Title of Dataset: Historical_Railways_1836_1992
Date of Dataset: 1836 - 1992
Geography covered:  Canada
Nominal Scale:  1:2 000 000
Type of Data:  Vector
Geographic Referencing: Geographic coordinate system: GCS_Clarke_1866
Map Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic
Format: ESRI shape file
Formal Metadata:  Not yet available.
Description of Dataset: Railways from the National Atlas of Canada 1:2 000 000 data set coded by year of construction.
Creator of Dataset: GEORIA Toronto
Method of Creation: Original National Atlas data set linework split and coded according to year of construction and ownership. Work done for Historical Atlas of Canada project.
Status: Complete
Date of Completion/Revision: 30/08/2004
Original Sources for Dataset 

    Title of Original Source:

Historical Railways 1836 - 1992, Historical Atlas of Canada
Original Dataset Description Page  

    External web site


    Copyright Owner:

Historical Atlas of Canada
Permission required to use:


    Proposal to use data form 
Interactive Mapping Page: Not on line.