Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RAILWAY (GTP) was incorporated by the Grand Trunk Rwy in 1903 to build a rail line across western Canada. The line was to run from Winnipeg via Edmonton, the YELLOWHEAD PASS and PRINCE GEORGE to PRINCE RUPERT, the western terminus. Construction began at the eastern end in 1905 and at the Prince Rupert end in 1908. At any one time as many as 6,000 men worked on the line as it made its way across the mountainous Interior. One of 2 transcontinental lines built during an orgy...

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