Jackfish, Ontario

Jackfish, Ontario

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jackfish is a ghost town in northern Ontario, Canada, located on the north shore of Lake Superior east of Terrace Bay. The last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway track between Montreal and Winnipeg was driven in west of Jackfish on May 16, 1885. Laying one particular mile of railway in this area is said to have cost $700,000. Jackfish was established as a train order station on the CPR following the period of railway construction between 1883 and 1885. Initially a siding or passing track was built at this location to allow east and westbound trains to operate on the single track main line. An electrical telegraph enabled the station operator to control the movement of trains with information received from a train dispatcher.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135677403
  • 9786135677409