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  1. Transportation history


  2. HREF="http://www.historymuseum.ca/tresors/treasure/transpor.html">Treasures
    Gallery: Transportation and distribution

    http://www.historymuseum.ca/tresors/treasure/transpor.html


    History of Nova Scotia,
    with special attention given to Communications and Transportation

    http://alts.net/ns1625/nshist01.html


    A
    History of Transportation in Winnipeg

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/transactions/3/transportation.shtml


    Images
    Canada: Automobiles

    http://www.imagescanada.ca/r1-116-e.php?trail=trail1


    History of Automobiles:
    The Early Days in Nova Scotia 1899-1949

    http://alts.net/ns1625/automobiles.html


    Trans-Canada
    Highway: Bridging the Distance

    http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-73-678


    Le Chemin du Roy

    http://www.lecheminduroy.com/en/index.php


    HREF="http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemach/galler08/frames/index.htm">British
    Columbia’s Economy and Technology: Transportation and the British Columbia
    Economy

    http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemach/galler08/frames/index.htm


    Early
    Transportation on the Skeena River

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/skeena/default.htm


    HREF="http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/history/material_culture/duplessi/index.html">When
    Horse Was King: 19th Century Horse Drawn Vehicles in Canada

    http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/history/material_culture/duplessi/index.html


    HREF="http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/whatson/bikes.cfm">Bikes:
    The Wheel Story

    http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/whatson/bikes.cfm


    All
    Time List of Canadian Transit Systems

    http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~wyatt/alltime/index.html


    HREF="http://www.windsorpubliclibrary.com/digi/fleetway/english/framesindex.htm">The
    Fleetway: An Exhibit of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

    http://www.windsorpubliclibrary.com/digi/fleetway/english/framesindex.htm


    Water transportation


    Images
    Canada: Gone Paddling

    http://www.imagescanada.ca/r1-116-e.php?trail=trail8


    Our Canoeing
    Heritage

    http://www.canoemuseum.ca/index.php/20081224119/our-canoeing-heritage/
    our-canoeing-heritage-main/canoeing-heritage-mainhtml


    HREF="http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/vmnf/champlain/expl3_en.shtml">The
    Birchbark Canoe (1603)

    http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/vmnf/champlain/expl3_en.shtml


    HREF="http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canoe/can00eng.shtml">The
    Canoe: Portraits of the Great Fur Trade Canoes

    http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canoe/can00eng.shtml


    Making a
    Birchbark Canoe

    http://www.northwestjournal.ca/VIII4.htm


    HREF="http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/watercraft.cfm">Canoes:
    The Shape of Success

    http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/watercraft.cfm


    Ship
    Information Database

    http://daryl.chin.gc.ca:8000/basisbwdocs/sid/title1e.html


    Marine
    Museum Research Resources

    http://www.marmuseum.ca/research.html


    Historic Sailing
    Page

    http://historicsailing.tripod.com/menu.html


    Sailing into History:
    The Maritime Paintings of Gordon Miller

    http://gordonmiller.ca/


    Usque ad
    Mare: A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services

    http://www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/eng/CCG/USQUE_Table_Contents


    Destination:
    Nova Scotia. Sea Tales

    http://www.destination-ns.com/content/stories/sea.asp


    Nova
    Scotia Motor Fishing Boats

    http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/lifelines/linsa01e.shtml


    Construction of
    the Cutty Sark and the War Moncton

    http://website.nbm-mnb.ca/CAIN/english/cutty_moncton/


    Royal
    William (Canadian trans-Atlantic paddle-steamer)

    http://www.bruzelius.info/Nautica/Ships/Royal_William.html


    HREF="http://www.bluenose2.ns.ca/Legacy/index.html">Bluenose

    http://www.bluenose2.ns.ca/Legacy/index.html


    Bluenose: A Canadian Icon

    http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/bluenose


    The Marco
    Polo Project

    http://www.new-brunswick.net/marcopolo/


    Paper Passages:
    An Introduction to the Sources for the Study of Great Lakes History at the
    National Archives of Canada

