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April 1898, No. 2 The Railway and Shipping World (Toronto) Page 47, col. 1

Ontario & the Great Lakes.


Traffic Manager Smith of the Canada Atlantic Ry. reports favorable arrangements with the ocean lines out of Montréal for large quantities of export traffic from Manitoba & the Northwestern States in connection with the new lake line to Parry SoundActually Depot Harbor not Parry Sound. Its fleet of five 3,000-ton steel boats will probably leave the head of the lakes for Parry Sound about April 20. These are the Saxon, Briton, Roman, German & Grecian. In addition to its own fleet the Co. has chartered several of the largest lake carriers for grain, among which is the new steel steamer built at Chicago during the past winter, the Linn, whose 1st cargo to Parry Sound will either be 220,000 bus. of corn or 350,000 bus. of oats. The Canada Atlantic may be depended on to handle a large portion of through freight hereafter.

Railways: C.A.Ry.

Stations: Depot Harbor