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CHALIFOUR, J. E. (Joseph Epiphane), (1863-1953)
Railway map of the Dominion of Canada 1920
Dept. of the Interior, [Ottawa]. SCARCE LARGE 8 SECTION 1920 RAILWAY MAP OF CANADA Very large attractive original Railway map of Canada on 8 sections, each section map: 36 x 30 inches (paper size). Some soiling in margins not affecting the map itself, some creasing. Department of the Interior, Canada, Honourable Arthur Meighen, Minister. W.W. C J.E. Chalifour, chief geographer. 53 railways named & indexed; railways in operation and under construction; table of railway distances; cities & towns; lakes & river. Shows railway routes in operation and under construction, and steamships routes. Scale 1:2,217,600 Starting with completion of the first transcontinental railway in 1885, Canada would see three transcontinental railways built before 1920: 1) The Canadian Pacific Railway, completed on November 7, 1885 2) Canadian Northern Railway, completed on January 23, 1915 3) The Grand Trunk Railway, completed in 1914. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA) [St. Catharines, ON, Canada]
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