Profile plans by the Grand Trunk Engineering Department and predecessor companies [cartographic material]
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Profile plans by the Grand Trunk Engineering Department and predecessor companies [cartographic material]Hierarchical level:Sub-seriesDate:1852-1904.Reference:R231-3716-3-E, RG30, RG30M 934002, RG30M 945003, RG30M 945013, RG30M 65/213, RG30M 78903/51Type of material:Maps and cartographic materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:5163093
Record Information – DetailsSub-series includes:68 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1852-1904.Place of creation:OntarioExtent:ca. 70 maps: profile and track plansLanguage of material:EnglishScope and content:This sub-series consists of records created by the Grand Trunk Railway Engineering Department and its predecessors. Most of the profile plans relate to areas of Southern, Central, and Eastern Ontario, as well as parts of Quebec.
A number of hand drawn profile plans are by the Canada Air Line Railway, which was amalgamated into the Great Western Railway before being incorporated into the GTR. Also, profile plans for portions of the Georgian Bay and Wellington Railway and Hamilton and North Western Railway are available.
Of interest is an 1858 Profile of the Grand Trunk Railway from Point St. Charles to Kingston.
There are also a number of hand drawn profile plans (some in colour) by the Grand Trunk Railway Engineering Department, some signed with the name Joseph Hobson, of portions of the main line between Toronto and Hamilton, including an area around Oakville Ontario.
Other profiles are between the following locations:
Whitby and Victoria
Belleville and Midland
Palmerston and Durham
Glencairn and Collingwood
Port Dalhousie and Thorold
Lucknow and Wingham
Lucknow and Kincardine
See lower level descriptions for more details.Finding aid:Cartographic material (Electronic) The finding aid is an item list of GTR Profile Plans. The finding aid is available as a PDF attached to this record. 30-233 (Formerly 65-213 parts 10-11) PDF (90: Open)
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf002/30-233_5163093_open.pdfAdditional information:Subject heading:Source:Government
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