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Cornwall Street Railway - Railroad

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Cornwall Street Railway - Railroad
Company Name Cornwall Street Railway
Category Railroad
Year Founded 1889
Final Year of Operation 1970
Termination Dissolved
Successor Grand Trunk Western (Details)
Country Canada (Details)


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Company History: The Cornwall Street Railway was a tram service in Cornwall, Ontario that operated from 1889 until 1949, and then as a trolley bus service until 1970 when it was replaced by a conventional bus service known as Cornwall Transit. For much of its history, the company was owned by Sun Life Assurance.
The Street Railway was one of a very few that also ran freight using electric locomotives on the same lines, connecting the industrial areas along the river bank on either side of town to the Grand Trunk Railway on the northern side of town. Freight services continued after the passenger service ended.

Brief History:
Canada is a North American country stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. Major cities include massive Toronto, west coast film centre Vancouver, French-speaking Montréal and Québec City, and capital city Ottawa. Canada's vast swaths of wilderness include lake-filled Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains. It's also home to Niagara Falls, a famous group of massive waterfalls.


Item created by: Powderman on 2018-02-26 15:00:30

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