Nova Scotia's Electric Flotsam

Specializing in Nova Scotia history

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Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada





 Nova Scotia Quotations
            http://ns1758.ca/quote/quotes.html


 The period 2012-2014 is the 200th anniversary of the 
War of 1812 1812-1814
Includes important events in Nova Scotia,
New England and Newfoundland.

 History of Automobiles in Nova Scotia
A history, mostly excerpts from contemporary sources, of the early days of automobiles in Nova Scotia: The first few autos, speed limits, laws relating to autos, highway conditions, the ways people reacted to the new machines, etc.
            http://ns1758.ca/auto/automobiles.html


 History of Electric Companies in Nova Scotia
How many separate public utility companies have operated electricity generating and/or distribution systems in Nova Scotia?  100?  200?  Here's a list, from the Acadia Electric Light Co. Ltd. to the Zwicker Electric Power Co. Ltd.
            http://ns1758.ca/electric/electric.html


 History of Railway Companies in Nova Scotia
This is a history of all railway companies in Nova Scotia.  How many have there been?  20?  50?  100?  Here's a list, from the Amherst Street Railway, to the Great American & European Short Line Railway, to the Yarmouth & Digby Electric Railway.
            http://ns1758.ca/rail/railways.html

Photographs of the Moose River railway bridge
       http://newscot1398.net/rail/dar-bridge-mooseriv.html

Photographs of the Bear River railway bridge
       http://ns1758.ca/rail/dar-bridge-bearriv.html

Photographs of the Sissiboo River railway bridge
       http://ns1758.ca/rail/dar-bridge-sissiboo.html

Photographs of the Kentville Roundhouse
A major heritage building, the last remaining railway roundhouse in Nova Scotia, demolished by the Town of Kentville on 9 July 2007.
            http://ns1763.ca/rail/kenround.html

 Hank Snow Hits
            http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory82.html#hank-snow-hits


Seven Years War 1754-1763
 The period 2004-2013 is the 250th anniversary of the 
Seven Years War, a.k.a. the French and Indian War.
Includes important events in Nova Scotia.

 Nova Scotia's Electric Gleaner another website specializing in Nova Scotia history
        http://ns1758.ca/index.html

Nova Scotia's Electric Scrapbook and another
        http://ns1763.ca/index.html

Planter 2010 Celebration and another
        http://planter2010.ca/index.html

Nova Scotia's Electric Garrett and another
        http://marconi100.ca/index.html

Nova Scotia's Electric Attic and another
        http://newscot1398.net/index.html

 Military Memorials in Nova Scotia
            http://ns1763.ca/remem/military-memorials.html


 Nova Scotia History: Chapter One
            http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory01.html


 The Halifax Military Lands Board: Civil-Military Relations and the Development of Halifax as a Strategic Defended Port, 1905-1928
Canada's most important contribution to the naval defence of the British Empire during the First World War was the fortified port of Halifax... The story of the little-known Halifax Military Lands Board, organized by the military but chaired at their invitation by a senior civil servant, sheds new light on the struggle by army officers to bring order and professionalism to the development of the garrison...
            http://www.cnrs-scrn.org/northern_mariner/vol12/tnm_12_2_45-68.pdf


 Timeline of the First Thirty Years of Radio
            http://ns1763.ca/radio30/radio-first-30yrs.html


 Marconi Wireless Telegraph in Nova Scotia
            http://ns1763.ca/radio30/marconi-novascotia.html


 Marconi's Three Transatlantic Radio Stations in Cape Breton
            http://ns1763.ca/marconi100/marconi1.html


Cape Breton Marconi Centennial
contemporary clippings

 Interior Description...Operator's Room...Marconi Wireless
Sydney Daily Post, 16 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-sydpost19071016.html


 Trans-Atlantic Wireless Today
Halifax Morning Chronicle, 17 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-chronicle19071017.html


 Wireless Message Across the Atlantic
Halifax Morning Chronicle, 18 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-chronicle19071018.html


 Marconi...Sent 10,000 Across the Atlantic
Halifax Herald 18 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-herald19071018.html


 Wireless Joins Two Worlds
New York The New York Times, 18 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-nytimes19071018.html


 Wireless from King Edward
Halifax Morning Chronicle, 19 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-chronicle19071019.html


