All Aboard! Exploring the Newfoundland Railway

Railway Workers

Making It Work

Making it Work Slideshow

Reid and labourers in camp at Southern Harbour. 1892.

Building and operating the Newfoundland Railway proved to be a tremendous challenge. Operating trains and coastal boats through difficult terrain and waters, often in severe weather conditions, always presented a challenge to the people working for the Newfoundland Railway. The railway operated for more than a hundred years, attesting to the deep dedication and efficient manner of the men operating it. A.R. Penney Collection.

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