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File - - Canadian Pacific Railway : first train, 1887

[A group of pioneers at the Heatley Avenue Station for the arrival of C.P.R. locomotive No. 374] [An unidentified pioneer at the Heatley Avenue Station for the arrival of C.P.R. locomotive No. 374]

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Canadian Pacific Railway : first train, 1887

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  • 1887 - 1945 ; reproduced [1945?] (Creation)

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1 album (84 photographs) : silver gelatin prints ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller

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File is a commemorative album compiled to mark a celebration of the first train to Vancouver and the return of locomotive 374 to Vancouver. The celebration took place on August 22, 1945. The album depicts the arrival of the first train in Vancouver as well as photographs taken of the celebration itself. Album contains some copy photographs and photographic reproductions of maps, as well as textual records and other memorabilia.

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Compiled by Major J.S. Matthews for the City of Vancouver Archives.


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  • Box: 173-A-03 Album A-1