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Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the locations of railways and canals as of 1971. The railway names and operators are shown and whether or not the railway is operated as a common carrier or a private carrier is denoted. Canals of the St. Lawrence Seaway as well as other waterways and locks are shown on the map.

Last Updated: May 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 14, 1972
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  canals, locks, rail companies, rail transport industry, railway networks, trains, transport industry
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps accompanied by graphics. The first map shows the extension of the railway network. Gradual extensions are denoted for the following periods: 1836 to 1852, 1853 to 1880, 1881 to 1905, 1906 to 1918, 1919 to 1935, 1936 to 1952 and 1953 to 1971. The second map shows transcontinental railway passenger routes (Canadian National Railways and CP Rail) as of 1972.

Last Updated: May 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 14, 1973
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  rail companies, rail transport industry, railway networks, trains
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the lakes, rivers and glaciers as well as the major drainage areas. Provincial and territorial boundaries are shown, but otherwise there are no other names or symbols shown on the Canadian land surface.

Last Updated: May 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 7, 1969
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  glaciers, hydrography, hydrology, inland waters, lakes, rivers, waterways
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map showing selected air services as of December 1967. Air services are denoted as Canadian or foreign scheduled services and Canadian or foreign regular specific point services. A small supplementary map image shows places served by Canadian air carriers worldwide.

Last Updated: May 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 14, 1970
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  air transport, air transport industry, airports
Federal

Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the areas that rail companies operated in Ontario and Quebec, circa 1913. The four railway lines displayed are the Canadian Pacific, Canadian Northern, Grand Trunk and National Transcontinental, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. The railway lines are indicated and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. The map includes statistics of the mileage, rolling stock, receipts, cost of construction and the cost of maintenance of the various railway lines for 1912 to 1913.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1915
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  rail companies, rail transport industry, railway installations, railway networks, trains
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the pattern of the Canadian railway network. Lines of the principal railway companies are shown in colour, while those for smaller companies have the name of the operator written beside their lines. The map gives substantial US coverage as well: it shows links to US rail companies, and also the location of American lines owned by Canadian railway companies. The map also has a table listing railway distances between 14 major centres.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  rail companies, rail transport industry, railway installations, railway networks, trains
Federal

Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows locations of currently existing glaciers as well as historical glacial information. The resulting effects that glaciers have had on landscape are also shown on this map.

Last Updated: May 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 8, 1972
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  earth sciences, geology, geomorphology, ice, ice caps, snow
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows three condensed maps of waterways known to be navigable as of the late 1950s, or those which had been used for navigation in the past. However, the map does not proport to show all the waterways upon which navigation was possible. The map entitled Existing Canals shows all the canals in operation as of the late 1950s. Their evolution is shown on the inset diagram entitled Development of Canadian Canals which gives the dates of construction and operation depths of canals.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  canals, locks, marine safety, navigation, ships, vessels, water transport, water transport industry, waterways
Federal

Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the rail companies that operated in the Maritimes and part of Quebec circa 1904. The railway lines are indicated in black, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. For example, any point in the area coloured green, is in a closer proximity to a specific station on the Intercolonial railway, then to a station on any other system. This method is similarly applied to the other lines.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Jun. 30, 1906
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  rail companies, rail transport industry, railway installations, railway networks, trains
Federal

Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the areas that rail companies operated in Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon, circa 1913. The four railway lines displayed are the Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk, Canadian Northern and Great Northern (U.S.). The railway networks are indicated, and the territory tributary to each line is shown in colours. The map displays the railway systems running across the border and into part of the U.S., but they do not own or control the Canadian railways.

Last Updated: Jan. 26, 2017
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1915
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  rail companies, rail transport industry, railway installations, railway networks, trains
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