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The Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the ceremoni...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
The Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the ceremonial final spike driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) at Craigellachie, British Columbia at 9:22 am on November 7, 1885. It was driven in by CPR railroad financier Donald Smith, marking the end of a saga of natural disasters, financial crises, and even rebellion that plagued Canada's first transcontinental railroad from its beginning.
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Another spike in Sir John A. Macdonald

Toronto Star - 29 Aug 2018
Beware the dominoes of toppling statues, Aug. 28. This article refers to Sir John A. Macdonald as “the prime minister who drove the last spike on the old Canadian Pacific Railway that bound British Columbia to the rest of the country.” Sir John A ...
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Beware the dominoes from toppling statues

Toronto Star - 27 Aug 2018
Thus did Ford cheerfully drive a wedge of his own over the prime minister who drove the last spike on the old Canadian Pacific Railway that bound British Columbia to the rest of the country. Another lesson in the power of history to impinge on the present.
last spike (canadian pacific railway)

Letters to the editor Sept. 8, 2018

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 08 Sep 2018
The people of British Columbia agreed to join Canada. The Canadian Pacific Railway was completed in 1885. At a special ceremony, Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald placed the last spike. This was at the town of Craigellachie, B.C. There is a ...
last spike (canadian pacific railway)

Rocky Mountaineer: Grand Rail Circle + Alaska Cruise

Starts at 60 - 13 Sep 2018
Todays highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies.
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Top US port gateways expand share of Asian imports

JOC.com - 31 Aug 2018
Due to their strategic locations serving coastal and inland population centers, Los Angeles-Long Beach, New York-New Jersey, Savannah, and Seattle-Tacomaare attracting a larger share of US imports from Asia, although competing ports in their regions ...
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The Best Art Shows & Events in Seattle: Fall 2018

TheStranger.com - 13 Sep 2018
Take refuge from fall's cooler temperatures inside a museum or art gallery, where you can see everything from international artists addressing themes of healing and self-care to a photography show about space and time to centuries-old Viking artifacts ...
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HAPHAZARD HISTORY: Lady Agnes MacDonald's train trip west

Williams Lake Tribune - 01 Aug 2018
This article has nothing to do with the gold rush, or with Williams Lake, but it is an unusual piece of Canadian history which deserves to be retold. In 1885, the last spike was hammered into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, and for the ...
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BC municipal election 2018: Salmon Arm

Globalnews.ca - 29 Jun 2018
But a community would develop in earnest following the laying of the last spike in Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie in 1885. Settlers would use farmland for dairy, and grow berries on the area's benches. Salmon Arm would become a municipality ...
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Canadian Pacific

Progressive Rail Roading - 10 Feb 2018
CREATE update: Briefing, tour tout progress of effort to unclog Chicago's rail network Bargain hunters: Canadian Pacific, two unions bag mutually beneficial pacts Class I railroads continue the longer-train trend C&S Spending Report 2018: Freight ...
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Golden Spike Days Festival Lineup

604 Now (blog) - 18 Jun 2018
Location: Rocky Point Park - 2800 Murray Street, Port Moody. Admission: By donation. Time: 6:00 p.m. (June 29th); 11:00 a.m. (June 30th - July 2nd) - 11:00 p.m. (June 29 - July 1st); 6:00 p.m. (July 2nd). Date: Friday June 29th, 2018 - Monday July 2nd ...
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Editorial: End of an era

Manitoba Co-operator - 11 May 2018
Nothing represented that more than the trading of grain-based derivatives, an important economic activity in the downtown core for over 130 years. In 1887, just two years after the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven and the Riel ...
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On track with Rocky Mountaineer

The Province - 21 Jul 2018
Throughout the journey we learned how important the railway was to Canada's history as we passed places such as Craigellachie, where the last spike was driven to complete the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885. We crossed the Continental Divide near ...

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