Open Collections

BC Sessional Papers

RETURN To an Order of the House, showing :-- 1. The number of railway companies incorporated by the… British Columbia. Legislative Assembly 1899

Item Metadata

Download

Media
bcsessional-1.0063913.pdf
Metadata
JSON: bcsessional-1.0063913.json
JSON-LD: bcsessional-1.0063913-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): bcsessional-1.0063913-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: bcsessional-1.0063913-rdf.json
Turtle: bcsessional-1.0063913-turtle.txt
N-Triples: bcsessional-1.0063913-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: bcsessional-1.0063913-source.json
Full Text
bcsessional-1.0063913-fulltext.txt
Citation
bcsessional-1.0063913.ris

Full Text

 62 Vict.
Return of Railway Companies.
905
RETURN
To an Order of the House, showing:—
1. The number of  railway companies incorporated  by the  Legislature of this
Province.
2. The names or titles of the Acts of Incorporation of such companies, and the
names or titles of the Acts amending the same.
3. The railway companies that have actually constructed and equipped the lines
they were empowered to build.
4. The routes along which said railways have been constructed.
5. The aid given to such railways in money and land in each case.
C. A. SEMLIN,
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works.
Lands and Works Department,
24-th January, 1899.
No.
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
Name or Title of Railway Acts of Incorporation.
Ashcroft and Cariboo Railway Company's Act,
1890.
Ashcroft and Cariboo Railway Company's Act,
1896.
Barkerville,   Ashcroft,   and   Kamloops  Railway
Company Act, 1897.
Alice Arm Railway Act, 1898.
Arrowhead and Kootenay Railway Company Act,
1898.
Bedlington and Nelson Railway Act, 1897.
Bedlington and West Kootenay Railway Com
pany Act, 1893.
Burrard Inlet and Fraser "Valley Railway Company Act, 1891.
Burrard Inlet Railway and Ferry Company Incorporation Act, 1891.
British Columbia Yukon Railway Company Act,
1897.
Canadian Northern Railway Act, 1892.
Canadian Yukon Railway Company Act (1898).
Cassiar Central Railway Company Act, 1897.
Canadian  Western  Central  Railway  Company,
The (1889).
Cariboo Railway Company's Consolidated Act,
1894.
Chilliwhack Railway Company Act, 1891.
Columbia and Carbonate Mountain Railway Act,
1890.
Columbia and Kootenay Railway and Navigation
Company Act, 1889.
Columbia and Kootenay Railway and Navigation
Company Act, 1890.
Name or Title of Amending Acts.
An Act to amend the Ashcroft and Cariboo Railway Company's Act, 1890.    (1891)
Burrard Inlet and Fraser Valley Railway Company
Act Amendment Act, 1893.
Burrard Inlet Railway and Ferry Company Incorporation Act Amendment Act, 1895.
Cariboo   Railway   Company's   Consolidated   Act
Amendment Act, 1897.
[Act, 1891.
Columbia and Kootenay Railway Act Amendment
Columbia and Kootenay Railway Extension Act,
1892. [1895.
Columbia and Kootenay Railway Extension Act, 906
Return of Railway Companies.                                 1899
No.
Name or Title of Railway Acts of Incorporation.
Name or Title of Amending Acts.
20
Columbia and Kootenay Railway and Transporta
An Act  to amend  the  Columbia  and  Kootenay
tion Company Act, 1883.
Railway and Transportation Company Act, 1883.
21
Crow's Nest and Kootenay Lake Railway Com
Crow's Nest and Kootenay Lake Railway Company
pany Act, 1888.
Amendment Act, 1890.
British Columbia Southern Railway Act Amendment Act, 1891.
British Columbia Southern Railwav Act Amendment Act, 1S93.
British Columbia Southern Railway Company's
Act, 1894.
British Columbia Southern Railway Company's
Act Amendment Act, 1896.
22
Columbia and Western Railway Company Act,
1896.
23
