Photographs of trains and ships

Photographs of trains and ships

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  • A. J. (Abraham Jacob) Livinson (creator)
  • A. J. (Abraham Jacob) Livinson (archive creator)


Photographs of trains and ships

Dates of creation

between 1925 and 1940?

Level of archival description

Series 2

Extent and Medium

  • 11 photographic materials

Scope and Content

The series consists of photographic prints. There are 8 views of trains belonging to Canadian National or Canadian Pacific Railways and 1 view of a Dorchester locomotive. There are 2 views of ships: the icebreaker N.B. McLean, and the Canadian Steamship Lines vessel "Quebec". Most of the photos are undated, but three are dated April 1931 and one is dated 1934.

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Materials were kept in their original order.


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    • Reference Number: ARCH264914
    • Title: Views of Locomotives
    • Dates of creation: circa 1925-1940
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0


    • A. J. (Abraham Jacob) Livinson (archive creator)


    - View of Dorchester Locomotive -- View of the first engine built by the Canadian Pacific Railway -- View of "Samson" and Canadian National Railways "6000 type" locomotive -- View of "6000 type" locomotive and wood burner -- 4 views of T4a class locomotive -- View of "3000 type" locomotive -- View of icebreaker N.B. McLean -- View of Canadian Steamship Lines vessel "Quebec".
    10 photographs have stamp of A.J. Livinson on verso; 1 photograph has ownership label of A.J. Livinson mounted on verso; 4 photographs have stamp of Canadian National Railways on verso; 4 photographs have stamp of Canadian Pacific Ry. Co. Photograph Dept.

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 photographs


    sheets (largest): 26,6 x 20,5 cm sheets (smallest): 12,4 x 24 cm


    Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    A. Jacob Livinson photographs collection
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal


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