Great Early Railways of the CanadIan West

Great Early Railways of the CanadIan West
Author : Graeme Pole
Publisher : Canmore, Alta : Altitude Pub. Canada
Total Pages : 144
Release : 2006-01
ISBN 10 : 1554390621
ISBN 13 : 9781554390625
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Great Early Railways of the CanadIan West Book Description:

The construction of the first three great railways of the Canadian West - the Canadian Pacific, the Grand Trunk Pacific, and the Canadian Northern - rank among the greatest political and financial gambles in this country's history. The enterprises helped to stitch the country together physically, while threatening to tear it apart politically.


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