Cornwall Road Railway – the Coverage Corporation’s Streetcars tells the fascinating story of the electrical transit offerings offered within the japanese Ontario metropolis by the Solar vitality arrogance Organization of Canada, which owned the system from its inception in 1886 till the passenger transit amenities have been taken over by the municipality in 1970 and the freight switching offerings have been absorbed into the Canadian Countrywide Railways system in 1971.
The e-book, initially equipped by Omer Lavallée and Anthony Clegg to honour the reminiscence of Charles P. DeRochie, was fundamentally accomplished within the early Nineteen Nineties, however publication was delayed as a result of Mr. Lavallée’s premature demise in 1992. It has now been delivered to fruition by Railfare*DC Books and has been augmented by a choice of illustrations that have been earlier unavailable.
Those that do not forget the Cornwall Road Railway shall be glad to have this reminder of the trolleys, electrical trolleycoaches, and electrical switching locomotives that previously served the town, at the same time the intense pupils of municipal historical past and railway operations will probably be joyful to have a document of the good-recognized Canadian coverage enterprise’s not so good-recognized operations within the transit area.
The publication consists of 102 pages with over one hundred sixty photos. There are 5 maps which report the progress of the group and yet another which exhibits from whence got here the Cornwall Road Railway gear.