All Aboard! Exploring the Newfoundland Railway

Railway / Coastal History

Newfoundland Railway

Dockyard Slideshow

Excavation for the Drydock, 1883.
Excavation of dock 1883. In 1882 J.E. Simpson and Company of New York was contracted to construct a drydock at the harbour head in St. John's. Here the dock is being excavated. 03.06.001 Coll-137, Archives and Manuscripts, QEII, Memorial University.

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