Tag Archives: CPR

it’s in the book

Toronto. I got an email the other day from George Dunbar. George writes, “I’m attaching just two of the hundreds of photographs and illustrations from a wonderful 700 page book on the history of Canada. “‘TheMuseum Called Canada, 25 Rooms … Continue reading

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spiking it

Toronto. When I was in high school , I enjoyed playing volleyball and (briefly) announcing.  It is fitting that on the last year of the day we feature an historical event – placing ‘the last spike’ on the CPR line … Continue reading

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Heckman’s Canadian Pacific: A Photographic Journey

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, January 20, 2016 Ralph Beaumont: Heckman’s Canadian Pacific  Author Ralph Beaumont takes us on a photographic journey into the visual history of this country’s first transcontinental railroad, in his new book on the CPR’s pioneering photographer. From … Continue reading

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