Scope and content
File consists of research material regarding the early days Canadian Pacific Railway between 1880 and 1900. Predominantly consists of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following articles: "Bridging the Fraser at Cisco, 1882-1884" by Meridew; "Railway Tales from the Inland Sentinel" by Meridew; "Building the CPR through Agassiz and Port Hammond" by Meridew; "A Man with Connections: John A. Mara and the CPR" by Meridew; "Canada's Transcontinental Passenger Trains, 1886 and 1978" by Angus; "Pacific Division Sections from Abbott to Marpole, 1886-1909" by Meridew; "William Cornelius Van Horne" by Elson; "Coal Comes to Mountain Mainline" by Meridew; "Laying the Foundation" by D. Smith; and "C.P.'s Last Spike--100 Years Less Three Months, Later" by D. Johnson.