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Across Canada in fifteen minutes

Travelogue. Travel film of sights from a train trip across Canada, including footage of Nova Scotia, St. John, St Andrew's, Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Georgian Bay, a Great Lakes steamboat, Fort William, Kenora, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Bassano Dam, Calgary, Edmonton, Banff, and Lake Louise. B.C. footage includes: the Spiral Tunnels at Field (with train passing through); Field; open-topped railway observation car with sightseeing passengers; Glacier; Mt. Sir Donald; Albert Canyon; train en route in Fraser Canyon; Vancouver (street scenes, Hotel Vancouver, Stanley Park, English Bay bathers); CPR steamers en route to and at Victoria; Legislative Buildings; Empress Hotel.

Canadian Pacific Railway (C.P.R.) photographs

Series consists of 545 photographs of the Canadian Pacific Railway (C.P.R.), thought to be taken by Richard or Hannah Maynard. In 1880-1881, Richard Maynard was hired to document the construction of the C.P.R. but photos within this series may have been taken at later dates or by other photographers. Images depict trains ("rolling stock"); views of locations along the construction route, including rivers, bridges, and mountains; tracks and construction in progress; wrecks following accidents; snowsheds; and portraits of workers.

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Letters from Thomas Scattergood to his son

The file consists of letters written by Thomas Scattergood to his son Alfred in Philadelphia, written from Glacier and Field August 5-21, 1900. Scattergood describes the family's journey from Alaska to Victoria by steamer, and from Victoria to Glacier by Canadian Pacific steamer and rail, and their activities while staying at Glacier House and Mount Stephen House.

People in landscape : Swiss guide

SUMMARY: This special program was broadcast separately from the season's regular "People in Landscape" sub-series. In the program, Edward Feuz recalls some of his experiences as a mountain-climbing guide for the CPR in the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains.

Three British Columbia postcards

The file consists of 3 coloured postcards showing the following scenes: Mount Stephen House, Field, B.C.; Glacier Hotel from track, Glacier, B.C., Canada, on line of C.P.R.; and Down Cascade CaƱon, Cascade City, B.C. [J-01260], Canadian Pacific Railway. They were printed by various publishers between 1900 and 1914.