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Further Research

Adraea, Christopher ; Matthews, Geoffrey.Lines of country,an atlas of railway and waterway history of Canada. Erin, Ontario : Boston Mills Press, 1997

Allen, Gene. "The origins of the Intercolonial Railway". University of Toronto Ph.D dissertation, 1991

Artibise, Alan. "Advertising Winnipeg, the campaign forimmigrants and industry, 1874-1914". Transactions of the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba. Vol. 3, no. 27 (1970-71). P. 75-106

Banks, Herbert R. "The Coast Railway : 'Tom Robertson's wheelbarrow railroad'". Nova Scotia historical review. Vol. 6, no. 2 (1986). P. 11-16

Blaise, Clark. Time lord : Sir Sandford Fleming and the creation of standard time. New York : Pantheon Books, 2001

Bolger, Francis W.P. Prince Edward Island and Confederation, 1863-1873. Charlottetown : St. Dunstan's University Press, 1964

Booth, J. Derek. Railways of southern Quebec. Vol. 2. Toronto : Railfare Enterprises, 1985

Brown, Ron. Ghost railways of Ontario. Peterborough, Ontario : Broadview Press, 1994

Bruce, Jean. The last best west. Toronto : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1976

Buck, George H. From summit to sea : an illustrated history of railroads in British Columbia and Alberta. Calgary : Fifth House Limited, 1997

"Canadian National Railways historic photo collection". Industry Canada [online]. Access:

Canadian Pacific Railway. Welcome to their Gracious Majesties [...]. [S.l. : s.n.], 1939

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"Canadian railway museum". Canadian railroad historical association [online]. Access:

Carlos, Ann ; Louis, Frank. "The creative financing of an unprofitable enterprise : the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, 1853-1881". Explorations in economic history. Vol. 32, no. 3 (1995). P. 273-301

Centre d'interprétation ferroviaire de Vallée-Jonction Inc. [online]. Access:

Cinq-Mars, Francois. L'avenement premier chemin de fer au Canada. Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu : Editions Mille Roches, 1986

Clibbon, Peter. "Skagway, Whitehorse and the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway". Cahiers de Geographie du Québec. Vol. 34, no 91 (1990). P. 45-79

Coates, Ken. "Western Manitoba and the 1885 Rebellion". Manitoba History. Vol. 20, no. 3 (1990). P. 32-41

Creighton, Donald. John A. Macdonald : the old chieftain. Toronto : MacMillan, 1956

____. The road to Confederation : the emergence of Canada, 1863-1867. Toronto : MacMillan of Canada, 1964

Cruikshank, Ken. "The Intercolonial Railway, freight rates and the maritime economy". Acadiensis. Vol. 22, no. 1 (1992). P. 87-110

____. "The people's railway : the Intercolonial Railway and the Canadian public enterprise experience". Acadiensis. Vol. 16, no.1 (1986). P. 78-100

Den Otter, A.A. The philosophy of railways : the transcontinental railway idea in British North America. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1997

Eagle, John A. The Canadian Pacific Railway and the development of western Canada. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989

Ferguson, Ted. Sentimental journey : an oral history of train travel in Canada. Toronto : Doubleday Canada, 1985

Ferris, Terry. "The formative years of the London and Port Stanley Railway Company, 1852-1856". Western Ontario History Nuggets. No. 11 (1946). P. 1-20

Garden, J.F. British Columbia Railway, from PGE to BCRail. Revelstoke, British Columbia : Footprint Publishing, 1995

George, E.B. The steam age in western Ontario, a railroad anthology. London, Ontario : F.J. Ram, 1976

Geronimi, Martine. "Quebec dans les discours des guides touristiques, 1830-1930". Canadian folklore = Folklore canadien. Vol. 18, no. 2 (1996). P. 69-91

Grand Trunk Railway. Tour of HRH Prince Arthur of Connaught on the GTR System. [S.l. : s.n.], 1906

Hart, E.J. The selling of Canada : the CPR and the beginnings of tourism. Banff : Altitude Publishing, 1983

Helm, Norman S. In the shadow of the giants : the story of the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway. Cheltenham, Ontario : The Boston Mills Press, 1978