Downie Creek Railway Company Act, 1898.
24
Delta, New Westminster, and Eastern Railway
Delta,  New Westminster,  and  Eastern  Railway
Company Act, 1894.
Act Amendment Act, 1897.
25
Delta Railway Company Act, 1887.
26
Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Co., The ('84).
27
Fraser River Railway Company Act, 1883.
28
Kaslo and Lardo-Duncan Railway Company Act,
1897.
29
Kitimaat Railway Act, 1898.
30
East Kootenay Railway Act, 1897.
31
East Kootenay Valley Railway Company, The ('98)
32
South-East Kootenay Railway Act, 1898.
33
Kaslo-Slocan Railway Act, 1892	
Kaslo and  Slocan  Railway Subsidy Amendment
34
Kootenay and North-West Railway Company's
Act, 1898.
Act, 1894.
35
Kootenay and Athabasca Railway Company Act,
1887.
36
Kootenay Lake Shore and Lardo Railway Act
(1893).
37
Kootenay Railway and Navigation Company ('88)
38
Liirdeau and Kootenay Railway Act, 1893.
39
Lardeau Railway Company's Act, 1897.
40
Liverpool and Canoe Pass Railway Act, 1891.
41
Mount Tolmie Park and Cordova Bay Railway
Company Act, 1893.
42
Nanaimo-Alberni Railway Company Act, 1897.
43
North Star and Arrow Lake Railway Act, 1898.
44
Nakusp and Slocan Railwa}' Act, 1893.
45
Nelson and Arrow Lake Railway Company Act,
1893.
46
Nelson  and  Fort  Sheppard   Railway  Company
Act, 1891.
47
Nicola,   Kamloops, and  Similkameen  Coal  and
Railway Company Act, 1891.
48
Nicola Valley Railway Company Act, 1891.
49
New Westminster and Port Moody Railway Com
New Westminster and Port Moody Railway Com
pany Act, The, 1882.
pany Amendment Act, 1884.
50
New Westminster Southern Railway Company,
New   Westminster   Southern   Railway  Company
The, 1883.
Amendment Act, 1889.
51
New  Westminster  and  Vancouver  Short   Line
New Westminster and Vancouver Short Line Rail
Railway Company Act (1889).
way Act Amendment Act, 1892.
New Westminster and Vancouver Short Line Railway Act Amendment Act, 1896.
52
Okanagan and Kootenay Railway Act, 1890.
53
Osoyoos and Okanagan Railway Act, 1893.
54
Portland and Stickine Railway Company Act, '98.
55
Red Mountain Railway Company Act, 1893.
56
Revelstoke and Cassiar Railway Company Act,
^ 1898.
57
Stickeen and Teslin Railway Act, 1897.
58
Skeena  River  and   Eastern   Railway  Company
Act, 1898.
59
Skeena River Railway,  Colonization,  and  Exploration Company Act, 1898. 62 Vict.
Return of Railway Companies.
907
No.
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
Name or Title of Railway Acts of Incorporation.
Vancouver Land and Railway Company Act, '82.
Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway Act, 1891. .
Vancouver and Lulu Island Electrical  Railway
and Improvement Company, 1891.
Vancouver,  Northern Peace  River,  and Alaska
Railway and Navigation Company Act, 1891.
Vancouver-Nanaimo Railway Transfer Company
Act, 1897.
Vancouver, Victoria, and Eastern Railway and
Navigation Company Act, 1897.
Vernon and Okanagan Railway Company Act, '91.
Victoria and North America Railway Company
Act, 1891.
Victoria and Saanich Railway Company Act, '86.
Victoria-Sidney Railway Act, 1892.
Victoria, Vancouver, and Westminster Railway
Act, 1894.
Victoria and Esquimalt Railway Act, 1873	
Wellington Collieries Railway Act, 1883.
Yukon   Mining,   Trading,   and   Transportation
Company (Foreign) Act, 1897—Railway, Taku
Inlet to Teslin Lake.
Name or Title of Amending Acts.
Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway Act
Amendment Act, 1897.
1891)
Victoria,  Vancouver,   and  Westminster  Railway
Act Amendment Act, 1897.
Victoria and Esquimalt Railway Act Amendment
Act, 1876. 908                                 Return of Railway Companies.                               1899
Companies that have
No.
constructed
Route of Railway.
