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The Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway Company

total length about 200 miles, including branches to Kincardine and Owen Sound ...

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

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  • Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway Company.,
  • Railroads -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 64620.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[4] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16944771M
    ISBN 100665646208


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The Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway Company [microform]: total length about miles, including branches to Kincardine and Owen Sound.

Item PreviewPages: The Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway,Toronto Public Library. Ontario’s Toronto Grey & Bruce and Toronto & Nipissing Railways By Rod Clarke Published in Canada by Rod Clarke and Ralph Beaumont ISBN Canada is the only country in the world whose very existence depended on the successful completion of two major railway projects.

Although these two major railways, the Canadian. Get this from a library. [Circular]: The Toronto the shareholders of the Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway Company, on the 25th of May I addressed a circular to you on the subject of the proposed lease of your railway to the Grand Trunk Railway Company.

[Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway Company.;]. The narrow gauge Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway (TG&BR) was incorporated on March 4th, with a mandate to build a railway to reach from Toronto to the Grey and Bruce counties of Ontario.

The ambitious plan was to build a 3 foot 6 inch narrow gauge railway from Toronto to Orangeville, Mount Forest, Durham and Southampton on Lake Huron, with. Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway, The. Running from Weston to Owen Sound bythe Toronto, Grey and Bruce line facilitated commerce between the agricultural and forest resources of Grey and Bruce counties and the Toronto markets.

The company was absorbed by the Canadian Pacific Railway in Location. At the railway station, First. Running from Weston to Owen Sound bythe Toronto, Grey and Bruce line facilitated commerce between the agricultural and forest resources of Grey and Bruce counties and the Toronto markets.

The company was absorbed by the CPR in Located at the. Rod Clarke of Toronto, Ontario, Canada recently published a wonderful book - Narrow Grey and Bruce Railway Company book Through The Bush - about the Toronto, Grey & Bruce and its sister narrow gauge railway, the Toronto & Nipissing, based on his decades of research into the history of these railways.

One of the images above from the book shows Prince Arthur turning the. The original and eventual route of the Toronto, Grey & Bruce Ry. Page 4 of "The Toronto Grey and Bruce Railway - ", by Thomas F. McIlwraith.

The eventual CNR lines in Grey and Bruce. P "Two Divisions to Bluewater". This indenture, made the fifteenth day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, between The Wellington Grey and Bruce Railway Company of the first part, and the Great Western Railway Company on the second part., Toronto Public Library.

The Railway for Grey: facts for the ratepayers concerning the Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railw'y. A brief newspaper item Thursday, October 9, reported: The annual meeting of the Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway Company was held in the C.P.R. building, King Street West, Toronto.

The secretary read the report of the past year, in which it was stated that the lease to the Ontario & Quebec Railway Company had gone into operation on the first.

Robert J. Hughes' website The Railway History Page contains Grey and Bruce Railway Company book information below. Wellington, Grey & Bruce Railway The Grand Trunk, Georgian Bay & Lake Erie Railway (Scroll down to GTGB&LER Consolidation) The Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway The Walkerton And Lucknow Railway.

Genealogical Societies The Bruce County Genealogical Society. StockholdersoftheToronto,GreyCompany on the 31sfc ofJuly,whenCompany. The first railway in Ontario was opened inand by the southern part of the province had been criss-crossed by dozens of different railway lines.

One of these was the Toronto Grey and Bruce, built from Toronto to Owen Sound, with a. In Canada, another narrow gauge railway caught his attention. He discovered a book by the chief archivist of the Canadian Pacific Railway – Omer Lavallée – and found a short reference to the Toronto Grey & Bruce and the Toronto & Nipissing railways, the very first narrow gauge railways in.

History: The Wellington, Grey & Bruce Railway (WG&BR) was originally conceived as the Canada North-West Railway Company with its incorporation in May to construct a line from Southampton on Lake Huron southeast to Toronto on Lake Ontario. The intention was to create a shorter route of trade between the two communities and those it joined.

Toronto Grey and Bruce. Wellington Grey aud Bruce. WindsorfcAnnapolisNovaScotla. SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL AMERICA Alasoas Limited. Antotagasta Chill and Bolivia Limited. Bradshaw's Railway Manual, Shareholders' Guide and Official Directory Full view - The objects were (1) to provide a pipeline of grain to the distillery; (2) to break the firewood monopoly of Toronto’s existing development road, the Northern Railway of Canada; (3) to provide increased business from railway access to Grey and Bruce Counties; and (4) primarily, to establish a port for trade and transfer on Georgian Bay in.

Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway. Photo by Alan L Brown - Posted June, Photo by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted October, Plaque Location. The County of Grey The City of Owen Sound Along an unnamed road, west of the old train station at 1st Avenue East and 12th Street East.

eastern reg, smith falls, toronto & london div, lake erie & northern rwy & gr. riv. rwy - cp timetable # 41 - october sudbury and schrieber divisions - cp timetable # 52 - may toronto & london divisions, lake erie & northern railway & grand river - may algoma & toronto divisions - october cn & cp windsor - origin unknown.

The Toronto and Nipissing (T&NR) was the first public passenger carrying narrow-gauge line in North America. Its goal was to reach as far as Lake Nipissing and connect Toronto (Ontario, Canada) with the recently completed Canadian Pacific Railway.

