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The Impacts of the Railway

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Sandford Fleming, chief engineer of the Intercolonial

Sandford Fleming, chief engineer of the Intercolonial

From 1869 to 1876, the vast construction site of the railway is between Rivière-du-Loup and Halifax. Sandford Fleming, chief engineer, leads a team of surveyors and engineers who oversee the work. The distance is about 900 km.

Library and Archives Canada, C-001164
c. 1875
CANADA
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