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Report on the shortest route for a railway between Lake Superior and Fort Garry

S. J. Dawson

Report on the shortest route for a railway between Lake Superior and Fort Garry

by S. J. Dawson

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Published by s.n.] in [Ottawa? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S.J. Dawson.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (11 fr.)
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21227237M
    ISBN 100665037783

    Snow storms raged and the thermometer ran from zero to 20 below. The travellers camped every night in the woods along the Red River, and arrived in Fort Garry after a perilous journey of ten days, to be locked up by the so-called “President” Riel, in Fort Garry for a week, and only allowed out to see their friends in the town, under a guard. Resolved, That there be printed, for the use of the Senate, ten thousand copies of the several reports of surveys for a railroad to the Pacific, made under the direction of the Secretary of War; and also of the report of F. W. Lander, civil engineer, of a sur-vey of a railroad route from Pu~et's Sound, by Fort Hall and the Great Salt lake, to.

    Shortest and Most Direct Route to all points in the States of Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Northern II inois and Iowa, Montana and Dakota Territories. Manitoba and British Posessions. Mark property "£. A M. Line." and deliver to New York, Lake Erie A Western Railway foot of Duane St. or 23(1 St., North River, or Pier 8, East River. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

    These book-covers or cwndach!: were much in use between the 10th and 16th centuries. The oldest extant, the cumdach of Molaise's gospels, is dated at a.d. by Miss Stokes. It is now at Dublin (p. 15). Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan - Death Notices Thursday, Page 2 Mr. Mason of the firm of Dowling & Mason, real estate and insurance agents, went below some time before the opening of navigation, intending to return by first boat. Sickness and death, however have visited his family and delayed his return.


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Report on the shortest route for a railway between Lake Superior and Fort Garry by S. J. Dawson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Full text of "Report on the line of route between Lake Superior and the Red River settlement [microform]" See other formats V] ^ y /p. 7 IMAGE EVALUATION TEST TARGET (MT-3) 1^ Hi h4 I.I 22 i;£ Photographic Sciences Corporation /. Full text of "Report on the exploration of the country between Lake Superior and the Red River settlement: and between the latter place and the Assiniboine and.

Report on a Topographical & Geological Exploration of the Canoe Route Between Fort William, Lake Superior, and Fort Garry, Red River. Toronto, printed by S. Derbishire & G. Desbarats, law printer to the Queen's most excellent Majesty.

Fiche: Hittell, Theodore Henry. tion from Fort William to Fort Garry (Winnipeg), it was easy as compared with that on the section along the north shore of Lake Superior, which c, dollars for the miles.

Here the rocks are granite and flint, with mica schist and black trap, and to blast them 2, dollars' worth of dynamite was needed. Route No. 2 would require a branch, of about ten miles in length, to reach a point on Nepigon Bay designated Red Rock, where steamboats now touch, but the surveys which we have made establish the fact that, by straightening and dredging out the channel between Nepigon Bay and a sheet of water known as Lake Ellen, the navigation of Lake Superior.

To aid the construction of a railway from Truro, in Nova Scotia, to Riviere du Loup, in Canada East, and a railway from the city of Ottawa, by way of Sault Ste. Marie, Bayfield, and Superior, in Wisconsin, Pembina, and Fort Garry, on the Red River of the North, and the valley of the North Saskatchewan river to some point on the Pacific ocean.

Chemins de fer. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Narrower term: Chemins de fer, Travailleurs des; Filed under: Chemins de fer. Official proceedings - Canadian Railwa.

As an armed force could not be sent by rail through the United States, it was necessary that all supplies and the men of the Canadian forces for Fort Garry should be forwarded by this water route to the head of Lake Superior, from where they were to take the "Dawson Route" of mixed road and river transit to Lake Winnipeg and the scene of action.

Passing by for the time the country north of Lake Superior, he next let contracts for the greater part of the distance between Fort William and Selkirk and for a road from Selkirk to Emerson, on the Manitoba border. Here connection was to be made with an American line, the St Paul and Pacific, of which more will be heard presently.

