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Photographer: Kevin Craft
Taken: July 4, 2014
Caption: First International Railway in North America Marker
Additional Description: 1366 feet west of this marker on railway
right of way the Atlantic & St. Lawrence RY
from Portland, Maine was linked to the
St. Lawrence & Atlantic RY from Montreal,
Quebec in July 1853. This linking formed
the first International Railway in North
America, the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada.
This historic marker is a gift in memory
of the Stafford family.
Erected by the Island Pond Historical
Society and dedicated August, 1986.
Submitted: July 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.
Database Locator Identification Number: p278249
File Size: 3.977 Megabytes
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