 Congratulations for Marconi
Halifax Morning Chronicle, 21 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-chronicle19071021.html


 Marconi's Achievement
Halifax Morning Chronicle, 21 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-chronicle19071021m.html


 Wireless Station in Constant Operation
Halifax Morning Chronicle, 24 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-chronicle19071024.html


 Post Reporter Sent Message to Clifden...Short Answer
Sydney Daily Post, 23 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-sydpost19071023.html


 Second Test of the Marconi Over-Ocean Wireless System...
Sydney Daily Post, 24 Oct 1907
            http://marconi100.ca/clip/marconi-sydpost19071024.html


 Cape Breton Wireless Heritage Society
            http://cbwireless.ednet.ns.ca/index.html


 Cape Breton Marconi Centennial
            http://cbwireless.ednet.ns.ca/cbwirelessp4.html


 The 1901 Transatlantic Radio Experiment Marconi in Newfoundland
            http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/henry.bradford/marconi-newf.html


 Cunard's High-Speed Stage Coach Line between Halifax and Pictou, 1842
            http://ns1758.ca/cunard/cunard01.html


 Oldest Newspaper in Canada
            http://newscotland1398.ca/99/news01.html


 For a Canadian Wikipedia
            http://participanthistorian.blogspot.com/2006/11/for-canadian-wikipedia.html


 The 1849 Nova Scotia Pony Express
            http://ns1763.ca/ponyexpress/ponyexdx.html

1849 Nova Scotia Pony Express Monument Victoria Beach
            http://ns1763.ca/annapco/ponyexmon.html


 Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
            http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html

Robert Borden Monument The monument in Grand Pre, Nova Scotia, with a plaque commemorating Robert Laird Borden, Prime Minister of Canada 1911-1920
            http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/borden_rl.html

Abraham Gesner Monument Chipman Corner
            http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/gesnermem.html

Memorial: Commonwealth Air Training Program, 1939-1945 Middleton
            http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bcatpww2.htm

Deadman's Island Northwest Arm, Halifax
            http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/deadmansnd.html

Sir William Alexander monument Victoria Park, Halifax
            http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/alexwill.html



Advertisement: Negro Man, for Nova Scotia
Ad in New York newspaper, July 1783
For sale: Negro Man, for Nova Scotia

Enlarged view



Advertisement: Land for Sale in Nova Scotia
Ad in New York newspaper, July 1783
Land for Sale in Nova Scotia

Enlarged view

 Canning, Nova Scotia
            http://canningnovascotia.ca/index.html

Canning Water Rate Increase Application
            http://newscotland1398.ca/cwu/cannwater.html

 Fieldwood Heritage Society Canning
            http://fieldwoodhs.ednet.ns.ca/index.html


 Nova Scotia Railway Heritage Society
            http://novascotiarailwayheritage.com/


 Train to New Minas 15 June 2007
            http://ns1763.ca/rail/whr-minas-june15.html


 1849: Communications between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick
A hundred clippings, originally published in 1849, describing the movement of information between these two then-independent colonies.
            http://ns1763.ca/tele/nb1849.html


 History of Telephone Companies in Nova Scotia
In December 1924, there were 279 telephone utility companies operating telephone systems in various parts of Nova Scotia, according to the 1924 Annual Report of the Nova Scotia Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities.
            http://ns1758.ca/tele/telephone.html





