Alberta. Whoop-Up Country Chapter) ;, no. 4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2809.A5 B68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4295329M
      LC Control Number78323322

      Northern Alberta Railways (NAR) was a Canadian railway which served northern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Railway construction in northern Alberta during the early 20th century was dominated by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and the Canadian Northern Railway, both of which were building westward from Edmonton, Alberta to the Yellowhead Pass of the . A branch of the CN runs from Edmonton, Alberta to Hay River, on the shores of the Great Slave Lake in Northwest Territories. About 80 miles (km) of this line lie within Northwest Territories. Hay River is the most northerly point connected by rail to the main North American rail network.

      Freight Services. Select your choice: CASO or NYC. Freight Services on the. Canada Southern. Freight Services on the. New York Central. REPORT ON BRANCH RAILWAYS p Salisbury & Harvey Railway This railway is located in Westmorland and Albert Counties. It taps the I.C.R. at Salisbury, about 15 miles from Moncton and runs generally in a south-easterly direction to the town of Albert, its eastern terminus. The entire length of main line from Salisbury to Read more Salisbury and Harvey .

      The Nanton Grain elevators are now a museum for the Canadian Grain Elevator Discovery Centre. Book your school field trip here today. Day trip with family to the museum and learn about the History of Southern Alberta farming. Calgary, High River, Lethbridge, Okotoks, Pincher Creek, Nanton, Alberta.   The NAR was formed in , from a collection of insolvent shortline railways in Northern Alberta. The Government of Alberta was the owner, with operational responsibilities shared by the CN and CP. Later on, the Province divested itself of ownership and both Canadian roads took over full ownership on a 50/50 basis.


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