Hill, Beth. Exploring the Kettle Valley Railway. Winlaw, British Columbia : Polestar Press, 1989

Hiller, J.K. The Newfoundland Railway 1881-1949. [St. John's, Nfld.] : H. Cuff Publications, 1981. (Newfoundland Historical Society ; no. 6)

Innis, Harold. A history of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1971

Kelley, Ninette ; Trebilcock, Michael. The making of the mosaic : a history of Canadian immigration policy. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1998

Lavallee, Omar. "Quebec Central Railway". National Railway Historical Society bulletin. Vol. 13, no. 3 (1948)

Legget, Robert F. Railroads of Canada. Vancouver : Douglas, David & Charles, 1937

Leonard, Frank. A thousand blunders : the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and northern British Columbia. Vancouver : UBC Press, 1996

Levasseur, J.-F. Adrien. Le chemin de fer Temiscouata. Longeuil, Québec : J.-F. Levasseur, 1994

Lotz, Jim ; MacKenzie, K. The railways of Canada. New York : Bonanza Books, 1988

MacEachern, Alan. Natural selections : national parks in Atlantic Canada, 1935-1970. Montréal : McGill-Queen's, 2001

Mackay, Donald. The people's railway : a history of Canadian National. Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre, 1992

Martin, J. Edward. Western Canada's railways. White Rock, B.C. : Studio E, 1986

Michaud, William. Pioneer railways of central Ontario. [S.l.] : Canadian National Pensioners of Belleville and District, 1964

Minter, Roy. The White Pass : gateway to the Klondike. Toronto : McLelland and Stewart, 1987

Morton, Desmond. Working people, an illustrated history of the Canadian labour movement. Toronto : Summerhill Press, 1990

Nason, David. Railways of New Brunswick. Fredericton : New Ireland Press, 1992

National Film Board. Dief! [film].1981

Nelson Valley Railway and Transportation Company. A new route from Europe to the interior of North America [...]. Montreal : J. Lovell & Co., 1881

Penney, A.R. A history of the Newfoundland Railway (1881-1923). Vol 1. St. John's, Nfld. : Harry Cuff Publications, 1988

Plomer, James. Desperate venture : Central Ontario Railway. Belleville : Mike Publishing Company, 1979

Rails Canada [online]. Access:

Regehr, T.D. "Serving the Canadian west : policies and problems of the Canadian Northern Railway". Western historical quarterly. Vol. 3, no. 3 (1972). P. 283-298

____. Canadian Northern Railway : pioneer road of the northern prairies. Toronto : MacMillan of Canada, 1976

Ruppenthal, K.M. ; Keast, Thomas. The British Columbia railway - a railway derailed. Vancouver : University of British Columbia, 1979

Sandford, Barry. McCulloch's wonder : the story of the Kettle Valley Railway. Vancouver : Whitecap Books, 1988

Stevens, G.R. The history of Canadian National Railways. Toronto : Collier-Macmillan, 1973

Stoltz, D.E. A statutory history of trains in Canada 1836-1986. Kingston : Queen's University, 1987

Talman, James. "The development of the railway network of Southwestern Ontario to 1879". Report of the annual meeting held at London, June 4-6, 1953. Montreal : The Canadian Historical Association,1953. P. 53-60

Torrens, L.J. The London and Port Stanley Railway. Vol. 1. London, Ontario : L. Torrens, 1984

TrainsCan : Canadian railway history.

Transcanada Trail [online] Access:

VIA Rail Canada [Online]. Access:

VIA Rail. Rails across Canada : 150 years of passenger train history. Toronto : Lorraine Greey Publications, 1986

Waite, Peter. Canada, 1874-1896 : arduous destiny. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1971

Westcoast Railway Association [online]. Access:

Wilson, Graham. The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway. Whitehorse : Wolf Creek Books,1998

Woodworth, Marguerite. History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway. Kentville, Nova Scotia : Kentville Publishing Company, 1936

Young, Brian. Promoters and politicians : the north-shore railways in the history of Quebec, 1854-85. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1978

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