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Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway

Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway

facts for the people.

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Published by s.n. in [Toronto? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway.,
  • Railroads -- Ontario.,
  • Inland water transportation -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 24934
    ContributionsToronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.)
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18903969M
    ISBN 100665249349

      SS Keewatin passenger liner Canadian Pacific Railway’s Great Lakes Steamship Service (service began in ) Route between Port Arthur/ Fort William (present day Thunder Bay on Lake Superior) & Port McNicoll in Ontario, Canada The Keewatin was originally designed to complete the link in the Canadian Pacific Railway's continental and her . Many Ontario resorts and lodges, as well as great cottage country tourist attractions, are close to Toronto. Toronto's Pearson International Airport is just a 2 to hour drive from the most popular Ontario tourist areas, including the Kawartha Lakes, Simcoe County, Muskoka, the Haliburton Highlands, Georgian Bay and Algonquin Park.

    New firms come in to play. The Canada Atlantic Railway, one of John Rudolphus Booth’s brain-storms, linked Coteau Junction to the Chaudières Falls in , a rail line that allowed him to ship wood from his sawmills straight through to New England. He extended this rail line westwards, right to Depot Harbour, on Georgian Bay. We also offer Toronto packages close to TD Echo Beach and Hanlan's Point Beach, two other stunning nearby options. Things You Should Know About Toronto. Held the 1st of July each year, Canada Day is cause for huge celebration. Book your Toronto vacation around this day and be a part of one of the most prominent events in Canada.

    The page Georgian Bay Ship Canal Estimate Plan was completed in , and Robert Legget in his book The Ottawa Waterway states that it is "one of the finest engineering reports ever produced in the history of Canada; it can be read with pleasure and profit even today, for its thoroughness and readability are exemplary." It proposed a ft. SS Keewatin is a passenger liner that once sailed between Port Arthur / Fort William (now Thunder Bay) on Lake Superior and Port McNicoll on Georgian Bay (Lake Huron) in Ontario, Canada. She carried passengers between these ports for the Canadian Pacific Railway's Great Lakes steamship on: Talbot St, Port McNicoll, Ontario L0K 1R0 Canada.


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Internet Archive BookReader Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway [microform]: facts for the people. The Georgian Bay and Seaboard Railway (GB&S) was a former short-line railway in Ontario, Canada, owned and operated by Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR).

The first sections opened inand the entire kilometres (87 mi) route was fully completed in The GB&S was designed to compete with the Ottawa, Arnprior and Parry Sound Railway (OA&PS). Both acted Locale: Ontario, Canada.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title. Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway. [Toronto?]: [publisher not identified], [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway.

OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Industrial Exhibition, Sightseeing cruises of islands and Georgian Bay, including restaurant cruises, dinner cruises, and private charters. Please join us to celebrate the life of this wonderful little ship and the beautiful northern waters she sails.

Our Captain and crew would like to invite you aboard our M.V. Chippewa III for a sightseeing tour. Combine a Canadian train adventure between two of the country's most cosmopolitan cities and a cruise through Alaska's waters and to some of its most famed ports Toronto and Georgian Bay Ship Railway book call on this land and sea expedition.

The beauty of Canada's ever-changing landscape and the glory of the open water lie ahead on this day, dual-country adventure. Toronto Harbour or Toronto Bay is a bay on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in Toronto, Ontario, is a natural harbour, protected from Lake Ontario waves by the Torontothe harbour is used primarily for recreational boating, including personal vessels and pleasure boats providing scenic or party nates: 43°38′04″N 79°22′15″W /.

In early Capreol started to promote a railway to Georgian Bay, and in August became a director of the Toronto, Simcoe and Lake Huron Union Rail-Road Company. To address the issue of chronic lack of capital for early railway construction, Capreol sponsored a "Grand Canadian Railroad Lottery" by means of tickets in the form of.

