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Marcus Smith 25 July 1860 letter to wife

Marcus Smith was an early Railway-Engineer in Canada and his letters relate the Railway life of a Chief Engineer. This is a 2 page letter written in 1860 Hamilton to his wife. Lot 23 in our auction February 16th Saturday #bchistory #railroadhistory

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Marcus Smith 1856 letter to wife

Marcus Smith was an early Railway-Engineer in Canada and his letters relate the Railway life of a Chief Engineer. This is a 12 page letter written in Ontario 1859 to his wife. Lot 26 in our auction February 9th Saturday #bchistory #railroadhistory

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Marcus Smith, early railway-engineer of Canada

Marcus Smith was an early Railway-Engineer in Canada, He became acting Chief Engineer on the Canadian Pacific Railway. “I do not desire any encomiums. I have simply tried to do my work faithfully and well.” His letters and reports appear from the early days of Railway feature in All Nations auctions.

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