Sunday, November 25, 2007

Total cost to build the Canadian Pacific Railway

From: "Maureen"

What was the total cost to build the Canadian Pacific Railway across Canada in the 1870s?   I have information that the surveying for the railway cost 37 million dollars.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

From: "Lejen Chen"
Subject: Chinese Railroad Workers Experience in Canada

I have just read Paul Yee's Blood and Iron and wanted to make sure you were aware of it. It's an important work that contributes to our greater understanding and respect for the Chinese who built the North American railroads. ...

—Lejen Chen

12/16/2014 12:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

But, a work of fiction that is not about the Central Pacific Railroad.

12/16/2014 12:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

From: "Cherry Gallery"

... Can you direct me to any written information about the large vintage photographs of Canadian scenes that have oak frames inscribed "Canadian Pacific Railway?" I am wondering what dates they were made and where they were used – in railway stations, dining cars, CPR hotels? Also, was their purpose to promote rail travel to Canadian destinations? I would appreciate any relevant information. ...

—Kass Hogan, Cherry Gallery, Damariscotta, ME

1/13/2015 2:46 AM  

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