MP-0000.158.77 | C. P. R. Supply Farm No. 1, Strathmore, AB, about 1923

 
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Photograph, glass lantern slide
C. P. R. Supply Farm No. 1, Strathmore, AB, 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-0000.158.77
© McCord Museum
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"Strathmore -- Supply Farm: Strathmore is the headquarters of the Western section of the Canadian Pacific irrigation system. It has a large supply farm operated by the Canadian Pacific, which supplies, from its own production and by purchase from surrounding farmers, the Western dining car system and hotels of the Company with cream, butter, eggs, poultry, vegetables and other commodities."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 4--The Prairie Provinces; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.