Friday, February 14, 1873 The Woodstock Sentinel (Woodstock) Page 3

On to Stratford.—A surveying party under command of C. James Esq., C. E., began the survey of the Port Dover and Lake Huron Railway route between here [Woodstock] and Stratford on Monday morning [February 10]. They started from a point on Dundas St. immediately east of Mr. Bowditch's shop, and will run direct to Tavistock, and thence parallel to the B. & L. H. R. to Stratford. The Directors think this to be much best route they could take. Tavistock people are in high glee at the prospect of securing a station at their village. We shall expect our Teutonic friends in the North to go for a bonus to a man. They are likely also, we understand, to take stock liberally. The following are the names of the surveying party: C. James, Engineer; A. N. Molesworth, Leveler; R. W. Molesworth, rodman; J. S. McLeod, chainman; Chas. Row, do; R. Thompson, P. Lovering, J. L. Thompson and Geo. Patrick, axeman.

Railways: Pt.D. & L.H.Ry.