    http://www.marmuseum.ca/salmon.html


    Maritime History of
    the Great Lakes

    http://www.hhpl.on.ca/greatlakes/


    A
    Brief History of Shipping and Wrecks Around Kingston

    http://www.carf.info/kingstonpast/marinearchaeology.php


    CANOE: Computer
    Archiving of Northern Oration and Exhibitions

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/canoe/default.htm


    Transportation
    in the Canadian Northwest: York Boats, 19th century

    http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/york-boat


    The
    Frontenac: A Reappraisal

    http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/documents/Frontenac/


    The People of
    the Ship “Hector”

    http://www.ralstongenealogy.com/hector.htm


    Canada Steamship
    Lines

    http://www.csl.ca/history.html


    Lady
    Sherbrooke : Une fenêtre sur les débuts de la navigation
    à vapeur sur le Saint-Laurent

    http://www.diablesdesmers.qc.ca/revue_la_plongee/lady_sherbrooke.htm


    Rediscovering
    the P.S. Lady Sherbrooke

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/lady/index1.htm


    Promotion
    of Steamboat Travel on the North Saskatchewan River

    http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/steam.sask.html


    History
    of S.S. Klondike

    http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/yt/ssklondike/natcul/index_e.asp


    HREF="http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/cp.html">Canadian
    Pacific Railway and Canadian Pacific Navigation

    http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/cp.html


    In Search
    of Shipwrecks: Government Archives Sources Relating to Marine Casualties
    in Canada

    http://www.marmuseum.ca/wrecks.html


    Shipwrecks
    of the Atlantic Coast

    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/sos/shipwrecks/002031-3000-e.html


    Graveyard of the
    Pacific: The Shipwrecks of Vancouver Island

    http://www.pacificshipwrecks.ca/


    HREF="http://www.math.mun.ca/~dapike/family_history/coaker.html">The
    Schooner President Coaker

    http://www.math.mun.ca/~dapike/family_history/coaker.html


    The
    Empress of Ireland – a titanic tale of forgotten tragedy

    http://en.allexperts.com/e/r/rm/rms_empress_of_ireland.htm


    The
    Halifax Explosion

    http://www.region.halifax.ns.ca/Community/explode.html


    Titanic
    and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

    http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mma/titanic/titanic.htm


    Encyclopedia
    Titanica

    http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/


    Great
    Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System – History

    http://www.greatlakes-seaway.com/en/seaway/history/index.html


    Rideau Canal
    Waterway – History of the Canal

    http://www.rideau-info.com/canal/history/hist-canal.html


    HREF="http://shubie.chebucto.org/">The
    Shubenacadie Canal

    http://shubie.chebucto.org/


    History of
    Saskatchewan Waterways

    http://canoesaskatchewan.rkc.ca/history.htm


    From the Athabasca
    to the Mackenzie Delta: A journey on Canada’s Inland Waterways

    http://scaa.usask.ca/gallery/northern/jones/


    RBCM
    Notes: Sternwheelers in British Columbia

    http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/History.aspx?id=330


    HREF="http:/explorenorth.com/library/yafeatures/bl-Canadian.htmm">Yukon
    River Sternwheelers – the Canadian


    http:/explorenorth.com/library/yafeatures/bl-Canadian.htm


    CG
    Icebreaker – The History of Canadian Icebreakers

    http://www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/eng/CCG/USQUE_Icebreaker


    Railways


    Mail,
    Rail, and Retail: Connecting Canadians

    http://www8.cpr.ca/cms/English/General+Public/Heritage/default.htm


    HREF="http://imagescn.technomuses.ca/photoessays/railways/railways01.cfm">Railways
    in Canada: A Brief History

    http://imagescn.technomuses.ca/photoessays/railways/railways01.cfm


    HREF="http://www.railways.incanada.net/candate/candate.htm">Significant
    Dates in Canadian Railway History

    http://www.railways.incanada.net/candate/candate.htm


    HREF="http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/cnphoto/cnphoto.html">Canadian
    National Railway Historic Photograph Collection

