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Western Route of the CPR, The

The first sod on the rail line west from the Lakehead was turned in June 1875 at Fort William (Thunder Bay). A decade later the transcontinental route was completed to British Columbia and the last spike driven in at Craigellachie in Eagle Pass on November 7, 1885.

Location

Ridgeway Street and Syndicate Avenue, Thunder Bay

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Thunder Bay

Municipality: City of Thunder Bay

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