All Aboard! Exploring the Newfoundland Railway

Railway Workers

Making It Work

Making it Work Slideshow

Portrait of Robert G. Reid (1842-1908).
Sir Robert Gillespie Reid (1842-1908). Reid was contracted in 1893 to finish the railway line from Whitbourne to Port aux Basques. The Reid Newfoundland Company also took over the coastal boat service and the St. John's dockyard in 1898. Provincial Archives, The Rooms.

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