How much coal have the National railways purchased from: (a) United States companies; (b) Canadian companies during each of the years 1922-23-24?
Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:
1922 1923 1924Net tons Net tons Net tons(a) 2,955,464 5,432,170 3,204,728(b) 2,546,735 3,231,897 2,136,311
The quantities of coal shown as having been purchased from United States companies include the following tonnage of coal taken from the Rail and River Coal Company's mines at Belaire, Ohio, which are owned by the Canadian National Railways: 1922, 793,311 tons; 1923, 1,397,991 tons; 1924, 1,266,253 tons. These figures also include approximately one million tons of United States coal purchased yearly from United States companies for use on our United States lines, such as, Grand Trunk Western, Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific, Portland-Island Pond division, Rouses Point and Fort Covington.
Subtopic: CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL