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CN SS Lansdowne (side-wheeler) crossing the Detroit River between Windsor and Detroit.
June 1965 Emory Gulash

Note the full load of Massey Ferguson farm combines! Plant was located in (Parkdale) Toronto.

Chi-Cheemaun "Big Canoe" Ontario Northland Marine Services.
Owen Sound Transportation Co. Ltd. Owen Sound.

Operating between Tobermory and South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island
making four roundtrips a day in summer season.
It is not a rail car ferry, carrying only motor vehicles (140) and passengers (638).

Built by Collingwood Shipyards at a cost of $10M and christened 6/15/1974.
Powered by two 3500 HP Ruston diesels.

B&LH International at Black Rock, NY dock.



Burlington Northern Vancouver, BC

Canadian Government Railways PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND to/from PEI 1915. Also, CNR car ferry (no name) 1944.

Canadian Northern Steamship Company CANORA to/from Vancouver Island

Canadian National PEI service. MV Abegweit. 1944 article. Also, history CN Marine PEI.

Canadian Pacific Railway Windsor, Ontario - Detroit, Michigan
Various companies operated here for CNR CPR PM Wabash etc.

Canadian Pacific Car and Passenger Transfer Co. Prescott, Ontario-Ogdensburg, New York.

Canadian Pacific Bay of Fundy ferry service. Saint John, NB - Digby, NS.

COGEMA Matane - Baie-Comeau QC

Michigan Central Detroit - Windsor

National Transcontinental Railway LEONARD Quebec-Levis

Ontario Car Ferry Company Ontario No.1 and Ontario No.2 GTR/CNR and BR&P Cobourg to Rochester

Pennsylvania-Ontario Transportation Company ASHTABULA Ashtabula, Ohio - Port Burwell, Ontario.

SOPOR owns rail and port facility including rail barge slip in Baie-Comeau, QC which is isolated from outside rail lines.
Served by COGEMA ferry Georges-Alexandre Lebel out of Matane, Quebec.

US Subsidiaries

GTW City of Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI 11/25/1976

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