TRANSCRIPTIONS BY BRUCE CHAPMAN AND COLIN CHURCHER
OF ARTICLES
BY AUSTIN CROSS IN THE OTTAWA CITIZEN




Travelling Trav's Tidings (Canada Central Railway), Published 18 April 1960

The Canadian Pacific's public relations expert Trav Coleman has sent men (sic) an interesting historic railway document about the old Canada Central. Key figure in the saga is Mike Heney, who began life in Fembroke. Mr. Coleman is also moved to observe that Jim Coleman of Carleton Place, and his grandfather, selected the name D' Alton for his fifth boy. It may be recalled that this fifth boy went on to become the President of the Canadian Pacific. This was in honor of D' Alton McCarthy. Writes the grandson; McCarthy was able to establish that a Canada Central locomotive had indeed ignited the lumber yard and recovered substantial damages for the company." Trav got a letter from Edwin Swcrgel noting an advance copy of "Alaska's Railroad Builder Mike Heney "It is written by Edward . A. Herron, 10626 Penrose Avenue, Sun Valley, California. Pembroke citizens may recall Mike Heney.

Home    Circle    Cross Articles

Updated 12 May 2019