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In 1917, the first ice breaking car ferry on Prince Edward Island began travelling from Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick to Borden, P.E.I. Trains would arrive at Cape Tormentine with cargo bound for the Island. Here, the cargo is a new batch of Model T automobiles, fresh off the line. When the ferries began carrying railway cars, the Island had to begin switching its tracks from narrow gauge (3' 6") to standard gauge (4' 8") to be compatible with the mainland lines. (Lowell Huestis)