History of the Canadian National Railways

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Statement[by] G. R. Stevens.
SeriesRailroads of America, Railroads of America (Macmillan)
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LC ClassificationsHE2810.C14 S73
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 538 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5295589M
LC Control Number72075352

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Canadian National Canadian National Railways was incorporated June 6,to operate several carriers that had come under governmental control owing to financial problems: Intercolonial (); National Transcontinental (); Canadian Northern (); Grand Trunk Pacific (); and Grand Trunk ().

The Grand Trunk name survived on the U.S. portion. This book illustrates the history of the Canadian National Railways created after World War I with a combination of resources from five financially troubled railroads.

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Section A: Canadian National Railway Company Introduction: The Canadian National Railway Company came into being on June 6, in order to consolidate a collection of scattered railways across the country that had fallen under Federal Government ownership, many of which had been bankrupted by the activities of the Great World War.

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