|Author||: Graeme Pole|
|Publisher||: Canmore, Alta : Altitude Pub. Canada|
|Total Pages||: 144|
|ISBN 10||: 1554390621|
|ISBN 13||: 9781554390625|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
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.