Sir Henry Thornton 1871 – 1933

Sir Henry Thornton plaque, Halifax -2

Sir Henry Thornton 1871 – 1933

Photographs of Plaque

Halifax Nova Scotia


Located in the CN Railway Station at the south end of Hollis Street, in Halifax

GPS location: 44°38’22″N 63°34’06″W

Sir Henry Thornton plaque, Halifax
Railway station, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Photographed 4 January 2006

Sir Henry Thornton plaque, Halifax
Sir Henry Thornton

K.B.E.: Knight of the British Empire
Photographed 28 November 2002

Sir Henry Thornton plaque, Halifax

Photographed 4 January 2006


Sir Henry Thornton
brief biography, Canadian Railway Hall of Fame
http://www.railfame.ca/sec_ind/leaders/en_2002_ThonrntonH.asp


The Tragedy of Sir Henry Thornton

http://www.broadcasting-history.ca/networks/networks_CNR11.html


Canada’s First Network: CNR Radio

http://www.broadcasting-history.ca/networks/networks_CNR.html


Sir Henry’s Network Spans Canada

http://www.broadcasting-history.ca/networks/networks_CNR6b.html


Sir Henry Thornton: speech before the Empire Club of Canada, Toronto

11 December 1922
http://speeches.empireclub.org/61874/data?n=1


Setting the Pace, 1923-1929
Canadian National Railways history
http://www.cn.ca/companyinfo/history/en_AboutSettingthepace19231929.htm

Amalgamation: Formation of the CNR
http://cnpensionersindex.homestead.com/Amalgamation.html

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