History of Nova Scotia
with special attention given to Communications and Transportation
  1. Nova Scotia History, Before 31 December 1699
  2. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1700 to Dec 1769
  3. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1770 to Dec 1775
  4. Nova Scotia History, 1776 Jan to Dec
  5. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1777 to Dec 1779
  6. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1780 to Dec 1819
  7. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1820 to Dec 1839
  8. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1840 to Dec 1849
  9. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1850 to Dec 1859
  10. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1860 to Dec 1869
  11. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1870 to Dec 1879
  12. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1880 to Dec 1889
  13. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1890 to Dec 1893
  14. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1894 to Dec 1899
  15. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1900 to Dec 1904
  16. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1905 to Dec 1909
  17. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1910 to Dec 1919
  18. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1920 to Dec 1939
  19. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1940 to Dec 1949
  20. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1950 to Dec 1959
  21. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1960 to Dec 1969
  22. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1970 to Dec 1979
  23. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1980 to Dec 1989
  24. Nova Scotia History, Jan 1990 to Dec 1993
  25. Nova Scotia History, 1994 Jan to Dec
  26. Nova Scotia History, 1995 Jan to Dec
  27. Nova Scotia History, 1996 Jan to Dec
  28. Nova Scotia History, 1997 January - June
  29. Nova Scotia History, 1997 July - September
  30. Nova Scotia History, 1997 October - November
  31. Nova Scotia History, 1997 December
  32. Nova Scotia History, 1998 January
  33. Nova Scotia History, 1998 February
  34. Nova Scotia History, 1998 March
  35. Nova Scotia History, 1998 April
  36. Nova Scotia History, 1998 May
  37. Nova Scotia History, 1998 June
  38. Nova Scotia History, 1998 July
  39. Nova Scotia History, 1998 August
  40. Nova Scotia History, 1998 September - October
  41. Nova Scotia History, 1998 November - December
  42. Nova Scotia History, 1999 January - March
  43. Nova Scotia History, 1999 April - June
  44. Nova Scotia History, 1999 July - August
  45. Nova Scotia History, 1999 September
  46. Nova Scotia History, 1999 October
  47. Nova Scotia History, 1999 November
  48. Nova Scotia History, 1999 December 1-15
  49. Nova Scotia History, 1999 December 16-31
  50. Nova Scotia History, 2000 January 1-15
  51. Nova Scotia History, 2000 January 16-31
  52. Nova Scotia History, 2000 February 1-15
  53. Nova Scotia History, 2000 February 16-28
  54. Nova Scotia History, 2000 March 1-19
  55. Nova Scotia History, 2000 March 20-31
  56. Nova Scotia History, 2000 April 1-14
  57. Nova Scotia History, 2000 April 15-30
  58. Nova Scotia History, 2000 May 1-9
  59. Nova Scotia History, 2000 May 10-31
  60. Nova Scotia History, 2000 June 1-15
  61. Nova Scotia History, 2000 June 16-30
  62. Nova Scotia History, 2000 July 1-18
  63. Nova Scotia History, 2000 July 19-31
  64. Nova Scotia History, 2000 August 1-5
  65. Nova Scotia History, 2000 August 6-31
  66. Nova Scotia History, 2000 September 1-12
  67. Nova Scotia History, 2000 September 13-30
  68. Nova Scotia History, 2000 October 1-21
  69. Nova Scotia History, 2000 October 22-31
  70. Nova Scotia History, 2000 November 1-12
  71. Nova Scotia History, 2000 November 13-19
  72. Nova Scotia History, 2000 November 20-30
  73. Nova Scotia History, 2000 December 1-19
  74. Nova Scotia History, 2000 December 20-31
  75. Nova Scotia History, 2001 January 1-21
  76. Nova Scotia History, 2001 January 22-31
  77. Nova Scotia History, 2001 February
  78. Nova Scotia History, 2001 March
  79. Nova Scotia History, 2001 April - December
  80. Nova Scotia History, 2002 January - 2003 December
  81. Nova Scotia History, 2004 January - 2005 December
  82. Nova Scotia History, 2006 January onward

Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1805
Richard John Uniacke
title page  
page 1   page 2   page 3   page 4
page 5   page 6   page 7   page 8

 Energy Consumption Computer in Sleep Mode vs. SUV
            http://ns1758.ca/energy/energy20080307.html

 Google's Directory of Nova Scotia County websites
            http://directory.google.com/Top/Regional/North_America/Canada/Nova_Scotia/Counties/

 Orders in Council Nova Scotia, December 1955

 Anti-Confederation Petition from Nova Scotia, 16 June 1868 House of Commons, London

 Anti-Confederation Petition from Nova Scotia, 6 July 1868 House of Lords, London

 Passenger Act 1842

 Controversy: Renaming Cornwallis Junior High

 Map of Nova Scotia the best on-line map of Nova Scotia that I know of

 Historical Errors in The Dominion Institute's Great Questions series
            http://ns1763.ca/dominion.html

 Spring Equinox dates and times of day, for a thousand years
            http://ns1763.ca/equinox/eqindex.html

 Montcalm and Wolfe by Francis Parkman
            http://ns1758.ca/parkman/14517_montcalm_and_wolfe.html

