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The Chignecto ship railway

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Published by Damrell & Upham in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coastwise shipping -- New Brunswick.,
  • Coastwise shipping -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Railroads -- Maritime Provinces.,
  • Transports maritimes côtiers -- Nouveau-Brunswick.,
  • Transports maritimes côtiers -- Nouvelle-Ecosse.,
  • Chemins de fer -- Provinces Maritimes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.G.C. Ketchum.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 07931, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 07931
    ContributionsInternational Congress of Water Transportation (1893 : Chicago, Ill.).
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23352735M
    ISBN 100665079311

    Chignecto Ship Railway - History of a mile railway built to transport ships between the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, abandoned in prior to completion Cincinnati Railroad Club - Hobbyists interested in railroads ranging from the early iron horse of the s through the present and into the future; Cincinnati, Ohio.


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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 Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Author: Ketchum H. (Henry George Clopper).

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

Relive the tragic fall of Sydney Steel in Cape Breton, PEI’s flawed immigrant investor program, the controversial (and ongoing) Churchill Falls project in Newfoundland, New Brunswick’s doomed Chignecto Ship Railway, and plenty more. Chignecto Ship Railway. By Pearl MacD. Atkins. Eighty-five years ago this past fall the building of the fantastic Ship Railway across the Chignecto Isthmus was begun, the greatest construction project that the area has ever known, and it created for three years such a bustle of unwanted activity across the narrow fleet of land which prevents Nova Scotia from being an island, that even yet.

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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,   Inthe Chignecto Marine Transport Railway Company was incorporated as a federally chartered railway and inconstruction 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. 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. The Chignecto Ship Railway died – and with it the whole idea of ship railways. Ketchum knew one could not live without the other, writing: The safe transit of a ship in cargo across the Isthmus of Chignecto will be the signal for many other ship railway schemes to begin construction.

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A ship would sail into a cradle that would be lifted onto the railway, would then make a hr trip, from Tidnish Dock on the Northumberland Strait side of the isthmus to Fort Lawrence on the Fundy side, then the vessel and cradle would be lowered back into the water on the other side.

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Its form evolved through the efforts of various owners including its original proprietor Henry Smith, who acquired the land inand Henry George Clopper Ketchum, the first civil engineering graduate from UNB in and the developer of the nearly completed Chignecto Ship Railway canal in the late s, which attempted to connect the Bay.

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His books include Ketchum’s Folly, a history of the Chignecto Ship Railway in Cumberland County (Lancelot Press ), 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 become one of the leading designs of the steam era.

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Maritime (Joggins) Railway ( - ) The Maritime Railway was a 12 mile steam powered line which operated in Nova Scotia from until The line ran between the coal mines in Joggins and the I.R.C mainline at Maccan. The line began operation as the Joggins Railway, being incorporated inand opened for operation on November 3,Once again this summer a pirate ship can be seen at Tidnish.

Drive down Brundage Lane, look out to sea and see for yourself. I was visiting Malcolm Macartney and Margie Purdy recently when the tide was out and the pirate ship was grounded in front of their cottage. I loved watching a young family race across the sandbars to climb on board.Interstate Commerce Commission, Railroads, United States, Rates, Freight 'Changes in the rates of charge for railway and other transportation services.' 'Reasonable railway rates' -- subject(s.