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Item 2016-12-14-01 - Elusive bottom slows rail bridge

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Elusive bottom slows rail bridge


  • 1974-01-23 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Borys Lenko

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"Since last July, a 10-man construction crew from the Canadian National Railways has been installing a new railway trestle across the Holland River, on the boundry [sic] of Simcoe county and the Region of York. The new steel trestle will extend 275 feet across the river and sit 16 to 17 inches higher than the wooden bridge which the railroad is presently using." ... article explains the history of this bridge, and the difficulties of the new installation.

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  • English

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Bradford Witness
January 23, 1974
Vol 109, No. 4
Pg 5
Microfilm Reel #87

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