Category Archives: Guelph-Toronto Road/Railroad

Guelph-Toronto Road / Railroad

Grand Trunk Railway 1855

The Daily Leader (Toronto), Thursday, 17 May, 1855 Grand Trunk Railway SOME NOTES OF A VISIT TO THE WORKS OF THE GRANDTRUNK RAILWAY, WEST OF TORONTO, FEBRUARY 1855 By Fred Cumberland, Esq., Chief Engineer of the Ontario, Simcoe and Huron … Continue reading

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Plank Road Ball

The Plank Road Ball –¬†Streetsville Review 11th January 1851 This brilliant affair, which will ever form a notable epoch in the festival annals of “this Canada,” to use the Globe’s classical expression, came off at Norval on Friday week. Rough … Continue reading

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Guelph – Toronto Road / Railroad

Guelph and Toronto Road ¬†–¬†Guelph Advertiser 31 January 1850 At a meeting, called by the inhabitants of Trafalgar, Toronto, Esquesing and Chinguacousy, held at Whaley’s Corners, this 18th day of January, 1840, for the purpose of continuing a Plank Road … Continue reading

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