Railway files [multiple media]
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Railway files [multiple media]Hierarchical level:Sub-seriesDate:1854-1981Reference:R184-230-X-E, RG12-A-1-f, RG12M 756/50048, RG12M 756/50049Type of material:Textual material, Architectural and technical drawings, Maps and cartographic materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:180343
Record Information – DetailsSub-series includes:1596 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1854-1981Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:x m of textual records
17 maps : 9 mss., ink on tracing linen, col., 4 brownline prints, 2 blueline prints, 1 blueprint ; 140 x 387 cm or smaller.
10 architectural drawings : 6 blueprints, 2 ink on tracing linen, col., 1 pencil and ink, col. ; 41 x 98 cm or smaller.
3 technical drawings on 1 sheet : ink, col. ; 62 x 87 cm.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Sub-series consists of correspondence and subject files related to railways created by the Departments of Public Works, Railways and Canals and Transport. This documentation was placed on Transport Canada file blocks within the range of 3206 to 3920. Railway files consist of the following subjects: Accidents, accounting, finance, bridges, causeways, terminals, railway land, land acquisition, branch lines, main lines, freight, operations and maintenance, traffic, leases, licences, employees, by-laws, charters, right-of-ways, sale and disposition.Finding aid:(No finding aid) There is no finding aid volumes 2699-2710. (Restrictions not set)(Electronic) Finding aid 12-2 is a computer generated file list. 12-2(Paper) Finding aid 12-21 is a typed microfilm conversion list relating to volumes 978-1002, 4250-4254; reels C-6819 to C-6823. 12-21(Electronic) Finding aid 12-23 is a computer generated box list of files relating to volumes 4724-4786. 12-23(Electronic) Finding aid 12-95 is a computer generated file list relating to volumes 5152-5176. 12-95(Electronic) Finding aid 12-149 is a computer generated file list relating to volumes 5440-5512, 5532-5561. 12-149Additional information:Source of title:Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.Accruals:Further accruals are expected.Related material:Many of the central registry files of the Department of Transport may be found in the Headquarters central registry series. Related records may also be found in the Railway Branch series (MIKAN 134563, R610-134-2-E, RG43-A), a part of the Department of Railways and Canals fonds (MIKAN 276, R610-0-3-E, RG43). The Railway index sub-series (MIKAN 133895, RG12-D-1, Vols. 978-1002, 4250-4254; reels C-6819 to C-6823) contains contemporary indices to the central registry files of the Department of Transport (RG12-A-1). There is also a subject index to the correspondence files placed on Transport Canada files (series 3206 to 3920)(Vols. 988-989; reels C-6821-C-6822). As well, see the records in the Canadian Surface Transportation Administration central registry (MIKAN 133863, R184-227-X-E)., Two Post Office car drawings, 1865, were transferred to Visual and Sound Archives Division in RG 12, M-890557).Source:Government
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