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  • New Pulp Mill To Be Started Near Nipigon
    The Morning Bulletin, 10 July 1920, p. 1     A short news item detailing the proposed construction of a new pulp mill near Nipigon.
    The Morning Bulletin, 10 July 1920, p. 1   A short news item detailing the proposed construction of a new pulp ...
  • Jasper Park Lodge
    The Stavely Advertiser, 18 January 1934, p. 6     A short announcement by the Canadian National Hotels regarding opening and closing dates for their Jasper Park and Nipigon Lodges.
    The Stavely Advertiser, 18 January 1934, p. 6   A short announcement by the Canadian National Hotels regarding opening and closing ...
  • Port Arthur to get Pulp and Paper Industry
    Drumheller Review, 5 December 1919, p. 2     A news item describing that arrangements had been completed to allow the building of a pulp and paper industry in Port Arthur.
    Drumheller Review, 5 December 1919, p. 2   A news item describing that arrangements had been completed to allow the ...
  • Shipping News
        A news article detailing various shipping actions across the Great Lakes region. This article mentions the arrival of a ship at Jackfish, Ontario. Such ship would be carrying coal for unloading at Jackfish and distribution across the Canadian Pacific Railway refueling network.
      A news article detailing various shipping actions across the Great Lakes region. ...
  • Signs of open water
        This short news piece reports signs of open water appearing near Jackfish, Ontario which would mean the Spring break-up of ice is happening and shipping season may restart.
      This short news piece reports signs of open water appearing near Jackfish, ...
  • Shipping News
        This is an article detailing the latest events regarding shipping on the Great Lakes. This particular news piece shows a ship at Cleveland loaded with coal being cleared for departure to Jackfish, Ontario. This coal would be destined for the Canadian Pacific Railroad. It would be unloaded at Jackfish and ...
      This is an article detailing the latest events regarding shipping on the ...
  • Shipping News
        Various news pieces on Great Lkes shipping in the early 1900's. This particular article notes the arrival of a ship at Jackfish. This ship would be carrying coal to be unloaded for the Canadian Pacific Railway at Jackfish and distributed to nearby coaling stations.
      Various news pieces on Great Lkes shipping in the early 1900's. This ...
  • Runaway Dynamite cars
        This 1908 news article describes a situation in Nipigon where four cars loaded with dynamite went out of control on account of poor brakes. The men riding in the cars were not killed as the dynamite did not explode.
      This 1908 news article describes a situation in Nipigon where four cars ...
  • Restocking Lake Superior's fish supply
        A short 1914 article detailing the process by which fish stocks in Lake superior are replenished.
      A short 1914 article detailing the process by which fish stocks in ...
  • Canadian Pacific trains collide
        A short 1916 news article describing the collision of two eastbound trains near Nipigon.
      A short 1916 news article describing the collision of two eastbound trains ...
  • Shipping News
        This news article describes the various happenings in shipping around the Great Lakes. The opening piece speaks of articles being found floating in the waters or landing on the beaches near Jackfish, Ontario.
      This news article describes the various happenings in shipping around the Great ...
  • Pulp Mill to re-open
        In this 1923 news article, the fact that people are employed in and around the mill at Nipigon, leads the writer to express hope that this pulp mill at Nipigon will re-open in 1924.
      In this 1923 news article, the fact that people are employed in ...
  • CNR boat catches fire and sinks
        This 1923 news item describes how visitors on a tour boat were forced to evacuate when it caught fire and sank.
      This 1923 news item describes how visitors on a tour boat were ...
  • Mail Carrier found dead
        This 1921 news article describes the mail carrier who was found dead near Cameron Falls.
      This 1921 news article describes the mail carrier who was found dead ...
  • North shore highway
        This 1935 news article describes the progress being made in completing the North shore portion of the trans-Canada highway.
      This 1935 news article describes the progress being made in completing the ...
  • Railroad Telegrapher - Schreiber Division News 1921
    The Railroad Telegrapher, February 1921     News of train order operators and train dispatchers working on the Schreiber Division as found on Page 159 of the February 1921 edition of Railroad Telegrapher magazine
    The Railroad Telegrapher, February 1921   News of train order operators and train dispatchers working on the Schreiber ...
  • Railroad Telegrapher - Lake Superior Division News 1901
    The Railroad Telegrapher, June 1901, p. 583     A union newsletter article from Page 583 of the June 1901 edition of Railroad Telegrapher speaking to the movements and happenings involving the train order operators and train dispatchers of the Canadian Pacific Railway Lake Superior Division.
    The Railroad Telegrapher, June 1901, p. 583   A union newsletter article from Page 583 of the June 1901 edition ...
  • Exporting Granite to United States
    The Globe, 7 January 1932, p. 6     A news article from Page 06 of The Globe dated January 07, 1932 describing the activities of the company known as the Peninsula Granite Quarries Ltd and their use of Peninsula Harbour to transport their granite.
    The Globe, 7 January 1932, p. 6   A news article from Page 06 of The Globe dated January 07, ...
  • Schreiber Downtown Fire 1924
    Brandon Daily Sun, 29 August 1924, p. 1     A very short news item from Page 01 of the Brandon Daily Sun dated August 29 1924 describing the damage caused by a fire to the buildings located in the town of Schreiber's downtown area.
    Brandon Daily Sun, 29 August 1924, p. 1   A very short news item from Page 01 of the Brandon Daily ...
  • Thunder Bay Figure Skating 1940's
        Gladys Crow and Victor Hartley of Winnipeg until 1941, and Fort William 1941-1952 honed their acrobatic skills at the Winnipeg YMCA, and then turned to perform even more spectacular routines on roller skates. Moving to Thunder Bay in 1941, where there was no roller rink, the Hartleys mastered everything again ...
      Gladys Crow and Victor Hartley of Winnipeg until 1941, and Fort William ...
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