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Reconnaissance along the National transcontinental railway in southern Quebec

John Alexander Dresser

Reconnaissance along the National transcontinental railway in southern Quebec

by John Alexander Dresser

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Published by Government Printing Bureau in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Québec (Province)
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Québec (Province)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John A. Dresser.
      SeriesGeological Survey of Canada. Memoir, no. 35, Memoir (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 35
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE185 .A2 no. 35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 p.
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL251498M
      LC Control Numbergs 13000448
      OCLC/WorldCa510634

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Reconnaissance along the National Transcontinental Railway in southern Quebec. Ottawa: Govt. Print. Bureau, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: John A Dresser; Geological Survey of Canada.

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First Incarnation. QSR began as East Richelieu Valley Railway in and it was acquired by United Counties Railways and in renamed Locale: Quebec.

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The National Transcontinental Railway (NTR) was envisioned as a nationwide railway to compete with the Canadian Pacific Railway. Portions of this transcontinental railway would be built by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad, and the NTR would be built by the Canadian government from Moncton to Winnipeg.

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