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Upper Canada existed from 26 December 1791 to 10 February 1841 and generally comprised present-day Southern Ontario as illustrated on the above map. The prefix "upper" in its name reflects its geographic position higher up the river basin or closer to the headwaters of the St. Lawrence River than that of Lower Canada or present-day Quebec to the northeast.
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Posted by Lynn Caron on September 27, 2011 at 5:47pm
Passenger train #12 crosses the French River on the Algonquin Short LIne RR now part of the Upper Canada & Algonquin. Here is a view of Lynn Caron's French River Crossing LINK style module as it appeared at the 2007 Narrow Guage Madness show in Schomberg ON. The bridge in the picture is a stand-in while the final structure is completed on the work bench. The module is 12 feet long and made in 3 sections for transportability.
Track Plan of the UC&A's Keg Harbour Branch terminus on Georgian Bay, Rob Hupfield's Keg Harbour Railway & Navigation Co. Click on the plan for a larger view.
This POD type module will feature ore and lumber operations on Georgian Bay as well as a connection to the KHR&N steamboat service. Keg Harbour's Belleview Hotel has the distinction of hosting the intitial discussions that resulted in the birth of The Upper Canada & Algonquin.