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Dominion government telegraph service, 1907

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Dominion government telegraph service, 1907
  Year of construction Miles of lines, land lines Miles of lines, cables1 Offices Messages sent
  number
Newfoundland          
Port au Basque to Cape Ray 1883 14.00 - 2 -
Nova Scotia          
North Sydney to Meat Cove (with loops) 1880 to 1902 167.25 - 182 9,7762
Across Bras d'Or Channel 1880 - 0.50 * *
Across St. Anns Harbour 1887 - 0.25 * *
Across Ingonish Harbour 1887 - 0.25 * *
Big Bras d'Or to Kempt Head 1904 20.00 - 3 *
Meat Cove to St. Pauls Island 1890 - 20.00 1 *
On St. Pauls Island 1890 3.00 - * *
Mabou to Meat Cove 1887 to 1900 109.00 - 9 *
Barrington to Cape Sable 1883 16.00   leased *
Across Bear Point Channel 1883 - 1.50 leased *
Across Lighthouse Channel 1883 - 0.25 leased *
Mabou to Port Hawkesbury 1903 41.75 - 162 *
Port Hawkesbury to St. Peters 1903 32.00 - * *
St. Peters to Main-à-Dieu 1904 84.25 - * *
Main-à-Dieu to Scatarie 1902 - 1.75 * *
On Scatarie Island 1904 7.25 - * *
Gabarous to North Sydney 1904 35.50 - * *
Little Bras d'Or to Kempt Head 1905 36.00 - 132 *
North Sydney to Eskasoni 1905 37.50 - * *
New Brunswick          
Chatham to Escuminac 1885 42.00 - 6 752
Bay of Fundy system          
  Eastport to Campobello 1880 - 1.75 102 2,4682
  On mainland Eastport 1880 0.50 - * *
  On Campobello Island 1880 7.50 - * *
  Campobello to Grand Manan 1880 - 7.25 * *
  On Grand Manan Island 1880 25.25 - * *
  Grand Manan to Cheneys Island 1890 - 0.50 * *
  On Cheneys Island 1890 0.75 - * *
  Cheneys island to Whitehead Island 1890 - 0.75 * *
  Partridge Island to Fort Dufferin 1900 - 0.75 - -
Quebec          
Bay St. Paul to Chicoutimi 1881 to 1904 98.00 - 6 2,0002
St. Alexis to St. Catharines Bay 1904 78.00 - 5 *
Murray Bay to S. Agnes 1904 14.50 - 2 *
Bay St. Paul to Petit River 1904 13.00 - 1 *
Chicoutimi to St. Charles 1903 37.00 - 102 15,2682
St. Anne to Lac Claire 1903 15.00 - * *
St. Anne to St. Fulgence 1903 9.00 - * *
St. Fulgence to Sacré Coeur 1905 57.50 - 4 *
Murray Bay to St. Catharines Bay (2nd wire) 1904 44.75 - - *
St. Alexis to Chicoutimi (2nd wire) 1905 14.50 - - *
North Shore line          
  Murray Bay to Chateau Bay 1881 to 1901 1,028.50 - 662 *
  Across Saguenay River 1883 - 1.25 * *
  Bersimis to Manicouagan 1883 - 12.00 * *
  Manicouagan to Godbout 1883 - 26.00 * *
  Chateau Bay to Belle Isle 1901 - 22.25 * *
  Bersimis to Godbout (alternative line) 1904 to 1905 80.00 - - *
Quarantine system          
  Quebec to L'Ange Gardien 1885 13.00 - 82 1,8882
  L'Ange Gardien to Orleans Island 1885 - 0.75 * *
  On Orleans Island 1885 29.25 - * *
  Orleans Island to Isle Reaux 1889 - 2.00 * *
  On Isle Reaux 1889 2.50 - * *
  Isle Reaux to Grosse Isle 1889 - 2.00 * *
  On Grosse Isle (all told) 1885 to 1894 3.25 - * *
  St. Jean to St. Famille (loop) 1904 5.50 - 1 *
  St. Francois to Baie St. Paul 1906 - 30.00 - *
  Crane island to Montmagny 1905 - 3.50 - *
Anticosti system          
  Gaspé to L'Anse à Fougère 1881 28.00 - 92 7882
  L'Anse à Fougère to Anticosti 1881 - 44.25 * *
  On Anticosti Island 1881to 1890 223.25 - * *
  Anticosti to Long point, Mingan 1890 - 21.00 * *
Magdalen Island system          
  Meat Cove, C.B. to Magdalen Islands 1880 - 55.00 132 2,2012
  On Magdalen Islands 1881to 1902 83.50 0.50 * *
  Grosse Isle to Bryon Island 1902 - 11.00 * *
  Bryon Island to Anticosti 1902 - 93.00 * *
  On Bryon Island (loop) 1903 1.00 - * *
  House Harbour to Pointe Basse (loop) 1902 4.00 - * *
  Pointe Basse to South Beach (loop) 1905 3.00 - * *
Ontario          
Pelee Island system          
  Leamington to Point Pelee 1889 12.00 - 102 1,2172
  Leamington dock to Pelee Island 1901 - 17.00 * *
  On Pelee Island 1889 to 1900 13.50 - * *
Northwest Provinces          
Qu'Appelle to Edmonton 1883 625.00 - 16 17,7822
Moosejaw to Wood Mountain 1885 90.50 - 2 *
Wood Mountain to Willow Bunch 1904 38.00 - 52 *
Edmonton to lndian agency and Stony Plain 1904 24.00 - * *
Edmonton to Athabaska Landing 1904 98.00 - * *
Duck Lake to Batoche 1902 9.00 - 32 *
Duck Lake to Indian agency 1902 3.50 - * *
Edmonton to St. Albert 1887 9.00 - 32 *
St. Albert to Qui Barre and Alexandria 1902 27.00 - * *
Lloydminister (loop) near Pitt 1904 22.00 - 1 *
Victoria to Andrew and Whitford 1904 to 1905 11.50 - 2 *
Qu'Appelle to Lipton (loop) 1906 11.00 - 1 -
British Columbia          
Victoria to Cape Beale 1891 118.00 - 6 1,602
Nanaimo to Comox 1893 81.00 - 10 9,4382
Parksville to Alberni 1895 29.50 - 22 *
Alberni to Cape Beale 1899 57.00 - * *
Alberni to Clayoquot 1902 96.75 - 9 913
Kamloops to Lower Nicola 1899 67.00 - 322 1,050
Lower Nicola to Penticton 1905 168.00 - * 4,500
Vernon to Kilowna 1905 35.00 - * 750
Golden to Windermere 1901 to 1902 92.00 - 4 1,566
Kilowna to Penticton 1906 45.00 1.50 - -
Duncan station to Salt Spring Island and extension 1902 to 1904 24.00 0.75 5 372
Yukon          
Ashcroft to Dawson and Boundary 1899 to 1901 1,845.00 - - -
Hazleton to Port Simpson and Aberdeen 1901 to 1902 202.50 - 682 31,8562
Tagish to Cariboo Crossing 1901 18.00 - * *
150 Mile station to Quesnelle forks 1902 64.00 - * *
Ashcroft to Lillooet 1896 62.00 - * *
Quesnelle to Barkerville 1887 61.00 - * *
Ashcroft to Quesnelle (local wire) 1878 to 1887 215.00 - - -
Total to March 31, 1907 - 6,840.25 379.25 382 104,187
Source: Statistics Canada, The Canada Year Book 1907.