This route traverses the southern [sic] part of Wisconsin, passing at or near the head of Lake Superior, in Minnesota; thence west through the counties of Carlton, Cass, Wadena, and Otter Tail; thence northwest by way of Georgetown, on the Red River of the North, to Fort Totton, on Devil’s Lake, in Dakota Territory; from this point to the.

THE DAWSON ROUTE: A PHASE OF WESTWARD EXPANSION The basic problem attacked in this thesis is the general lack of readily available knowledge concerning the Dawson Route. While there is much material in manuscript collections and in government publications, little attention has been paid the route in other places.

Several scholars have dealt briefly with particular Author: Bruce M Litteljohn. The first attempt to construct a road connecting the isolated settlement of Fort Garry with eastern Canada began in when S.

Dawson was sent to survey a road between Red River and Lake Superior. Work began in on the Fort Garry end of the survey but the road was still incomplete by the time the Wolseley Expedition was sent to deal. InCaptain Palliser, of the Royal Engineers, was sent out by the English government to explore the region between Lake Superior and the Pacific, looking towards the construction of a railroad across the continent, through the British Possessions.

His report to the government is published in the Blue-Book. The modern day replica of Fort William is built further upriver than the original fort stood; its old location is apparently buried under the modern-day site of the Canadian Pacific Railway yard in Thunder Bay.

From old Fort William, let us now travel north and west from Lake Superior, to and through Lake Winnipeg to Norway House. The Strater is an authentically preserved Victorian era, Western, hotel in southwest Colorado at the foot of the San Juan Mountains and the state’s mining district.

It is named after Durango, Mexico which was named after Durango, Spain. Perhaps unlike any historic grand luxury hotel anywhere, it melds the spirit of the Old West with the modern amenities of other opulent.

The winter lake route ran from Swan Lake across to Lake Winnipegosis, through the Narrows into Lake Manitoba and thence overland to Fort Garry.

The Trails The wheels of the Red River carts gradually marked the prairie terrain with well defined tracks, one for each wheel, which in time wore down to deep ruts and became known as trails. On a dull autumn afternoon ina man past middle age stood in front of the fireplace in a first-floor sitting-room in Batt’s Hotel, Dover Street, London: occasionally he glanced impatiently at the clock or stepped to the window to look out.

The hour was five and the street unusually quiet save for the clop-clop of horses drawing four-wheel cabs. Look for this book on Amazon. Tweet. We have new books nearly every day. If you would like a news letter once a week or once a month fill out this form and we will give you a summary of the books for that week or month by email.

FROM CHICAGO to GREEN BAY and LAKE SUPERIOR, via the CHICAGO AND NORTH-WESTERN RAILWAY, connecting with the MILWAUKEE AND PRAIRIE DU CHIEN RAILWAY, and with the MILWAUKEE AND St. PAUL RAILWAY. ON leaving CHICAGO from Kinzie street depot, the railway runs direct over a level prairie, to DES PLAINES RIVER and STATION, 16 Author: John Disturnell.

DESCRIPTIONS OF PLANTS COLLECTED ALONG THE ROUTE, BY W. BLAKE, AND AT THE MOUTH OF THE GILA. BY JOHN TORREY. Blake, the geologist of the Expedition commanded by Captain Williamson, having requested me to examine and report on the plants that he found in his explorations, as well as those collected near Fort Yuma, by Major Thomas.

RailwayAge. From the Editor William C. Vantuono. Editorial and ExEcutivE officEs Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. 55 Broad Street, 26th Fl. New York, NY ; Fax: I engaged a half-breed of the name of Cline, an excel- lent runner and a very willing attendant, to organize my trains.

The distance between Fort Garry and Crow Wing is about miles by the winter road, and the only places where supplies can be obtained are at Pembina, lied Lake, and Cass Lake.Fifteen years ago % of companies paid based on the shortest route; today only about % do so.

It’s a nice drop and helpful in many situations, but doesn’t address any “practical.