Collection Acc3378 - Canadian National Railways photograph collection : [ca. 1880-1950s]

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Canadian National Railways photograph collection : [ca. 1880-1950s]

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  • Graphic material

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CA PCA Acc3378

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  • Copied 1982 (Creation)
    Canadian National Railways

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Physical description

12 photographs

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Canadian National Railways

Administrative history

Canadian National Railways ceased rail operations in Prince Edward Island in 1989.

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Scope and content

This collection includes 12 photographs of the Prince Edward Island Railway, including images of trains, narrow gauge and standard gauge tracks, and switches.

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Original CNR Photographic Library reference numbers can be found on the verso of images and in the item listing

Language of material

  • English

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Location of originals

Originals previously held by Canadian National Railways Photographic Library (935 Lagauchetiere Street West, Montreal, Quebec) have been transferred to Library and Archives Canada. Please contact LAC for information regarding digital copies of the images

Availability of other formats

These images have been digitized and made available through the Canada Science and Technology Museum's CN Images of Canada Gallery (accessed October 2021). The item list includes the CN Images of Canada Gallery reference numbers as well as the original CN Library reference numbers

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Associated materials

See also: Acc2638 (photographs); Acc2756/3 ("Photo History of the Prince Edward Island Railway" by Allan Graham, 2000); Acc3466/HF70.2747 ("C.N.'s Island railroad" by Jim Shaughnessy in Trains, September 1963); Acc4053 ("Remembering railroading on Prince Edward Island" by Harold Gaudet, Williams and Crue, 1989)

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Photographs are located in the stacks

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  • English

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