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Steam Shovel Loading Ballast
Description
Creator
Carl Gustave Linde
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Linde photo of J.D. McArthur Pit #2. View of a 'Bucyrus' steam shovel loading rocks onto rail cars. A stockpile of lumber is in the background. McArthur was awarded Contract #8 to construct a portion of the track for the TransContinental Railway. This contract covered the area between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Superior Junction, approximately 6.4 miles east of Sioux Lookout in Northwestern Ontario.

Subject(s)
Local identifier
40
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 49.50011 Longitude: -88.50004
Donor
Estate of Dorothy Race
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Thunder Bay Public Library
Email:reference@tbpl.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

Brodie Resource Library

216 South Brodie Street

Thunder Bay, ON

P7E 1C2

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Steam Shovel Loading Ballast


Linde photo of J.D. McArthur Pit #2. View of a 'Bucyrus' steam shovel loading rocks onto rail cars. A stockpile of lumber is in the background. McArthur was awarded Contract #8 to construct a portion of the track for the TransContinental Railway. This contract covered the area between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Superior Junction, approximately 6.4 miles east of Sioux Lookout in Northwestern Ontario.