Since its founding in 1881, Canadian Pacific has made an indelible mark on the lives of people across the country. Most commonly asscotiated with its iconic railway, and its height CPR also ran hotels, steamships, and an airline. In addition, it had myriad involvements in immigration, irrigation, resource development, the military, and international trade. Railway Nation is a fascinating compilation of more than sixty thrilling and historically significant stories based on colourful anecdotes and archival sources dating back to CPR's golden era. This lively, nuanced portrait of an iconic company is essential reading for Canadian history buffs.
Railway Nation: Tales of Canadian Pacific - the World's Greatest Travel System
David Laurence Jones