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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 74403
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Introduction. The Grand Trunk Railway was perhaps the most ambitious early attempt at connecting Canada and the United States by rail. Completed almost 30 years before the Canadian Pacific Railway was even chartered, the British-owned GTR helped develop much of southern Ontario and move Canada towards confederation.

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Hays, Charles Melville, (),president of the Grand Trunk Railway Company (Canadian Ry.) (), was born at Rock Island, Illinois,USA, on May 16 He was educated at public schools of Rock Island, and at the age of seventeen entered the service of the Atlantic and Pacific Railway, in St-Louis, Missouri,ality: American.

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Once the St. Lawrence River froze up in winter, traffic was diverted at Montreal to rail and heavy wheat and produce tonnage moved over the Grand Trunk to the wharves and warehouses on the Portland oceanfront.

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