Edmonton, Yukon & Pacific Railway, Edmonton, Alberta

DESCRIPTION:The Edmonton and District Railway Company, incorporated in 1896 to build from Edmonton, via St. Albert to Ft. Assiniboine and Stony Plain and from Edmonton to Ft. Saskatchewan and Sturgeon River, was granted permission, in 1898, to build from Edmonton to...

Fortifications of Quebec, Quebec City, PQ.

Construction of the City’s main fortifications was started in 1745 under the direction of Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de Lery; later expanded and improved by both the French and the English.  

Grand Rapids Tramway, Grand Rapids, Manitoba

Constructed in 1877 by Walter Moberley, the tramway was used for twenty years by the Hudson’s Bay Company to portage goods around the rapids between the Saskatchewan River and Lake Winnipeg.  

Hamilton’s 1859 Pumping Station, Hamilton, Ontario

Facility was equipped with two steam-powered units; pumped potable water from Lake Ontario until 1910; designed by Thomas C. Keefer, the first president of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers. LOCATION: 900 Woodward Ave, Hamilton, ON L8H 7N2

High Level Bridge, Edmonton, AB

This Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge was designed by P.M. Motley and constructed between 1910 and 1913. It was the first major transportation link in the city across the North Saskatchewan River.

Intercolonial Railway, Moncton, New Brunswick

Built to fulfil a key condition of Confederation, the Intercolonial Railway, headquartered in Moncton, linked the Maritimes with the rest of Canada. With Sandford Fleming was the Chief Engineer the railway was completed in 1876.

Jacques Cartier Bridge, Montreal, QC

The Jacques Cartier Bridge is a five-lane cantilever bridge about 2 1/6 miles (3.4 km) in length, spanning the St. Lawrence River between the cities of Montreal and Longueuil. Designers were Monsarrat and Pratley. The cantilever section of the bridge measures 1,937...

Kettle Creek Bridge, St. Thomas, Ontario

Built for the Canadian Southern Railway in 1871 as a single track timber structure. Replaced in 1883 by a double track steel structure and reconstructed in 1927 with reinforced concrete piers and deck plate girders. Innovative construction techniques were used on both...

Kettle Valley Railway, Midway, British Columbia

The construction of this railway just north of the international boundary was supervised by Andrew McCulloch, operated from 1916 to 1979 when the last segment was abandoned. The Kettle Valley Railway was famous for its many bridges, tunnels and snowsheds.  ...

King’s College (University of New Brunswick), Fredricton

LOCATION: Fredericton Campus of the University of New Brunswick DESCRIPTION: The Old Arts Building, constructed 1826-1829,is the oldest University Building still in use in Canada. HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: The Old Arts Building is the location of the first...