MP-0000.158.53 | Canadian Pacific Line's steamship "Assiniboia" in locks, Sault-Sainte-Marie, ON, about 1923

 
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Photograph, glass lantern slide
Canadian Pacific Line's steamship "Assiniboia" in locks, Sault-Sainte-Marie, ON, 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-0000.158.53
© McCord Museum
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"Lake Superior -- North Shore: If we prefer the rail journey, after leaving Sudbury we travel for several hours through a vast forested region and then emerge upon the shores of Lake Superior. This wonderful lake is seen from the train, and the rocky shore and deep cuttings through which the line runs give the traveller a very impressive idea of the difficulties which the builders of the railway encountered and conquered. The rock through which we tunnel, as seen in the promontory in this picture, is said to be the oldest rock known to geologists."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 3--The Province of Ontario; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.