It opened in with service via Scarborough, a suburb of Toronto to Uxbridge. Originally this was the Ontario Huron & Simcoe, Ontario’s first railway. It became the Northern Railway of Canada. It ran through Parkdale, Davenport etc.

to Bradford and eventually Collingwood. Grand Trunk took over the Northern. Toronto, Grey & Bruce leased the line from the GTR c Ontario & Quebec acquired the TG&B and the CPR. "Narrow Gauge Through the Bush - Ontario's Toronto Grey & Bruce and Toronto & Nipissing Railways"; Rod Clarke; pub.

Beaumont and Clarke, with the Credit Valley Railway Company, Streetsville, Ontario, ISBN ; New Zealand Edit. From still more ambitious Toronto two narrow-gauge routes were built between and —the Toronto, Grey and Bruce running northwest to Owen Sound and Teeswater, and the Toronto and Nipissing northeast to Coboconk and Sutton.

Whitby also had its visions of terminal greatness, when the Whitby and Port Perry was built in the later seventies. The Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway PB: Thomas F. McIlwraith: Upper Canada Railway Society: The Toronto, Hamilton And Buffalo Railway: Volumn One: PB: John Spring: British Railway Modellers Of North America: The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore: HB: Ron Brown: Broadview: The Train Robbers.

Great railway meeting at Orangeville [microform]: convened by Joseph Patullo, esq., Mayor of Orangeville, held on Friday, 7th September,to consider the advisability of widening the gauge of the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway: speech of the president of the railway company.

A very attractive £ First Mortgage bond of the Canadian Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway Company. This year loan was issued in and was quoted on the Stock Exchange until the late 's when called for redemption by the Canadian Pacific Railway, which had acquired the.

CNR operations from Toronto to Lake Superior in the s by Ian Wilson Canadian Branchline Miniatures, ISBN Steam Trains to the Bruce by Ralph Beaumont Boston Mills Press, Cheltenham Ontario, ISBN The Toronto, Grey & Bruce Railway: by Thomas F. McIlwraith Upper Canada Railway Society, Petition of the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada to the Ontario Legislature, for a declaratory act respecting the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Legislation of [electronic resource]: to the honourable, the Legislative Assembly of the province of Ontario, in parliament assembled.

"Narrow Gauge Through the Bush – Ontario's Toronto Grey and Bruce and Toronto and Nipissing Railways"; Rod Clarke; pub. Beaumont and Clarke, with the Credit Valley Railway Company, Streetsville, Ontario, ISBN "The Narrow Gauge For Us – The Story of the Toronto and Nipissing Railway"; Charles Cooper; pub.

Media in category "Toronto Grey and Bruce Railway" The following 7 files are in this category, out of 7 total. Bridge on old railway to Owen Sound jpg 4, × 2,; MB.

In the Canadian Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway and the Toronto and Nipissing Railway were opened, promoted by Pihl and Fitzgibbon and surveyed by Wragge as an engineer of Fox.

In JanuaryRobert Fairlie advocated the use of 3 ft 6 in gauge in his book Railways Or No Railways: Narrow Gauge, Economy with Efficiency v. These included a year lease of the Wellington, Grey and Bruce Railway (also an invasion of GTR territory), construction of the Canada Air Line Railway, a loop line which covered the same areas as the new Canada Southern Railway (CASO) and a lease of the London and Port Stanley Railway (LPS) a mile regional line which had done serious.

Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada: Petition of the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada to the Ontario Legislature, for a declaratory act respecting the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Legislation of [electronic resource]: to the honourable, the Legislative Assembly of the province of Ontario, in parliament assembled.

The Township of Minto entered the railway age in the fall ofwhen the Wellington Grey and Bruce Railway Company [WG&B] constructed a line north from the Town of Guelph, a line that would eventually continue northward into Grey and Bruce Counties.

The WG & BR built a freight and passenger station at what is now the Town of Palmerston. The Toronto and Nipissing Railway, T&N, was the first public narrow-gauge railway in North America. It chartered in to build from Toronto to Lake Nipissing in Ontario, Canada, via York, Ontario, and Victoria Counties.

At Nipissing it would meet the transcontinental lines of the Canadian Pacific Railway, providing a valuable link to opened inwith service between.

In the Canadian Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway and the Toronto and Nipissing Railway were opened, promoted by Pihl and Fitzgibbon and surveyed by Wragge as an engineer of Fox.

In January Robert Fairlie advocated the use of 3 ft 6 in gauge in his book Railways Or No Railways: Narrow Gauge, Economy with Efficiency v. ANALYSIS OF COST OF FREIGHT SERVICE, GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY COMPANY OF CANADA by Newell, J.P.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Charles Fox (civil and railway engineer): | |Sir Charles Fox| (11 March|Derby|, United Kingdom – 11 June ) was an Eng World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than standard 1, mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in).Most narrow-gauge railways are between mm (1 ft 11 5 ⁄ 8 in) and 1, mm (3 ft 6 in). Since narrow-gauge railways are usually built with tighter curves, smaller structure gauges, and lighter rails, they can be less costly to build, equip, and.The short Mount Forest Spur was originally built by the Toronto Grey & Bruce Railway in the early 's intending to run all the way to Owen Sound, but due to a lack of a subsidy from the county an alternate line was built to Owen Sound instead (the Owen Sound Sub from Orangeville to Owen Sound).

The line to Mount Forest remained a short stub. Philip's talk was a fabulous historical journey, with photographs, of the railroad that began as a narrow gauge line known as the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway.

It soon fell into financial problems and was taken over by the Grand Trunk and converted to standard gauge, and then in the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) took control.