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Published by [s.n.] in Quebec .
Written in English


  • Canada,
  • Short Line Railway,
  • Railroads

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Edition Notes

Mr. Light"s reports upon the survey of the northern or Quebec route for the shortest and most advantageous railway line from Montreal to Halifax and St. John, N.B., recommending a combination line (combining the quebec and Etchemin Valley with the Lake Megantic routes) for the same. Printed by order of the Board of Trade and Citizens" Committee of Quebec.

The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. fold. map. 26 cm.
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25516747M

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A crease on back cover right at spine, otherwise a Fine copy. Book Condition: Near Fine. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is Seller Rating: % positive. Union Pacific is the largest railroad in North America, covering 23 states across the western two-thirds of the United States. Short lines, whose designation by the Surface Transportation Board (STB) is a Class III carrier (which includes terminal and switching lines) make up the bulk of today's freight railroads. According to the STB and American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association. Covering the 30s through the '60s, this book's outstanding vintage photography highlights the North Coast Limited (the finest passenger train in North America), the faster Vista-Dome passenger trains, NP's team and diesel locomotives, and NP's Freight cars, Maintenance-of-way and Cabooses.".