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Pacific telegraph and railway

J[ohn] Loughborough

Pacific telegraph and railway

an examination of all the projects for the construction of these works, with a proposition for harmonizing all sections and parties of the Union, and rendering these great works truly national in their character.

by J[ohn] Loughborough

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Published by Printed by Charles & Hammond in Saint Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific railroads -- Early projects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy J. Loughborough.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2763 1849b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., xx, [5]-80 p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6963301M
    LC Control Number05039781
    OCLC/WorldCa3717206

    Selected Books on the Canadian Pacific Railway. The National Dream: The Great Railway, by Pierre Berton. A dramatic historical account of the origin and launching of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, between the years and Told in a narrative and anecdotal fashion, the book portrays numerous personalities of the last File Size: 93KB. (cf. Southern Pacific a century later getting into the communications business.) Other railroads had contract arrangements with the telegraph companies, principally Western Union, for use of rights of way, interconnection of circuits, and providing public telegraph service at . From Bill Miller’s book “Wires in the Wilderness” (Heritage House Publishing Co. Ltd., ) I learned that the problem of wildlife entrapment in abandoned wire has been known as early as , when the Yukon Telegraph started falling into disuse. Some sections of wire sag to the ground, others remain suspended on trees. Canadian Pacific’s Dominion Atlantic Railway, Volumes 1 and 2, Gary W. Ness, BRMNA Canadian National in the East, Volume 4, Keith Littlewood, BRMNA The Locomotives of the Ontario Northland Railway, Frank N. Vollhardt, BRMNA.


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