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Canso Causeway Construction

  • 77-29-158
  • Item
  • 1954

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

Cape Breton Steam Locomotive

  • 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

  • 77-486-620
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

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

Coal Engine Passing Under Charlotte Street

  • 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

First Steam Locomotive in Nova Scotia

  • 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.

First Train Across Grand Narrows Bridge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

Inverness Railway and Coal Co.

  • 79-1163-4143
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

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

Limestone Quarrie

  • 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

  • 77-434-568
  • Item
  • 20th century

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

Mira Gut Bridge

  • 77-435-569
  • Item
  • 20th century

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

Mira Gut, R.R. Station

  • 77-431-565
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

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

Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Co., Rescue Car

  • 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

  • 77-832-966
  • Item
  • ca. 1965

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

Railway Car, Dominion

  • 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.

S. & L. Railroad

  • 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

  • 77-819-953
  • Item
  • ca. 1908

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

Sydney Railway Station

  • 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.

Sydney and Louisbourg Railway

  • 77-65-199
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

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