Transportation and utilities

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  • Act or means of transporting from one place to another
  • Act or means of providing water, power, sewage, etc. to communities
  • Facilities and infrastructure

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Halifax-Quebec Railway

  • CA UNB MG H 91
  • Collection
  • [Photocopied after 196-?]

This collection contains photocopies of materials relating to the proposed construction of the Halifax to Quebec railway: It includes correspondence relating to the proposed railway, including a letter to the Right Honourable Lord Monteagle from Richard Brown, Bart. dated 15 August 1853; Crown revenues, North America, 1830-1833; and extracts from the "Morning Post," dated 11 August 1853.

Halifax-Quebec Railway

Central Railway Company Ltd

  • CA PANB MC67
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1887

This fonds consists of the records of the planning phase of the Central Railway Company's development. It includes letters to the secretary of the company, Julius Inches, from the directors, including Charles Burpee, MP, John Ferris, MP, Alexander (Boss) Gibson, and C.A. Wetmore; petitions for funds and rails to both the provincial and federal governments; some estimates and surveys of the route. Much of the correspondence comes from Caleb Wetmore who pursued a suit in the equity courts against the company between 1884-1887.

Central Railway Company

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

  • CA CC MCC10
  • Fonds
  • [189?] - 1964

This fonds consists of staff registers listing engineers and firemen employed by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company; letter books containing CPR staff appointments; a payroll book including the salaries received by Carleton County residents; timetables; staff bulletins containing news about company operations; and publications of "The Spanner," a magazine published by the CPR, issues dating from 1848-1864 .

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

New Brunswick Railway Company

  • CA CC MCC9
  • Fonds
  • 1884

This fonds consists of receipt forms from the New Brunswick Railway Company's Woodstock station. They list goods such as hay and tea, shipped by local businessmen and companies to locations outside of Woodstock. Shippers included: R.M. Bailey; H. Paxton Baird; James Boyd; Connell Brothers; W.F. Dibblee and Son; C.H. Ferguson; P. Gillen; H.A. Haer; A. Henderson; Johnson and Co.; G.R. Ketchum; R.B. Manzer; Fred Moore; D. Phillips; J.T. Raymond and Co.; Small and Fisher and Co.; Union Foundry Co.; Charles VanWart; Woodstock Woodworking Co.; and F.A. Wyman.

New Brunswick Railway Company

George Leslie Brown

  • CA MNBM S 99B
  • Collection
  • 1861-1961

This collection consists of the correspondence relating to railway history involving requests for information on specific trains to/from George Brown. Some correspondence is printed with company letterhead. A few pieces of correspondence have documents attached which relate to railway history. There is a letter referring to a trip around the world by Nellie Bly, a New York City newspaper reporter with the remark that some portions of her trip were done by train.

Brown, George L.

J.B. Snowball letter

  • CA MNBM ID1732
  • Fonds
  • 1887

This letter is dated 1887 to John Brown from J.B. Snowball, manager of the Chatham Branch Railway notifying Mr. Brown that his claims of property damage by the railway was to be heard by jury summoned under "An Act To Incorporate The Chatham Branch Railway". A meeting was scheduled at the Police Magistrate's Office on 19 September 1887 at 11:00 am.

Snowball, Jabez Bunting

Enquiry into the Empress of Ireland

  • CA MNBM ID179
  • Fonds
  • 16 June 1914 - 27 June 1914

This fonds consists of 4 bound volumes of typescripts and 1 folder dealing with the commission into the wreck of the "Empress of Ireland."

The 4 bound volumes are one of the sets of original copies made for the members of the commission and contain the verbatim evidence heard by the enquiry. Volume 1 - (2 copies) 16-19 June 1914 includes typed alphabetical index of volumes I and II. Volume III, 26-27 June 1914, includes the closing arguments. There is also a file folder including a certificate of appointment of commissioners; a photograph of commissioners, and a copy of a map prepared by Captain Kendall showing the course of the "Empress" and the supposed course of the "Storstadt".

Enquiry into the Empress of Ireland

Joseph Albert Read

  • CA PANB MC316
  • Fonds
  • 1872

This fonds consists of James Albert Read's master mariner's certificate which was issued by the Canadian Minister of Marine and Fisheries in 1872.

Read, Joseph Albert

L. W. Eaton logbook

  • CA UNB MG H 35
  • Item
  • 1875, 1879

This 28-page logbook for the brigantine "L. W. Eaton" records 4 voyages, 1 completed in 1875 and 3 completed in 1879, namely: New York, New York, to Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 1875; Chatham, New Brunswick, to St. John's, Newfoundland, June 1879; St. Johns, NF, to Chatham, NB, June 1879; and Chatham, NB, to St-Pierre and Miquelon, July 1879. The log records the daily notes for each voyage which make reference to bearing, weather, and distance sailed.

L. W. Eaton logbook, Author

Peruvian Congress (ship)

  • CA MNBM ID3068
  • Fonds
  • 1882

The fonds consists of documents prepared after the abandonment of the Peruvian Congress in1882. There is a protest or formal written declaration by the crew reporting the circumstances of the incident and a copy of the transactions subsequent to registry for evidence. The declaration was received and signed by William Henry D'Arcy Porter, notary public at Rangoon, Burma (now Myanmar). The protest provides detailed information on the events of the voyage with some names of crew, their titles, and the type of cargo on board. These documents are probably the copies sent back to New Brunswick for the information of the ship's owners.

Peruvian Congress (ship)

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