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Former Newfoundland Railway Headquarters Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, June 22, 2014
Former Newfoundland Railway Headquarters Marker
Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula)), St. John's — Former Newfoundland Railway HeadquartersL’ancien siège social du chemin de fer de Terre-Neuve
English This remarkable building served as the headquarters and terminus of the Newfoundland railway system. Begun in 1881, the railway played a significant role in the development of the island. Its benefits were evident by the eve of . . . — Map (db m79109) HM
Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula)), St. John's — Herbert J. Russell, C.B.E.
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 . . . — Map (db m79111) HM
Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula)), St. John's — Sir Robert Gillespie Reid
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of Sir Robert Gillespie Reid (1842-1908) Sir Robert Gillespie Reid was a bridge builder and railway contractor of international fame. Many of the structures that he engineered throughout the United . . . — Map (db m79110) HM

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