North-West Transportation, Navigation and Railway Company

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Document Record
Creator MacDonell, Allan
Title North-West Transportation, Navigation and Railway Company
Identifier P000370
Subject Communications--Communications with Red River
Communications--Pacific Railway
Canada--Transportation
Railroads
Chemins de fer
Red River Valley (Man.)--Commerce
Trade routes
Routes commerciales
1858
Notes print 55 p.; 21 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description Appendix on pages [29]-54 contains Peel <xref>281</xref>, as well as the eighth report (1851) of the Standing Committee on Railways and Telegraph Lines. MacDonell showed, on paper at least, that a railway would derive a lucrative revenue by exporting buffalo tallow and tongues from the western plains. A railway from Lake Superior would re-route the trade carried by cart between Red River Settlement and St Paul. The Company was incorporated by the Legislature of Canada in 1858. Also published, [New Haven, Conn.: Research Publications, 196-?] (55p.).
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