History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway. First Edition

By: WOODWORTH, Marguerite

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WOODWORTH, Marguerite. History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway. N.pl.: Dominion Atlantic Railway, October, 1936. First Edition. "Printed by the Kentville Publishing Co.,Ltd., Kentville, Nova Scotia ". Pp (6),[7]-159,(1) + 17 leaves of plates (with 26 b&w photos and 6 drawings) . 8vo (150 x 228 mm), light brown side-stapled camel textured (faux suede) cardcovers with raised black lettering and a DAR device in olive to the front cover and a blank spine.

Not in Watters, Rhodenizer, or Laugher.

Marguerite A. Woodworth (b. 1899, Kentville – d. January 16, 1967, Kentville) was the chief purchasing agent at the DAR head office in the Kentville Station in the 1930s.

1. 1755-1827:
Early Roads, Transportation and Agriculture in the Western Counties.

2. 1827-1854: Steamboats in Nova Scotia --
Economic and Railway Confusion --
The Nova Scotia Railway Act, 1854.

3. 1854-1863: The Nova Scotia Railway --
Windsor Branch --
Interest Awakened in Agriculture.

4. 1864-1868: The Western Extension --
The Windsor & Annapolis Railway Co. Formed and Construction Commenced.

5. 1868-1870: Completion of the Windsor & Annapolis --
Opening of the Line --
The Saxby Gale --
The Windsor Branch --Line Turned over to the Company by the Contractors.

6. 1870-1873: Windsor & Annapolis Railway --
Financial Difficulties --
Windsor Branch Agreement --
Mr. Mann and Mr. Innes --
Vernon Smith Resigns.

7. 1872-1880: The Windsor & Annapolis Railway under Peter Innes --
The Windsor Branch --
Suit against W.C.R. and the Government.

8. 1870-1880: The Western Counties Railway and the Windsor Branch.

9. 1879-1895: Plans for Consolidation --
The Case of the Windsor Branch --
Cornwallis Valley Railway --
The 'Missing Link' --
The Dominion Atlantic Railway.

10. 1895-1908: The Dominion Atlantic Steamships.

11. 1897-1915: The D.A.R. under P. Gifkins --
The Midland Railway --
D.A.R. acquired by the Canadian Pacific Railway --
Sale of Steamships --
Retirement of Mr. Gifkins.

12. 1915-1936: Reorganization and Modernization of D.A.R. --
George E. Graham --
Grand Pré Park --
Hotels --
New Phase of the Tourist Industry.

13. The Apple Industry --
Its Gradual Development --
The Dominion Atlantic's Service to Shippers.

14. The Dominion Atlantic Railway Symbolic of Unification and Progress --
As a Subsidiary of the Canadian Pacific and under Its Present Managing Head a Powerful Instrument in the Welfare of the Province.

Includes photos of the SS Prince George, the SS Yarmouth, the Canadian Pacific's SS Princess Helene, and M.V. Kipawo.

A very good, tight, bright copy. 125.00

Title: History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway. First Edition

Author Name: WOODWORTH, Marguerite

Categories: 41,

Publisher: 1936,: 1936

Seller ID: 15851

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA RAILWAY RAIL TRAINS TRANSPORTATION CANADA DAR DOMINION ATLANTIC CPR CANADIAN PACIFIC CANADIAN TRANSPORT HISTORY WINDSOR ANNAPOLIS NAUTICAL MERCANTILE STEAMSHIPS LOCAL KINGS COUNTY HANTS,