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/cnphoto/cnphoto.html


    Canada, by
    Train

    http://www.collectionscanada.ca/trains/index-e.html


    CN Images of Canada Gallery: A
    Canadian History

    http://216.94.16.48/


    Images
    Canada: Trains

    http://www.imagescanada.ca/r1-116-e.php?trail=trail5


    HREF="http://www8.cpr.ca/cms/English/General+Public/Heritage/default.htm">Canadian
    Pacific Railway: Company History

    http://www8.cpr.ca/cms/English/General+Public/Heritage/default.htm


    Sandford Fleming, The knight of time

    http://www.sandfordfleming.ca/en/


    The Newfoundland
    Railway

    http://www.heritage.nf.ca/society/railway.html


    Newfoundland
    Rail Scenes

    http://www3.nf.sympatico.ca/gazebo.hill/nrs.html/


    History of Railway
    Companies in Nova Scotia

    http://alts.net/ns1625/railways.html


    Henry
    George Clopper Ketchum: The Railway to Glory or Despair

    http://www.lib.unb.ca/archives/finding/ketchum/virtual_exhibit.html


    Along
    The Line: Photographs of the P.E.I. Railway

    http://www.edu.pe.ca/paro/exhibits/display.asp?railway.1.1


    HREF="http://www.kennet.pe.ca/chip/english/railway.htm">Railway
    History in Kensington

    http://www.kennet.pe.ca/chip/english/railway.htm


    Electric Lines
    in Southern Ontario

    http://www.trainweb.org/elso/


    All
    Aboard Toronto! Railways and the Growth of a City

    http://ve.torontopubliclibrary.ca/allaboard/index.html


    HREF="http://www.city.toronto.on.ca/archives/canada_first_subway/index_subway.htm">Canada’s
    First Subway

    http://www.city.toronto.on.ca/archives/canada_first_subway/index_subway.htm


    The
    Railways of Ottawa

    http://www.railways.incanada.net/circle/findings.htm


    Significant
    Dates in Ottawa Railway History

    http://www.railways.incanada.net/candate/ottawa.htm


    Port Arthur, Duluth and
    Western Railway

    http://www.members.shaw.ca/padwrr/home.htm


    Thurso
    and Nation Valley Railway

    http://www.railways.incanada.net/thurso/tnvrmenu.htm


    Transportation
    in the Canadian West, 19th Century: The Canadian Pacific Railway and
    Western Canadian Settlement

    http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/cpr-south


    HREF="http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/winnipeg-railways">Transportation
    in the Canadian West, 19th Century: Impact of Railways on Winnipeg

    http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/winnipeg-railways


    Fort Steele:
    Railroading

    http://files.fortsteele.ca/history/railroad/equipment.asp


    A Brief
    History of the Kettle Valley Railway

    http://kettlevalleyrail.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=68


    The Crowsnest Pass Railway
    Route

    http://www.crowsnest.bc.ca/


    HREF="http://cruises.about.com/od/alaskacruises/ig/Skagway---White-Pass-Railway/">The
    White Pass Railway

    http://cruises.about.com/od/alaskacruises/ig/Skagway—White-Pass-Railway/


    Le tramway
    à Montréal, de 1861 à 1959

    http://www.stm.info/en-bref/tramways/index.htm


    Histoire de
    la mise en place du métro de Montréal 1910-1966

    http://www.stcum.qc.ca/en-bref/mepmetro.htm


    Air transportation


    HREF="http://www.cahf.ca/">Canada’s
    Aviation Hall of Fame

    http://www.cahf.ca/


    Highlights
    in the History of Canadian Aviation

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/highlights/default.htm


    Canada’s Innovative Aviation Heritage –
    the stories of Canadair and de Havilland Canada

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/canadair/default.htm


    Images
    Canada: Planes

    http://www.imagescanada.ca/r1-116-e.php?trail=trail9


    High
    Flyers: Canadian Women in Aviation

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/high_flyers/index.htm


    Bush Flying

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/bush_flying/index.htm


    The
    deHavilland Fox Moth

    http://www.pwnhc.ca/exhibits/nv/foxmoth.htm


    HREF="http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/History.aspx?id=298">First
    in the Air in British Columbia

    http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/History.aspx?id=298


    HREF="http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/History.aspx?id=307">Jumping
    off a Cliff

    http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/History.aspx?id=307


    The Avro Arrow

    http://scaa.usask.ca/gallery/arrow/


    Winnipeg
    Airports Authority – History

    http://www.waa.ca/history


    Space flight


    Canada
    in Space

    http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/default.asp


    The Canadian
    Astronaut Program

    http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/astronauts/default.asp


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  3. Communications history


  4. HREF="http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/connexions.cfm">Connexions: An Exhibit on Communications

