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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..

            CA BI T-2051 · Item · 1982
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            His people came from North Uist Angus "Mor" MacDonald & his friends prepared for a year to emigrate

            The people who "drove" them out

            People who came: MacLeods, Morrisons, MacKinnons, Beatons

            His grandfather's family - 10 children, 2 born here

            His grandmother told him stories of Scotland

            They sailed from Loch Maddy on "The Commerce", weeks & 6 days on the journey

            Half the group went to West Bay, the rest stayed at Irish Cove - finally all moved to Loch Lomond area

            How they acquired stock - oxen, horses, cattle

            Many brands - songs were never published

            His experiences going west on the "Harvest" trains

            Wages & working conditions

            Describes different types of work in the lumber camps

            The pioneers' religion

            Log churches - snow blew in between the logs

            Church services, precenting

            Social life - ceilidhs, milling frolics,

            Milling songs - the best singers were in Loch Lomond

            Weddings - the "drive" after the marriage, as many as 100 wagons

            One of the songs they sang during the drive - "Cha bhi mi buan 's tu bhi buan"

            Sings a chorus of the song

            Macdonald, Norman
            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.

            Photographs
            Series
            Part of Leo Evans

            Series consists of print photographs, slides and negatives of the S&L Railway, various photographs of Whitney Pier and Sydney, photos from around Cape Breton Island and family photographs.

            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.