Government aid to Railway Company.
19
and equipped lines.
Columbia and Kootenay
Between Slocan City, Rob
Grant of 200,000 acres of land; grant of 99-foot
Railway and Naviga
son and Nelson.
right of way through Crown lands; grant of cer
tion Company.
tain  blocks  in  townsite  of   Nelson,   and  such
Crown lands as may be necessary for terminal
purposes,  etc.;   exempt  from  taxes for certain
period.
21
British Columbia South
From a point at south end
Grant of 20,000 acres of land for each mile con
ern Railway Company
of  Kootenay Lake,  via
structed ; grant of 99-foot right of way through
Goat River, MoyieRiver,
Crown lands, and such Crown lands as may be
Cranbrook, Wardner,
necessary for  terminal  purposes,  etc.; exempt
and Elk River to Crow's
from taxes for certain period.
Nest Pass.
26
Esquimalt and Nanaimo
Victoria to Nanaimo, via
Grant to Dominion Govt.; land bounded as follows:
Railway Company.
Shawnigan    Lake    and
On the south by a straight line drawn from the
Duncan's.
head of Saanich Inlet to Muir Creek on Straits of
Fuca; on the west by a straight line from Muir
Creek to Crown Mountain;  on the north by a
straight line drawn  from   Crown Mountain to
Seymour Narrows; on the east by the coast line
of Vancouver Island.
33
Kaslo and Slocan Rail
From   town  of   Kaslo  to
Grant of 10,240 acres for each mile constructed ;
way Company.
Cody, near Slocan Lake.
exempt from taxes for certain period.
44
Nakusp and Slocan Rail
From   Nakusp,   via   New
Guarantee payment of bonds, and 4 % interest for
way Company.
Denver, to Sandon.
25 years on sum not exceeding $17,500 per mile.
46
Nelson and Ft. Sheppard
From    the    International
Grant of 10,240 acres per mile, and exemption from
Railway Company.
boundary line, in Tp. 8a,
thence via Erie, Salmo,
and Ymir, to Nelson.
taxes for certain period.
50
New Westmins'r South
Between  Semiahmoo  Bay
Exempt from taxation for certain period.
ern Railway Company
and south bank of Fraser
R., opp. New West'r.
55
Red Mountain Railway
From a point on right fork
Company.
of Sheep Creek, running
north to Red Mountain
and Trail Creek Mines.
Shuswap and Okanagan
Sicamous to Vernon.
Guarantee of 4% interest on $1,250,000 for 25 years.
R'way Co. (Dom. Act)
69
Victoria and  Sidney
Victoria to Sidney.
Guarantee of 2 % on $300,000 for 25 years ; exemp
Railway Company.
tion from taxes for certain period.
22
Columbia and  Western
From a point near mouth
Grant of 10,240 acres per mile, certain right of way,
Railway Company.
of Trail Creek, via Rossland and Midway, to a
point    near    Penticton
(under construction).
and exemption from taxation for certain period.
6
Bedlington  and  Nelson
From a point near Bedling
Railway Company.
ton to a point near Nelson (under construction)
VICTORIA, B. C:
Printed by Richard Wolfendkn, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.
1899.

Cite

Citation Scheme:

        

Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics

Share

Embed

Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                        
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            src="{[{embed.src}]}"
                            data-item="{[{embed.item}]}"
                            data-collection="{[{embed.collection}]}"
                            data-metadata="{[{embed.showMetadata}]}"
                            data-width="{[{embed.width}]}"
                            async >
                            </script>
                            </div>
                        
                    
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:
http://iiif.library.ubc.ca/presentation/cdm.bcsessional.1-0063913/manifest

Comment

Related Items