    http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/connexions.cfm


    The History of the
    Book in Canada project

    http://www.hbic.library.utoronto.ca/


    History of Nova Scotia,
    with particular attention given to Communications and Transportation

    http://alts.net/ns1625/nshist01.html


    Nova
    Scotia Pony Express 1849

    http://ns1763.ca/ponyexpress/ponyexdx.html


    Information
    found in contemporary New Brunswick records about transportation and communications
    links between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in 1849 with special attention given
    to the Nova Scotia Pony Express

    http://www.littletechshoppe.com/ns1625/nb1849.html


    Paper of Record: collection
    of historical newspapers

    http://www.paperofrecord.com/


    Special Editions of
    Canadian Newspapers

    http://www.collectionscanada.ca/2/14/index-e.html


    HREF="http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/explore/resources-for-scholars/resources/atlantic-canada-newspaper-survey">Atlantic Canada Newspaper Survey

    http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/explore/resources-for-scholars/resources/atlantic-canada-newspaper-survey


    The Oldest
    Newspaper in Canada

    http://www.littletechshoppe.com/ns1625/news01.html


    The
    Halifax Gazette – Canada’s first newspaper

    http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/Gazette/


    Early
    Toronto Newspapers, 1793-1867

    http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/oldnewspap/index.html


    Alberta Newspapers Collection

    http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/newspapr/


    Images in the News:
    Canadian Illustrated News

    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cin/index-e.html


    HREF="http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=a1ARTA0001442">Political
    Cartoons: Editorial Cartooning from the Pages of Canadian Newspapers

    http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=a1ARTA0001442


    Les 75 ans de la presse
    écrite francophone en alberta : de La Survivance au Franco

    http://cnc.virtuelle.ca/LaPresse/introduction.html


    HREF="http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/conn1.cfm">Connexions:
    An Exhibit on Communications

    http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/conn1.cfm


    Canadian Railway
    Telegraph History

    http://www.trainweb.org/railwayop/


    History of Telegraph and
    Telephone Companies in Nova Scotia

    http://alts.net/ns1625/telephone.html


    A Very Fierce War:
    The Electric Telegraph Lines Between New York and Halifax, 1850

    http://alts.net/ns1625/craig02.html


    Dr. Alexander Carruthers
    Beatty and The Telephone in Hope Township

    http://www.porthopehistorical.ca/telephone.htm


    HREF="http://www.hackcanada.com/telco/telhist.html">History
    of the Edmonton Telephone System

    http://www.hackcanada.com/telco/telhist.html


    Marconi’s
    Three Transatlantic Radio Stations In Cape Breton

    http://ns1763.ca/marconi100/marconi1.html


    The History
    of Canadian Broadcasting

    http://www.oldradio.com/archives/international/canada.htm


    Canadian
    Radio History

    http://www.radio.dare-dare.org/2008/08/canadian-radio-history-i/


    HREF="http://www.erudit.org/revue/haf/1998/v51/n3/005348ar.html">Les
    avatars de la radio publique d’expression française au Canada
    1932-1939

    http://www.erudit.org/revue/haf/1998/v51/n3/005348ar.html


    HREF="http://www.erudit.org/revue/haf/1998/v52/n2/005347ar.html">La
    censure en temps de guerre : Radio-Canada et le plébiscite de
    1942

    http://www.erudit.org/revue/haf/1998/v52/n2/005347ar.html


    HREF="http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/tv/tv04eng.shtml">Watching TV:
    Televisions and Memorabilia from the MZTV Museum

    http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/tv/tv04eng.shtml


    Milestones
    of CBC’s History

    http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/history/index.shtml


    Canada
    Tunes In: Radio and TV’s Early Years

    http://archives.cbc.ca/IDD-1-75-1631/science_technology/early_radio-tv/


    History of CBC Technology

    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/cbc/index.html


    A Brief
    History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland

    http://gporter.net/great/background.php


    HREF="http://www.satellites.spacesim.org/english/canadian/index.html">Canadian
    Satellite Questions and Answers

    http://www.satellites.spacesim.org/english/canadian/index.html



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