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The Chignecto Ship Railway

the substitute for the Baie Verte canal.

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Published by s.n. in [Fredericton, N.B.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company.,
  • Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company.,
  • Railroads -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Chemins de fer -- Nouvelle-Ecosse.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 07830, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 07830
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23352570M
    ISBN 100665078307

      The Chignecto Ship Railway H.G.C. Ketchum Boston: Damrell & Upham, [] The current Canadian edition of Reader's Digest feature. The lighthouse was built in connection with a project to build the Chignecto Ship Railway, designed to carry ships across the isthmus joining New Brunswick to Nova Scotia. The railway was never completed. Located near Northport on Cold Spring Head Road, off Lane 26 from NS Site open, tower closed.

      We are very pleased to announce that we have received approval for funding for the Trans Canada Trail to join New Brunswick via the former Chignecto Ship Railway, Trail # This grant for the 1st phase from TCT will contribute an additional $30, toward the restoration of the Ship Railway recreational trail accompanied by the $15,   In , the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company was incorporated as a federally chartered railway and in , construction of the Chignecto Ship Railway began. Folks marvelled, engineers were excited, men were employed to work on it. Sadly, from the outset, the venture was plagued with bad luck.

    4. Chignecto Ship Railway “Just before you reach the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border on the Trans Canada Highway, close to the truck weigh station, you pass over the route of the Chignecto Ship Railway,” writes Stephen Archibald. Ship transportation and the Chignecto Ship Railway: papers read before the Canadian Society of Engineers, at Montreal, Dec. 29th, , by H.G.C. Ketchum. .


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Chignecto Ship Railway 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.

Chignecto Ship Railway Explained. The Chignecto Ship Railway is a historic Canadian portage railway located in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. With Canadian Confederation ina variety of canal-building projects were undertaken throughout the new country by the new federal government, including renewed interest in a canal that could transit the isthmus at Chignecto.

Chignecto ship railway. Boston: Damrell & Upham, [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: H G C Ketchum. The Chignecto Ship Railway Paperback – Aug by Ketchum H. (Henry George Clopper) (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from The Chignecto Ship Railway book "Please retry" $ $ Author: Ketchum H. (Henry George Clopper). Chignecto Ship Railway / Amherst Wharf - Fort Lawrence, NS Part 2 - Duration: Jeff Gould views. TTS Handling Systems Fluid Bed Rail Based Ship Launch System.

4 men and a steam shovel excavating for Chignecto Ship Railway: from elevated position/ J. O’R. – (UNB Archives Online) 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.

The Isthmus of Chignecto is an isthmus bordering the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia that connects the Nova Scotia peninsula with North America. The isthmus separates the waters of Chignecto Bay, a sub-basin of the Bay of Fundy, from those of Baie Verte, a sub-basin of the Northumberland Strait that is an arm of the Gulf of St.

Lawrence. tury Maritime megaproject, the ship rail-way “canal” across the isthmus of Chignecto, I won’t go into too many of the details here. For these, do check out Jay Underwood’s book Ketchum’s Folly — very well researched and a pleasure to read. What people often don’t realize, though, is.

Chignecto Marine Transport Railway by Ketchum, H. (Henry George Clopper), Publication date Topics Railroads Publisher London, Waterlow and Sons Collection queens_university; toronto Digitizing sponsor Queen's University - University of Pages:   There was an intention to build the ship railway.

It was not just a dream or a proposal, and the route of the railway was surveyed at Ketchum’s expense in The Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company was incorporated inwith as Ketchum Managing Director, other Directors being in England.

Land for the project was donated by the. Internet Archive BookReader Chignecto ship railway, Canada [microform]. 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.

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Fly over of the Fort Lawrence, NS side of the Chignecto Ship Railway and the Amherst, NS wharf. Still learning to use the DJI Phantom 4 drone. The Chignecto ship railway: a 19th century engineering innovation Article in Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 19(1) February with 18 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Michael Ircha.

A railway to the isle: a history of the Strait of Canso railway car ferries, - by Ted Rafuse, Steampower Pub., Port Hope, Ont. ISBN ISBN Atlantic Bridgehead: The Story of Transatlantic Communication – The story of the transatlantic cable and flight, but includes railway history, especially The Great.

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Explore the map. The Chignecto Ship Railway: the substitute for the Baie Verte canal., (Positive copy), Toronto Public Library. Excerpt from Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Co., Ltd: Report It is unnecessary for me to write any lengthened Report as a perusal of the letters in the order in which they are printed herein gives a full account of what has passed with the Canadian : A.

Provand. Ship Transportation and The Chignecto Ship Railway: Ketchum, H G C: Books - or: H G C Ketchum. Beale & Inch Construction Ltd., Sackville, New Brunswick. likes. Beale & Inch Construction Ltd is a family owned and operated business out of Sackville, New Brunswick.

We have been in business 5/5(1).Beginning at a survey marker (shown on the said plan as No. ) at the intersection of the northwesterly bounds of the land of the Chignecto Ship Railway Company Limited and the southwesterly bounds of lands formerly deeded to Claude Porter (deed recorded in the Cumberland Land Registry Office in Book at Page ).His first book, Ketchum's Folly (Lancelot Press ), a history of the fabled Chignecto Ship Railway in Cumberland County was a regional best seller.

He followed that with Full Steam Ahead (Lancelot Press, ), a biography of Nova Scotia born Alexander Mitchell, the designer of the Consolidation type steam locomotive that went on to.