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C. and S. Swann Locomotive
CA BI 77-11-139 · Item · 1886

Item is a photograph of the C. and S. Swann Locomotive which was built at Sydney Mines for the General Mining Association. It was built under the direction of engineer John Elliot.

Canso Causeway Construction
CA BI 77-29-158 · Item · 1954

Item is a photograph of the construction of the railway at the Canso Causeway.

Cape Breton Steam Locomotive
CA BI 77-1425-1560a · Item · 1973

Item is a photograph of the first trip of DEVCO's steam locomotive #42.

Cape Breton Steam Locomotive
CA BI 77-1426-1560b · Item · 1973

Item is a photograph of DEVCO's Steam Engine at the Victoria Junction ready for its first trip.

Charlotte Street, Sydney
CA BI 77-486-620 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Charlotte Street with the railroad running under a bridge.

CNR Station
94-760-25275 · Item · n.d.

Item is a photograph of train workers hauling a baggage car during a snowstorm.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
CA BI 77-167-301 · Item · 1893

Item is a photograph of a coal engine passing under Charlotte Street. Originally the Glasgow & Cape Breton Railway, by 1893 the Fairlie narrow-gauge locomotive was operated by the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway.

Umlah Studios
CA BI 77-169-303 · Item · ca. 1860

Item is a photograph of the first steam locomotive in Nova Scotia, built by Timothy Hackworth in1839. The train ran from Abbron Mines, Stellarton, to Abercrombie.

CA BI 77-847-981 · Item · ca. 1888

Item is a photograph of passengers on an open passenger car, part of the first train to cross the bridge at Grand Narrows.

Gisborne Bridge
CA BI 77-315-449 · Item · 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge with a train crossing it, over the Mira River. There are sailboats visible on the river.

Glace Bay Mining Co. Engine
CA BI 77-58-192 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Glace Bay Mining Co. Engine, featuring E.P. Archibal and three employees.

Gypsum Quarry at St. Ann's
CA BI 79-472-3452 · Item · 1906

Item is a photograph of a group of miners, horses and carts, and boxcars at the St. Ann's Gypsum Quarry.

CA BI 79-1163-4143 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the bankhead and colliery buildings at Inverness Railway and Coal. Co..

Limestone Quarrie
CA BI 77-67-201 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of railcars, tracks, and miners at the limestone quarry in Point Edward.

Mira Gut Bridge
CA BI 77-434-568 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Bridge in Mira.

Mira Gut Bridge
CA BI 77-435-569 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Bridge in Mira.

Mira Gut, R.R. Station
CA BI 77-431-565 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the Sydney and Louisbourg railroad station at Mira Gut.

CA BI 80-774-4954 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a railroad car equipped as a hospital. The car ran between #3 and #7 mines and Town of Sydney Mines. It was discontinued in 1922. The photograph shows the car with the rescue crew in the foreground.

Old Sydney Collieries
CA BI 77-832-966 · Item · ca. 1965

Item is a photograph from the last day of operations at the Old Pier in North Sydney.

CA BI 77-127-261 · Item · 1954

Item is a photograph of the #26 locomotive of the old Sydney Collieries railway used for pushing coal on High Pier. Four men pose in front of the engine, P. H. Hall, Engineer; Mike MacInnis, Conductor; Cliff MacLean, Fireman; and Duncan Whalen, Brakeman.

Railway Car, Dominion
CA BI 86-325-16523 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a railway car in a Dominion railyard containing soldiers of World War 1. Children are in the foreground on the tracks.

Railway Station, Louisbourg
CA BI 80-198-4378 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of two women posed by a cannon in front of the Louisbourg Railway Station.

S. & L. Railroad
CA BI 77-481-615 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of coal miners and families en route to Louisbourg for an annual picnic on the S. & L. Railroad.

Steam Engine
CA BI 77-819-953 · Item · ca. 1908

Item is a photograph of trainmen on an engine at Mulgrave.

CA BI 77-65-199 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of an engine and box cars on the Sydney and Louisbourg Railway.

Sydney Mines Railroad
CA BI 95-216-26307 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of horses and people on the Sydney Mines railroad, posing outside of the Sydney Mines Depot.

Sydney Railway Station
CA BI 77-68-202 · Item · 1891-1895

Item is a photograph of the original railway station just after it was built. Staff members are in front of the station.