Georgian Bay Airways’ seaplanes take off right from the Sound to show passengers aerial vistas of Georgian Bay’s rugged coastline islands. Try a “fly and dine” tour; the seaplane ducks into famous Henry’s Fish Restaurant on Frying Pan Island for lunch, where you’ll find the best pickerel (aka walleye) you’ve ever had.

South Georgian Bay Film Festival & our Team was privileged to celebrated The S.S. Keewatin anniversary today with Eric Conroy & his staff onboard The S.S. Keewatin also known as the “Blizzard of the North”. This crown jewel once part of the Canadian Pacific Railway's mighty Great Lakes Steamship fleet.5/5(1).

Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. *Menu "Georgian Bay Special" March *Boat train ticket stub connecting with S.S. Keewatin *Diesel ready to depart Port McNicoll for Toronto late 's.

L.B. Chapman Collection, Old Time Trains *S.S. Keewatin, the station and enginePort McNicoll, July   52 day trips from Toronto for every traveller April 6, The Scarborough Bluffs trek is just one of the awesome hikes near Toronto you can do.

Georgian Bay Islands National Park. Distance: km, 1h 55m The ship is now docked in Hamilton and gives you a glimpse at what is was like to be a crew member. SS SOUTH AMERICAN was a Great Lakes steamboat built by the Great Lakes Engineering Works at Ecorse, Michigan.

It was built in for the Chicago, Duluth & Georgian Bay Transit Company. The vessel was launched on Febru and was the newer of two sister ships, the older one being the SS North American.

The Muskoka area of Ontario, Canada is a rolling expanse of forest and lake, quietly beautiful. Highlights of the area include Georgian Bay with its rocky inlets and wood-lined shores.

It was scenery like this - and further east, in the Algonquin - that inspired Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven painters. The view, as evening falls over the silver water, broken by the low outlines.

With a name that comes from the Ojibwe word for “big canoe”, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry has been a staple of Georgian Bay for over forty years. During that time, we’ve proudly introduced passengers to the rich Aboriginal heritage and natural beauty of the region.

Dinner Cruises. Appreciate the full grandeur of the Niagara Falls area by day and night on this full-day tour from Toronto. Aboard a first-class minibus accommodating a small group, travel along the scenic Niagara Parkway and stop at the Floral Clock, Whirlpool Spanish Aero Car, Niagara-on-the-Lake, a local winery, and more.

The Great Lakes region is one of the most magnificent and historic inland waterways of the world. Join us on this popular cruise, which features a new itinerary that showcases the American spirit of invention and culture, rich maritime history, and Victorian-era engineering marvels, in addition to the region's magnificent coastal scenery and powerful Niagara Falls.

Map ID: Cartographer: J.E.R. Matte: Title: Public Works Canada, Georgian Bay Ship Canal Estimate Plan Cantin Island to Georgian Bay: Date: Picture. Historic Downtown Collingwood is a great place to go for a stroll in the summer and have breakfast or lunch at one of the many outdoor patios available.; Collingwood Harbour was a major shipping port in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Most of the shipping traffic from the west ported in Collingwood where cargo was loaded onto trains and transported to Toronto.

Georgian Bay and Lake Superior. That year the Ontario, Simcoe & Huron Union Railway built the first of two wooden grain elevators that would stand in the harbour where ships from Chicago could unload their cargo of grain.

That first elevator was relatively small and is thought to have been destroyed by fire. The railway’s successor, The. Midland is located on the southern end of Georgian Bay’s 30, Islands about ninety miles north of a was named for the Huron Nation and consists of the areas around southeastern Georgian Bay which include Midland and Penetanguishene.

The area was visited by French Jesuits traveling with the Voyageurs to the Wye River in Author: Mrs Barbara Raue. The beginning of Owen Sound can be traced to the historical meeting, in a small forest clearing, between surveyor Charles Rankin and land agent John Telfer.

Owen Sound: The Port City begins with the Native Peoples of the area and moves through pioneer settlement to the creation of a city in this more northerly area of central Ontario.

The influence of Georgian .