Image from page 536 of “Canadian transportation & distribution management” (1913)
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Title: Canadian transportation & distribution management
Year: 1913 (1910s)
Subjects: Freight and freightage Shipment of goods Transportation
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Southam Business Publications
Contributing Library: Fisher – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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y for National Trancon-tinental Railway at Quebec. The N/T.R. Commission has let a con-tract for building a steam car ferry toCaminell, Laird and Co., Birkenhead, Eng.,to be used near ithe City of Quebec for thetransportation of trains across the St. Law-rence River, pending the completion of theQuebec bridge. The principal dimensions, etc., will be asfollows:—Length on 15 ft. water line, 304ft.; length over fenders, about 326 ft.;breadth, extreme, about 66 ft. 9y2ins.;depth moulded, 23 ft.; mean draught withtrain load of 1,285 tons (gross), IS ft.;speed, with train load of 550 tons (gross),15 statute miles per hour. The vessel will be of the twin screwtype, with a third ice breaking propellerfitted at the fore end, for the carrying ofpassenger and freight trains at all seasonsof the year, these trains being of standardtype and composed as follows:—Standardpassenger train: 1 locomotive, 70 ft.; 3express and baggage cars, 67 ft. each; 3passenger cars, 80 ft., each; 3 sleeping cars,
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The Reid Newfoundland Co.s Steamship Lintrose. beam, and in addition to the usual installa-tions, of electric light, steam heating, etc.,wireless telegraph is fitted. The propellingmachinery consists of single screw triple ex-pansion engines, supplied with steam byfour large boilers working under forceddraught. On the trial trips the machineryworked without the slightest hitch, givingsatisfaction to all concerned. A maximumspeed of nearly 16 knots was attained.(Mair., pg. 145.) The Canadian Pacific Railways PacificSteamship Service. The C.P.R.s new steamship Empress ofRussia sailed from Liverpool. Eng., April 1,via the Mediterranean, Suez Canal, Colombo,Singapore, for Hong Kong, China, to takeher place on the Pacific service betweenBritish Columbia, Japan and China, and sheis expected to reach Vancouver, June 7. Shecarried a considerable number of passengers. The second of the companys new ves-sels, the Empress of Asia, will leave Liver-pool, June 14, and will proceed via Maderia,Cape
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