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Across Canada

A "Descriptive Time Table of the Tour of General His Imperial Highness Prince Fushimi, G.C.B. Across Canada by the Canadian Pacific Railway 1907". In a bound journal including some photos.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Canadian Pacific Railway

Subseries consists of records related to the Canadian Pacific Railway, including records pertaining to the construction of the railway which was completed at Craigellachie, B.C. in 1885, four years behind schedule. Other records in this subseries pertain to trains, railway operations and station business, railway tourism, and settlement activities led by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in Western Canada. Records in this subseries relate both to those travelling on the C.P.R. as well as those who worked on it, and include notable items such as and a blueprint book of Canadian Pacific Railway Standard Plans, 1908, and engineer-in-chief Sandford Fleming's "Report on Surveys and Preliminary Operations on the Canadian Pacific Railway up to January 1877."

These records include monographs about railway history, pamphlets, contracts, forms, memoranda, reports, receipts and invoices, ledgers and cash books, budget summaries, maps, technical drawings, blueprints, employee handbooks, technical manuals, newsletters, train timetables and fares, land titles, stock certificates, photographs and photograph albums, posters and broadsides, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, postcards, diaries, menus, tickets, correspondence, ephemera, and artefacts, including a slice of the Last Spike railroad track.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Series consists of records related to the operations of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, which was incorporated in 1881. The Chung Collection contains a wealth of unique materials related to the Canadian Pacific Railway Company and details its extensive operations ranging from the construction of the transcontinental railway to the development of new divisions to the experiences of travellers on C.P.R. ships, trains, and planes. The records in this series include photographs, historical documents, books, maps, pamphlets, and artefacts, and include a number of very rare items such as Alfred Waddington's "Overland Route through British North America" (1868).

This series has been arranged into eight subseries: the Canadian Pacific Railway, C.P.R. Steamships, Travel and Tourism with the C.P.R., the British Columbia Coast Steamship Service, Artwork and images of the C.P.R., C.P.R. artefacts, Working for the C.P.R., and the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Company.

Canadian Pacific Railway timetables

Pamphlet-form timetables for passenger trains produced by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company for 26 Apr. 1970, 25 Oct. 1970 (two copies), 25 Apr. 1971, 30 Apr. 1972 (two copies), 26 Oct. 1969 - 25 Apr. 1970, 28 Apr. - 26 Oct. 1972, and 28 Apr. - 26 Oct. 1974. File also includes smaller timetables for the CP Rail between Victoria, Nanaimo and Courtenay, effective 25 Apr. 1971 and the second timetable effective 25 Oct. 1970. These timetables also include timetables for ship service between Vancouver-Nanaimo, Victoria-Seattle and Victoria-Port Angeles.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

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