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A lonely heritage: the Chignecto Ship Railway dock site, Fort Lawrence, Nova Scotia / by John G. McKay. by: McKay, John G. Published: () The Chignecto Marine Transport Railway: scenes during the construction with descriptive text, / y John G.
McKay. Just over a century ago, work commenced on the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway across the Isthmus of Chignecto. The ship railway involved the use of a hydraulic lift to raise large ships on a wh Author: M. Ircha. From the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, Limited, to the Hon.
Sir Charles Tupper. Ma Ketchum Collection, University of New Brunswick Archives, Fredericton, N.B. Neale, J.P. 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.
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.
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 Chignecto Marine Transport Railway book, its failure) by purchasing the land on which.
Fonds consists of records related to the building of the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway and include an engineers diary, a salary and office expense ledger, a building expense ledger, articles by Ketchum, and receipts.
Notes area. Physical condition. Immediate source of acquisition. Get this from a library. The Chignecto Railway case: correspondence, May, Get this from a library. Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company, Ltd: statement for the Dominion government and Parliament. [A D Provand; Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company.].
Sir, — On the tth Novombor last, I had the honor to forward you a proposal for the construction, operating and maintenance of a Marine Transport Railway across the Isthmus of Chignecto, combined with a Railway of llio standard guago partly running alongside of the same from Amherst to Capo Jouriniuin or Capo Tormentine.
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Railroads--Nova Scotia. 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. Chignecto Ship Railway case [microform]: Mr. Provand addresses a meeting of senators: he explains the position of British investors in the Chignecto Ship Railway project and claims the moral obligation of the government by Provand, A.
(Andrew Dryburgh), Chignecto Marine Transport Railway, Tidnish, Nova Scotia. Designed by Henry G.C. Ketchum; used to transport boats between the Bay of Fundy and Baie Verte. Hydraulic lifts at each end raised boats onto a railway cradle car. Construction was commended in but never completed.
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.
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Case of the Chignecto Railway, press opinions. Ottawa: [publisher not identified], (OCoLC) 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.
Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. 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. He had built railways in British North America, South America and Europe.
In he secured from parliament a charter for the Chignecto Marine Railway Transport Company. Sir John A. Macdonald, again in power, guaranteed the company an annual subsidy of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars for twenty-five years, provided the railroad was in.
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Under this merger one company could now produce, transport and use the coal from the mines of Joggins as the MCR&P Co. also owned and operated an electric generating plant at Chignecto. In the company built a new generating plant at Maccan and abandoned the Chignecto plant and five mile rail line to Chignecto in Information Respecting the Proposed Marine Transport Railway Across the Isthmus of Chignecto.
zuxom No Comments. Information respecting the proposed marine tran. Information Respecting the Proposed Marine Transport Railway Across the Isthmus of Chignecto. Information respecting the proposed marine tran. The Chignecto Marine Transport Railway was the dream of H.C.G.
Ketchum, the project's principle designer and supporter. Born in New Brunswick inKetchum was a proven and able engineer. It was Ketchum's belief that "ship-railways" were the way of the future and the only reasonable solution to the problems of nineteenth-century transportation.
The Chignecto Ship Railway project was first proposed in by notable civil engineer Henry Ketchum as a means to transport ships across the Isthmus of Chignecto, shortening the sailing distance between the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of St. Lawrence by avoiding the .This page was last updated: Oct Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date.
See each listing for international shipping options and costs.NOVA SCOTIA RAILWAY BOOKS. * Ketchum’s Folly – The history of the ill-fated Chignecto Ship Railway, a scheme to transport ships by rail between the Northumberland Strait and the Bay of Fundy.
By Jay Underwood, Lancelot Press, ISBN