By A. A. den Otter

Alexander Galt and his son Elliott labored tirelessly to advertise source exploitation on Canada's sizeable western plains. Their coal mines in Alberta gave delivery to town of Lethbridge.

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41 The 34 The need to expand railway man countered by suggesting a cash subsidy of about five to seven thousand dollars per mile and by firmly rejecting an allCanadian route. 43 The intent of the charters may have been to duplicate Gait's highly successfuly 1853 Grand Trunk gambit, that is, an attempt to hold to ransom any rival projects with a crippling bypass through the United States. It may also have been a way of utilizing Lake Superior in the summer and an American railway in the winter as a link between the Grand Trunk and the proposed Pacific railway.

M. Ross, chief engineer of the Grand Trunk, Samuel Peto, George Carr Glyn, and Thomas Baring sat down with Galt, and in four months of intense negotiations they hammered out a complex agreement. Galt drove a hard bargain. For the right to incorporate the Montreal-Kingston charter into the Grand Trunk system, Galt demanded that the new company take over the Toronto-Guelph Railway and extend the route to Sarnia, the entire section to be built at a very handsome profit by Gzowski and Company. Galt also insisted that the railway company purchase the assets of the St.

M. Ross, chief engineer of the Grand Trunk, Samuel Peto, George Carr Glyn, and Thomas Baring sat down with Galt, and in four months of intense negotiations they hammered out a complex agreement. Galt drove a hard bargain. For the right to incorporate the Montreal-Kingston charter into the Grand Trunk system, Galt demanded that the new company take over the Toronto-Guelph Railway and extend the route to Sarnia, the entire section to be built at a very handsome profit by Gzowski and Company. Galt also insisted that the railway company purchase the assets of the St.

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