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St. John's in Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula), Newfoundland and Labrador — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Herbert J. Russell, C.B.E.

 
 
Herbert J. Russell, C.B.E. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 22, 2014
1. Herbert J. Russell, C.B.E. Marker
Inscription.
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of

Herbert J. Russell, C.B.E.

Mr. Russell began his carrer with the Newfoundland Railway on September 12, 1906, as an express messenger and stenographer. He rose quickly through various management positions to become general manager on August 29, 1923 ant the age of 32. He died in service as general manager on February 26, 1949. Mr. Russell was a man of many interests and during his lifetime made a substantial contribution to the Newfoundland Railway, and to the province as a whole.

 
Erected 1970 by The co-workers of Herbert J. Russell.
 
Location. 47° 33.279′ N, 52° 42.816′ W. Marker is in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula). Marker is on Water Street just from Job Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 495 Water Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Robert Gillespie Reid (a few steps from this marker); Former Newfoundland Railway Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson Building (approx. 0.8 kilometers
Herbert J. Russell, C.B.E. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 22, 2014
2. Herbert J. Russell, C.B.E. Marker
This marker is slightly to the left and being the flagpole.
away); O’Dwyer Block (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); St. John’s Court House (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); (Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Monument) (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); St. John the Baptist Anglican Cathedral (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); William Carson (approx. 1.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. John's.
 
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Herbert J. Russell image. Click for full size.
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3. Herbert J. Russell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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