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Speech on the Canadian Yukon railway

House of Commons, Ottawa, 15th and 16th February, 1898

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Published by Gov"t. Print. Bureau in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Yukon Territory.,
  • Chemins de fer -- Yukon.,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1896-1911.,
  • Canada -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1896-1911.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clifford Sifton.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 16150, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 16150
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (24 fr.).
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23732995M
    ISBN 100665161506

    The Yukon is a big place, measuring an astounding , km². That’s hard to picture, but trust us, it’s big. Luckily, from campers and RVs to ferries and trains, there are lots of ways to see everything this great land has to offer, so sit back and enjoy the ride. Railroad - Railroad - Canadian railroads: In its earliest years Canadian railroading was influenced by British rail practice, but after a decade of experience with North American economic and geographic realities, American practice began a fairly rapid rise to dominance that has remained to the present.

    Contained within the 1st Edition () of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the rail companies that operated in for British Columbia and Yukon circa The railway lines are indicated in black, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. An overprint note, in . The White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&Y, WP&YR) (reporting mark WPY) is a Canadian and U.S. Class II 3 ft ( mm) narrow-gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, the capital of isolated system, it has no direct connection to any other railroad. Equipment, freight and passengers are ferried by ship through the Port of Skagway, and via road through a few of the.

    Yukon Rail and Bus Adventure. Fall under "The Spell of the Yukon" with the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, while following the trail of the sourdoughs between Skagway, Alaska, and Yukon Territory, Canada. Welcome to the Yukon Rail & Bus Excursion in Skagway!   Survey views of the Yukon, BC, and Alaska, as your train rises a gut-churning 3, feet in just 20 miles to the summit of White Pass. degree views of the regal Canadian .


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Speech of Sir Charles Tupper, M.P. on the Canadian Yukon railway: Ottawa, 7th and 8th March, [Charles Hibbert Sir Tupper, Canada. Parliament. House of Commons] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

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Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Speech on the Canadian Yukon railway [microform]: House of Commons, Ottawa, 15th and 16th February, Item PreviewPages:   Speech of Sir Charles Tupper, M.P. on the Canadian Yukon railway [microform]: Ottawa, 7th and 8th March, by Tupper, Charles Hibbert, Sir, ; Canada.

Parliament. Pages: Titre de départ: Speech of Hon. Clifford Sifton, M.P. on the Canadian Yukon railway Titre de la couverture. En-tête du titre de départ: House of Commons Debates, third session, eighth Parliament. Description: 36 pages: illustrations: Other Titles: [Speech of Hon. Clifford Sifton, M.P.

on the Canadian Yukon railway] Responsibility. Yukon municipalities the railroad would be close to include Pelley Crossing, Carmacks, Faro, Ross River and Watson Lake.

The total cost of the project is estimated at $17 billion ($13 billion US). Proponents of the railroad argue that it can better connect the Canadian and American economies to Asian markets, that could ship their products to. This guide describes the history of the railways in Yukon. Learn where many engines are currently protected in museums, including the rare Baldwin Vauclain Compound at the Dawson City Museum.

Canadian Railway Books The following is my collection of Canadian railway books. The links below may be affiliate links, meaning that I earn a small commission when you purchase an item after following those links, at no additional cost to you. On the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, you’ll have several trip options, taking you past glacial rivers, waterfalls, and gorges for a real taste of wild Alaska.

You’ll feel like you’ve gone back in time on this authentic train, as you climb 3, feet to scenic vistas and past aptly-named spots named Inspiration Point and Dead Horse. —“Big” Mike Heney, Railroad Builder More Characters Built in during the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass & Yukon Route is a marvel of engineering despite the harsh weather and challenging geography faced by thousands of railroad construction workers.

We also maintain 4, kilometers of Yukon roads. kms of roads are paved, 1, kms are covered with Bituminous Surface Treatment (BST) and 2, kms are gravel. Email: [email protected]   Read yukon-royal-tour-prince-william-kate/ Travel channel of amazing destinations, airlines and hotels presented by award-winning travel writer and photographer, Christina Pfeiffer, who has.

Speech on the Canadian Yukon railway: House of Commons, Ottawa, 15th and 16th February, Linking Skagway, Alaska with Whitehorse, Yukon this tiny railway carves and unbelievable path through a rugged coastal pass.

The epic construction and operation of the White Pas and Yukon Route Railway is legendary. With more than spectacular historic photographs, fascinating anecdotes and personal accounts, this book is an essential s: 8.

The swaying of the train and the clickety-clack of the wheels rolling along the track lulls me into a trance as the trans-Canadian train rumbles along the track. I lie on a freshly made bed aboard this train across Canada, mesmerized by a blur of conifer trees as the scenery outside my carriage is gradually swallowed by dusk.

The comfortable bed and rocking motion puts me to sleep quickly as. I think your question is about train travel from Toronto to Vancouver, even though it ended up on the Yukon Forum. You want to look at VIA Rail for the (only) train we have in Canada that will take you across the country from Toronto to Vancouver.

Here some threads about the "Canadian" that you can read. However, the only route between Alaska and Canada by rail is via the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway, which runs from Skagway, Alaska, to Carcross, Yukon.

A Study of railway expansion alternatives in the Yukon Territory based on traffic requirements to the year Summary Report Prepared by: Canalog Logistics Limited and Canadian Pacific Consulting Services Ltd. For: The Ministry of Transport The Department of Indian and Northern Affairs The Government of the Yukon Territory.

The historic train, first in service in the s, travels about 60 miles, and 3, feet up in the air, starting in Skagway, Alaska, and ending in the Canadian Yukon, following the path of the. Two Journals of Robert Campbell (Scroll down to find this book on Amazon)This book contains the texts of the two little-known journals of Robert Campbell, a Scots-Canadian fur trader who explored the wilds of northern British Columbia, southern Yukon, and the southwest Northwest Territories on behalf of the Hudson’s Bay Company.

Speech of N.C. Wallace, M.P., on the Canadian Yukon railway [electronic resource]: Ottawa, Tuesday, 8th February. and Yukon Railway: "It Would Put Us on Easy Street" PHYLLIS VEAZEY For the first decade of the twentieth century John Hendry was British Columbia's foremost lumberman and leadin— the first g industrialist British Columbian, indeed, to be elected President of the Canadian Man­ ufacturers' Association (hereafter CMA).

From the head office of his.It ran from Skagway to the Canadian Border at White Pass, where it connected with the British Columbia Yukon Railway. This in its turn connected with the railway of the British Yukon Mining, Trading and Transportation Company (later the British Yukon Railway), which continued to Whitehorse and Pueblo in Yukon Territory, Canada.Canadian Revenues Vol 7 (Edward Zaluski,Spiral bound, pages) Postal History of the Klondike Gold Rush (Gray Scrimgeour,Spiral bound, pages) Postal History of Yukon Territory, Canada (Robert G.

Woodall,Hardbound, pages).