Collection Acc3378 - Canadian National Railways photograph collection : [ca. 1880-1950s]

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Canadian National Railways photograph collection : [ca. 1880-1950s]

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  • Graphic material

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CA PCA Acc3378

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  • Copied 1982 (Creation)
    Canadian National Railways

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Physical description

12 photographs

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Canadian National Railways

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Scope and content

This collection includes 12 photographs of the Prince Edward Island Railway, its trains and its addition of a third rail to accommodate the inter-change between narrow gauge and standard gauge tracks.

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C. N. R. Photographic Library photograph numbers are included in the photograph listing

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  • English

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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copy prints are available only from the Canadian National Railways Photographic Library, 935 Lagauchetiere St. West, Montreal, P.Q., H3C 3N4

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Associated materials

See also: Acc3466/HF70.2747, "C. N.'s island railroad" by Jim Shaughnessy in Trains, September 1963; Acc4053, "Remembering railroading on Prince Edward Island" by Harold Gaudet, Williams and Crue, 1989; Acc2638 which includes photographs of the PEI Railway

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Photographs are filed in sequence in stacks

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  • English

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