 Connecting Canadians A Study of the CAP Community Access Program
            http://ns1758.ca/connect-canadians.html

 The John Gorham Controversy, 1998
            http://newscotland1398.ca/99/gorhamj.html

 Slave auction advertisement, Nova Scotia 3 Nov. 1760

 Runaway Slave advertisement, Nova Scotia 1 Sep. 1772

 Planters 2010 – 250th Anniversary in Nova Scotia

 Planter 2010 Celebration in Nova Scotia


 Westray Mine Disaster, 9 May 1992
    http://newscotland1398.ca/westray/wraymenu.html


Fifty Westray Clippings
    http://newscotland1398.ca/westray/wraymenu.html#50clips


 Swissair Flight 111, 2 September 1998
    http://ns1763.ca/lunenco/swissbaysw.html





The Wayback Machine has archived copies
of early versions of this website:
Nova Scotia Stuff, 3116


This site, /Athens/3116/, was "staked out" 7 February 1996,
and the first page file was uploaded to this site
at 3:35pm AST on 8 February 1996.

At that time, GeoCities had about 28,000 homesteaders.
On 18 March 1998, GeoCities had 1,700,000 homesteaders.

As of April 1998, this website
is among the oldest 2% of GeoCities homesteads.

This site has been operated continuously, from 1996, by the same webmaster
and hosted continuously by the same company. The original 1996 URL was
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/3116/index.html.
In 1999, when Yahoo Incorporated bought GeoCities, it became
http://geocities.yahoo.com/Athens/3116/index.html
In June 2002, the URL was changed to
http://www.newscotland1398.net/index.html.
In January 2011, the URL was changed to
http://www.newscotland1398.ca/index.html.

Archived: 2001 April 19
http://web.archive.org/web/20010419021436/http:/www.geocities.com/athens/3116/index.html

Archived: 2001 August 04
http://web.archive.org/web/20010804062445/http://www.geocities.com/athens/3116/index.html

Archived: 2001 November 19
http://web.archive.org/web/20011119081031/http://www.geocities.com/athens/3116/index.html

Archived: 2002 February 10
http://web.archive.org/web/20020210143858/www.geocities.com/newscotland1398/dominion.html

Archived: 2002 February 03
http://web.archive.org/web/20020203155726/www.geocities.com/athens/3116/index.html

Archived: 2002 February 18
http://web.archive.org/web/20020218111204/www.geocities.com/newscotland1398/westrayinquiry/950003index.html

Archived: 2002 March 10
http://web.archive.org/web/20020310215421/www.geocities.com/newscotland1398/index.html

Archived: 2002 April 21
http://web.archive.org/web/20020421155652/www.geocities.com/newscotland1398/ponyexpress/ponyex19.html

Archived: 2002 August 25
http://web.archive.org/web/20020825161528/http://www.newscotland1398.net/index.html

Archived: 2002 October 01
http://web.archive.org/web/20021001200937/www.newscotland1398.net/index.html

Archived: 2003 February 28
http://web.archive.org/web/20030228061906/http://www.newscotland1398.net/index.html

Archived: 2003 September 29
http://web.archive.org/web/20030929045017/http://www.newscotland1398.net/

Archived: 2004 June 03
http://web.archive.org/web/20040603043418/www.newscotland1398.net/index.html

Archived: 2004 December 13
http://web.archive.org/web/20041213064954/http://www.newscotland1398.net/index.html

Archived: 2005 March 10
http://web.archive.org/web/20050310091007/http://www.newscotland1398.net/

Archived: 2005 October 26
http://web.archive.org/web/20051026113954/http://www.newscotland1398.net/

Archived: 2006 February 04
http://web.archive.org/web/20060204231040/http://newscotland1398.net/

Archived: 2006 April 02
http://web.archive.org/web/20060402211754/http://newscotland1398.net/

Archived: 2011 February 24
http://web.archive.org/web/20110224174542/http://newscotland1398.ca/index.html

Archived: 2012 August 12
http://web.archive.org/web/20120812203756/http://newscotland1398.ca/index.html

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This is the date and time the site was archived.







Ivan Smith
PO Box 121, 9847 Main Street
Canning, Nova Scotia  B0P 1H0, Canada
902-582-1321



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First uploaded to the WWW:   2011 January 13
Latest update:   2013 August 19