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The Impacts of the Railway

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Intercolonial Railway map, Rivière-du-Loup sector

Intercolonial Map 1876

Starting in 1860, Rivière-du-Loup was the eastern terminus of the Grand Trunk line. Between 1869 and 1876, the Intercolonial Railway built the Rivière-du-Loup-Halifax line. It ran behind the lands of villages on the St. Lawrence as far as Sainte-Flavie Station, then wound southeast through the Matapedia Valley, hugged the Baie-des-Chaleurs, and continued southwards through New Brunswick near the coast.

Fleming, Sandford. The Intercolonial. Montréal, Dawson Brothers Publishers. 1876. 268 pages.
1876
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, CANADA
Map

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