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The Newfoundland Railway, 1898-1969 : a history

Author: Les Harding
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The building of a narrow-gauge trans-island railway in 19th century Newfoundland was a reckless and desperate experiment. Against unpromising odds, the Newfoundland Railway began operation on June 29, 1898 and operated relatively successfully for well over half a century. This book focuses on the railroad's early years and the contributions of railway engineer R.G. Reid"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Les Harding
ISBN: 9780786432615 0786432616
OCLC Number: 181072695
Description: viii, 230 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Les Harding.
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The building of a narrow-gauge trans-island railway in 19th century Newfoundland was a reckless and even desperate experiment. This book offers a comprehensive history of the Newfoundland Railway,  Read more...

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