Tales of the Cpr

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Tales of the Cpr

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 200 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781894856102
  • DDC分類 385.0971

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           1  (2)
Acknowledgements 3 (2)
Preface 5 (4)
The Finest Railroad in the World 9 (68)
From Cowtown to Now Town 10 (3)
A Potent Symbol of National Pride 13 (2)
A Link to the Far East 15 (2)
Royalty Rode the Rails 17 (1)
Smooth as Silk 18 (2)
The Race Was On! 20 (2)
A Rolling Art Gallery 22 (1)
Built to CPR Standards 23 (2)
Montreal's Greystone Castle 25 (3)
Who's the Artist? 28 (2)
Death Highballs through Windsor Station 30 (2)
Sixteen Years to a Landmark Station 32 (3)
The Impossible Made Possible 35 (2)
A Cryptic Game of Wordplay 37 (2)
Alberta Bound 39 (4)
Town Central 43 (2)
Harvesters Were a Wild Bunch 45 (3)
Those Little Packets of Seeds 48 (3)
Winter Woes 51 (1)
Under Rogers Pass 52 (2)
Terminal Rivalry 54 (2)
Destined to Be Great 56 (2)
Van Horne's Overcoat 58 (3)
An Enterprising Life 61 (1)
Lady Macdonald and the Lure of the Buffer 62 (3)
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A Gallant Gentleman, Great of Heart 65 (1)
Major Rogers' Famous Pass 66 (2)
The Duke of BC Could Spin a Tale 68 (2)
Edward Colonna and L'Art Nouveau 70 (1)
A Master of Engineering Marvels 71 (2)
The Reluctant Saboteur 73 (4)
Proud Ships and Captains of the CP Fleet 77 (34)
Cruising to the Land of the Pharaohs 78 (1)
Twenty Knots to Canada 79 (3)
Canada's Challenger 82 (2)
From Kaiserin to Empress 84 (2)
The Crowning Jewel 86 (2)
Tom Bowling's Royal Links 88 (1)
A Ship by Any Other Name 89 (4)
Two Minutes before Noon 93 (2)
The Nine Lives of Captain Poole 95 (2)
The Sun Sets on the British Empire 97 (2)
Way, Way off the Beaten Path 99 (1)
Until We Meet Again 100(2)
Good News, Bad News 102(3)
Vying for the Cane 105(1)
Gold Rush Sternwheeler 106(2)
A Fine Place for Canada Place 108(3)
First Class Hotels and Hospitality 111(26)
Roots of a Hotel System 112(1)
A Splendid Setting for a War Conference 113(3)
Banff's Perfect Moments 116(2)
A Distinctive Look 118(3)
A Good First Impression 121(1)
The Hotel What? 122(2)
Welcome to the Hotel Vancouver 124(2)
Having a Winnipeg Beach Party 126(2)
The Forgotten Architect 128(1)
The Mysterious Professor Buell 129(2)
The Alpinist's Antics 131(2)
An Elaborate Deception 133(4)
New Opportunity around Every Corner 137(59)
Nothing but a Pile of Bones 138(1)
A Fantastic Dream from the Arabian Nights 139(1)
Excitement at the Empire Exhibition 140(2)
Efficiency, Dignity, and Style 142(2)
The Last Best West 144(1)
Ready-made for Western Settlement 145(2)
Fairly Stinking with Blossoms 147(2)
A Concrete Curiosity 149(1)
Lord Strathcona's Horsemen 150(4)
Lest We Forget 154(1)
Death of a Grey Wolf 155(3)
Ogden Shops Gear for War 158(1)
Destination Camp X 159(2)
The World's Greatest Travel System 161(3)
On the Job 164(2)
CP Lighter than Air 166(4)
Across the Pacific to the Orient 170(3)
A Pinch of Windsor Salt 173(2)
A Taste of the American Wild West 175(2)
The Staff of Life 177(2)
A Game of Golf 179(1)
Patron of the Arts 180(2)
Chief Man-of-Many-Sides 182(2)
Celebrating the Canadian Mosaic 184(2)
Lights, Camera, Action! 186(3)
Making the News 189(2)
Something in the Air 191(2)
Including the Kitchen Sink 193(3)
Further Reading 196(1)
Index 197