Archibald, P.S. (engineer) and D. Pottinger (chief superintendent)
Title Intercolonial Railway, Maintenance of Way Department, Rules and Instructions for the Government of Trackmen
Binding Flexible Cloth
Book Condition Good
Size Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75"
Publisher Moncton Intercolonial Railway (printed at the Times Office) 1881
Seller ID 016618
Lays down the obligations for trackmen in the employ of the Intercolonial Railway in the late 19th century. 26 pages, fold-out diagram at rear. Light cover soil, moderate edgewear, left half of tipped-on title band torn from front cover, mild tanning, five words of two lines on page 14 lined out w/red ink (indicating a change in responsibilities. The words are "AND PLATFORMS" in the title SIDE TRACKS AND PLATFORMS IN GOOD ORDER, and "the Platforms and" in the body of obligation 27, which reads, in full, "27.--All Side Tracks must be maintained in good order, and the Platforms and Station Grounds shall always present a cleanly appearance.--An untidy Section will be considered as evidence of an incompetent foreman.") Internally tight. A scarce piece of railroadiana.