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The Newfie Bullet

Mont Lingard

The Newfie Bullet

the story of train passenger service in Newfoundland

by Mont Lingard

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Published by M. Lingard Pub. in Grand Falls-Windsor, Nfld .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newfoundland Railway Company -- History.,
  • Railroads -- Newfoundland -- Passenger traffic -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Mont Lingard ; editing, graphics and photograph layout, Cory Lingard.
    ContributionsLingard, Cory.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21007980M
    ISBN 100968146147
    OCLC/WorldCa44905878

    I got a free copy of The Bullet from the publisher through Netgalley. So this was really 3 1/2 stars for me. I was really enjoying the concept and the main character in the first three quarters of the book, but the main character changes dramatically in the last quarter in ways that didn't work for me/5.   Travelling the Newfie Bullet. St. John’s was not a significant part of my life as a child. Up to the year I started university in the capital city I had been to “town” as we called it only once. So the year I began my studies at MUN was very exciting to me for two reasons. One, I would be totally responsible for myself, living away from.

    The fastest train in the province was known as 'the Newfie Bullet', with top speeds of 30 mph. There is a second Newfoundland Railway display on the west coast in Port aux Basques. We've written a blog about the railway and the two displays of narrow gauge rolling stock and locomotives. “The Newfie Bullet” started as a student work, after Herriott and his piano teacher at the Royal Conservatory realized he was about 10 minutes short in a recital program.

    Mulder and Scully go to Newfoundland, Canada to solve the mystery of the Ghost Train the Newfie Bullet Rated: Fiction T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 2, - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 10/27/ - Published: 8/31/ - id:   Pics of my snowmobile and motorcycle travels around Labrador, Newfoundland and the Atlantic provinces.


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The engine was ordered by the Newfoundland Railway in September from the Baldwin Company of Philadelphia, USA, and was delivered to St John's, Newfoundland, in The railbed has since been designated a "T'railway" and a linear provincial park.

Built to narrow (3'6") gauge for reasons of economy, the Newfoundland railway was the longest such line in North America, and was regarded with particular affection by railway buffs (its gently mocking nickname, "the Newfie Bullet" dates only from World War II).

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