MP-0000.158.30 | Canadian Pacific train leaving Windsor Station, Montreal, QC, about 1923

 
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Photograph, glass lantern slide
Canadian Pacific train leaving Windsor Station, Montreal, QC, about 1923
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1923, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
MP-0000.158.30
© McCord Museum
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"Canadian Pacific Train, "Trans-Canada Limited": The Canadian Pacific has in summer three transcontinental trains a day crossing Canada, of which one, the "Trans-Canada Limited," is the fastest long distance train on this continent. It covers the distance form Montreal to Vancouver, 2,886 miles, in 89¼ hours, and from Toronto to Vancouver, 2,706 miles, in 85½ hours. The train is seen here leaving Windsor Street Station, Montreal. The other two transcontinental trains (running all year) are the "Imperial" and "Vancouver Express," the former from Montreal and the latter from Toronto, both to Vancouver. Through trains are also operated in summer from Chicago to Vancouver, of which the "Mountaineer" is a famous limited train."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 2--The Province of Quebec; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.