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End of the Line : the 1857 Train Wreck at the Desjardins Canal Bridge.

Author: Don McIver
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1857 a Toronto-to-Hamilton train crashed on the Desjardins Canal bridge. Sixty people died, making it one of the worst railway disasters in North America. This book tells the stories of those associated with its construction and those who perished in the accident, and captures the ebullient economic confidence of pre-Confederation Canada.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McIver, Don.
End of the Line : The 1857 Train Wreck at the Desjardins Canal Bridge.
Toronto : Dundurn, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don McIver
ISBN: 9781459702240 1459702247 1459702220 9781459702226 9781283989367 1283989360 9781459702233 1459702239
OCLC Number: 826488641
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages)
Contents: Chapter One: Slow Train to Eternity --
Chapter Two: The Next Few Moments --
Chapter Three: The Day Dawned Clear --
Chapter Four: One Bold Operator --
Chapter Five: A Cast of Players --
Chapter Six: Great Western Railway: Financial Fits and Starts --
Chapter Seven: Great Western Railway: Shovel Ready at Last --
Chapter Eight: Bridges and Brydges --
Chapter Nine: The Inquest --
Epilogue.
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In 1857 a Toronto-to-Hamilton train crashed on the Desjardins Canal bridge. Sixty people died, making it one of the worst railway disasters in North America. This book tells the stories of those associated with its construction and those who perished in the accident, and captures the ebullient economic confidence of pre-Confederation Canada.

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