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Across the Canadian prairies

a two months" holiday in the Dominion

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Published by European Mail in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- Description and travel -- 1868-1900.,
  • Canada -- Descriptions et voyages -- 1868-1900.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.G. Colmer.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 03389, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 03389
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (57 fr.)
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23345270M
    ISBN 100665033893

      The history of the grain elevators and the railways become tied up together. Research into the history of the prairie elevators brings up names such as George Stephen and Sir William Van Horne who worked with John A. Macdonald in building the CPR across the prairies, and Mackenzie and Mann who built the Canadian Northern Railway in Ontario. Prairie Sunset: A Story Of Change. likes. A fine-art photobook about rural prairie history. Hand-made cover details, inlay photo and embossed artwork. Printed and bound in ers:

    - We have been driving across the Canadian prairies since When the crops are in their full glory and you hit the weather right, it is a wonderfull part of the world to be driving in. Except of course for the trucks and Saskatchewan third world level rest stops. See more ideas about Canadian prairies, World and Weather pins. The article’s title Summer Schooling On The Canadian Prairies is self-explanatory of the content. A summary of it lies within a quote by Capt’n John while watching a derby sail across the prairie muscles rippling, tail lashing, head held high as it takes scent off the wind: “That dog was a good one before we brought him up, but he’ll.

      Driving in the Canadian Prairies. We pass the sign and the air around us darkens. The sky stays bright with pinks and blues as the sun slowly sets along the grassy horizon. Welcome to Saskatchewan. Going from cruising through the mountains to driving in the Canadian Prairies all in a day is a unique experience. Of course, we already stopped to.   I love exploring across the prairies here in Canada, seeing a few historic things along the way. Many find crossing the prairies boring, and I can see that if you stick to the Trans-Canada and Yellowhead Highways (TC-1 & Hwy 16). If you have the time, secondary highways and gravel travel can show you a more rural and interesting perspective.


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