Telegraphs Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta (1906)

Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) Atlas of the Canada is a map that shows the telegraph network for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Two or more lines may follow the same route, but only one line is indicated on the map. Therefore, well-settled portions of the country may have two or three telegraph lines serving the principal towns along each route indicated. Most telegraph lines follow alongside railway lines. Major cities, counties, rivers, major bodies of water and the railway systems are also included. The map displays the rectangular survey system which records the land that is available to the public. This grid like system is divided into sections, townships, range, and meridian from mid-Manitoba to Alberta.

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Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) Atlas of the Canada is this map of Alberta-Saskatchewan and Manitoba map that shows the telegraph network for the three provinces of Canada. Two or more lines may follow the same route, but only one line is indicated on the map. Therefore, well-settled portions of the country may have two or three telegraph lines serving the principal towns along each route indicated. Most telegraph lines follow alongside railway lines. Major cities, counties, rivers, major bodies of water and the railway systems are also included. The map displays the rectangular survey system which records the land that is available to the public. This grid like system is divided into sections, townships, range, and meridian from mid-Manitoba to Alberta.

Emergence of Telecommunications in Canada

Telecommunications scenario in Canada today can be seen enveloping telephone, radio, television, and internet usage. Previously, telecommunications included telegraphy available through Canadian Pacific and Canadian National.

The history of telegraphy in Canada dates back to the Canada province. The first telegraph company was the Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara Electro-Magnetic Telegraph Company which was founded in 1846, but it was the Montreal Telegraph Company that was founded a year later and known to dominate Canada during the technology's early years.

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SKU nrcan-294039-1
Size 24 x 17.25 in
Publisher Name Natural Resources Canada
Map Scale 1:22,176,000
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