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  • Advances in harvesting and processing technology resulted in dramatic changes to the Newfoundland and Labrador fisheries.
  • Following the 1992 cod moratorium, Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry shifted from a groundfishery to a shellfishery.
  • Although the main line was itself a signal feat of engineering and political optimism, branch lines were also integral to the Newfoundland railway.
  • The Newfoundland Railway linked not only opened up the western interior of the island, but also provided a link between Newfoundland and Canada
  • The Newfoundland railway impacted the province economically, socially, and politically.
  • The history of the railway: The construction period, the Reid family, the Government of Newfoundland, Canadian National Railways, and TerraTransport.
  • Operations of the Newfoundland railway and the types of equipment that was required.
  • It was anticipated from the first that the railway would transform Newfoundland and it's society as a whole.
  • On the completion of the railway line, there was an attempt to consolidate and expand coastal steamship services in Newfoundland and Labrador...
  • The first telegraph system in Newfoundland was established as part and parcel of a scheme to land a trans-atlantic telegraph cable in Newfoundland.
  • The Newfoundland railway operated for a little over a century. From 1882-97 the trains ran over completed portions of a projected trans-insular line.
  • Reid Descendants--Society--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • Robert Gillespie Reid and his descendants left an imprint on numerous aspects of Newfoundland business, politics and society.
  • Few issues surrounding the Newfoundland Railway attracted as much controversy as the lands grants made under various construction contracts...
  • In 1911 P.T. McGrath wrote of the Reid Newfoundland Company that it was 'the biggest paymaster in the Island, bigger even than the government.'
  • Biography of the patriarch of the Newfoundland Reid family, Robert Gillespie Reid.
  • The first sealing vessels from St. John's sailed to the ice in 1793. Following their successful expedition, the sailing seal fishery expanded rapidly.
  • Throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Newfoundland salt fish industry faced marketing problems.
  • From the arrival of Europeans until the 20th century, Newfoundland was valued mainly for its rich marine resources, especially cod.
  • The first half of the nineteenth century saw changes in the markets for Newfoundland salt fish.