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Surveying the Canadian Pacific

R. M. Rylatt

Surveying the Canadian Pacific

Memoir of a Railroad Pioneer

by R. M. Rylatt

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Published by University of British Columbia Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada - General,
  • Canada - History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9794186M
    ISBN 100774805684
    ISBN 109780774805681
    OCLC/WorldCa36042206

    By Dr. Alex Johnston From to , Lethbridge was the western terminus of a narrow gauge railway between the town and Dunmore Junction on the Canadian Pacific Railway main line near Medicine Hat. The CPR began surveying the region to find the best point to build a standard gauge railway acrossAvailability: In stock.


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