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Canadian Pacific Railway at the World's Fair, Chicago, 1893, Transportation Building Canadian Pacific Railway Company 1893

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THE following is not intended to be a full description of the
views of the CANADIAN PACIFIC scenery which appear on
the overhead bridge in the center of the Transportation Building, but is more intended as a catalogue. These views are a few of
a thousand, and give but a very imperfect idea of the many varied
scenes which present themselves to passengers on the CANADIAN
bridge, beginning at the left, we have
MoUtlt  StCDhdl ^e monarch of the Canadian Rockies, towering
 1-    over 8,000 feet above the  track,  which  winds
around the side of the mountain, high above the Kicking Horse River, into
the valley of which Mount Stephen unburdens itself of the glacier which is
ever resting on and obtruding beyond its shoulder. To the right is Field
Peak, opposite Field Station, where one of the Company Chalet hotels
affords accommodations for tourists.
Hcrttlit  RanOC ^n ^e Selkirks, which lie immediately west of the
 2—   Rockies, is as seen from near the Company's hotel
at Glacier Station, within ten minutes' walk of the great glacier of the
Selkirks. In the distance to the right is Hermit Mountain. The peak on
the left is Mount Cheops, the slope on the right is the base of Sir Donald,
the highest peak in the Selkirks.   The slope to the left is that of Ross Peak.
MOUIlt  Bcabic ^s ln the *~*0^ RanSe> of third west.   This view of
 —     Begbie's snowy head is from the Selkirks across the
valley of the Columbia.   It is only one of the many stately peaks in the
Castle   Mountain Affords manY diversified pictures in the changing
 H    views that are presented as for ten miles the
railway skirts its base. Hardly any other point on the journey has the
same kaleidoscopic character, yet every view retains the idea of which the
mountain owes its name. For one and all there is some suggestion of the
donjon and the battlements of the ruined fortress.
Lake  Louise There are two views of this romantic sheet of water,
     one on each side of the bridge.   The view as here
presented is from the railway company's chalet, about one thousand feet
above Laggan Station. The lake from west to east is about two miles in
length, and the foot of the glacier, which looks as if it formed the eastern
boundary, is really about four miles further east.
BotO Valley *s here seen from the outlet of Lake Agnes, about 3,000
    feet above the valley and line of the railway at Laggan
Station. Mirror Lake, 1,000 feet below, is shown in the foreground, and
1,000 feet further down is Lake Louise. These " Lakes in the Clouds,"
Louise, Mirror, and Agnes, can be visited from Laggan Station with ease
in from six to eight hours.
Mount SteDiien Another v*ew is here given of this stupendous
 i-    mountain.   The view shows Field Station, with
its chalet hotel, at the base of the mountain, and, in the distance, one of
the most picturesque of the Rocky monsters, Cathedral Peak.
The Three Sisters Canmore Are on the eastern slope of the
■ ■    Rockies,  rising from   the
broad and beautiful valley of the Bow River. The three peaks afford a
striking picture, and are seen to best advantage from the railway.
On the south side of the overhead bridge there are:
ROSS  Peak An imPosing peak of the Selkirks which attracts the
    attention of all travellers who pass it.   In the cleft to
the left the railway circles around towards the Great Glacier, a magnificent view of which is to be found in the Canadian section of the Gallery of
Fine Arts. Leaving the glacier, the line descends to the valley of the lllecillewaet by a series of loops at the foot of Ross Peak. To see this mountain and its surroundings, travellers should stop over at the Glacier House.
Mount Rlfcpr ^s *n ^e State of Washington, but is perhaps better
seen from the CANADIAN PACIFIC R'Y on the
bank of the Fraser River in British Columbia than from any other point.
It is about sixty miles distant from the point of view, and towers about
14,000 feet above the river.   Once seen, it is never forgotten.
Cattle  Ranching °" |he Bow *}vtr> A1,bef;u This scene is near
 ^   Calgary, in the heart of the greatest ranching
country on the continent.   In the exhibit of the Canadian Government in
the Agricultural Building may be seen two pictures representing horse and
sheep ranching.
Farm SePUP ^ear Brandon, Manitoba.   Brandon is 130 miles west
 .    of Winnipeg in the great Canadian north-west wheat
belt, and this scene is a fair representation of the whole of this vast
prairie country.
Banff The sPac*0US building in the foreground is the famous- Banff
     Hotel, in the immediate vicinity of some hot sulphur springs.
The hotel is owned and operated by the CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY, and is open from May until October, inclusive. It is
charmingly situated in the Canadian National Park, overlooking the
valley of the Bow River. Immediately below the hotel the Spray joins the
Bow with a rush over a series of tumultuous rapids. The sulphur range
of mountains faces the hotel, and the peaks shown beyond to the right are
those of Rundle Mountain. In the far distance is Inglismandie and to the
left is Tunnel Mountain, round which the railway circles, and over which
there are numerous carriage drives and bridle paths.
" On both sides of the
overhead bridge, show
the Northern Hemisphere, and the CANADIAN PACIFIC route around the
world. At first sight the map may appear a little strange to those unaccustomed to see the world only on Mercator's distorted projection, but this is
the only correct plan, and a glance will show how great a distance is saved
by the CANADIAN PACIFIC route between Europe and Japan and other
points in the Pacific.   The study of our world on this map is made easy.
The "Around the World Maps" A JOURNEY Around the World not many years ago was considered the voyage of a lifetime; nowadays it is lightly undertaken, and many people make the tour annually.
of their unrivalled system of railway and their magnificent Empress
Steamers on the Pacific, are enabled to offer this tour on very advantageous terms. Their trains, similar to that one on exhibition in the Transportation Building, and illustrated hereon, cross the American Continent
from ocean to ocean, and their steamers, a model of which is similarly
exhibited and illustrated, traverse the Pacific from British Columbia to
Japan and China, connecting at Hong Kong with the well-known Peninsular and Oriental steamers. By means of this connection the traveller
proceeds on his journey via India and Egypt to London and Liverpool,
where he takes one of the ocean greyhounds of the Atlantic. This tour
round the world can be made for      $610.00 gold, OP £125
On June 14th, 1893, a new and superb steamship service to Australia
and New Zealand, via Honolulu, was inaugurated; the trip occupies
twenty-one days each way between Vancouver and Sydney.
Those who do not wish to go round the world, but desire to make the
fashionable trip to the " Land of the Rising Sun," JAPAN, can proceed
from Chicago to Yokohama for $259.50 and can procure a return ticket,
good for four months, for $400,— or good for twelve months for $450.
A less extended tour from Chicago to ALASKA can be made for $195 ;
or a ticket from Chicago to THE PACIFIC COAST (Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, Tacoma, or Portland), and return, for $100, with corresponding reduced rates from other points.
These rates may be reduced somewhat during World's Fair.
For tickets, berth reservations, descriptive pamphlets, and all particulars, apply to 232 South Clark Street, Chicago, or at any other office of
-*■ Pri^nr,OKlg
Relating to the Canadian Pacific Railway and its interests to be had on application
at 232 South Clark Street, Chicago.
British Columbia, telling of the mining
and farming interests of that wonderful
Timetable Folders, giving the complete
train service of the longest railway in the
world under one management.
Views of Scenery along the line of railway, in sets of 12, size 10 x 12 inches, in
handsome portfolios, are on sale at all
principal offices. Price, - - $1.50
Or, in rolls in sets of 3, size 22x 28 inches,
suitable for framing.    Price,      -      $1.00
The New Highway to the Orient. (Illustrated.) Descriptive of the Transcontinental
Westward to the Far East. (Illustrated.)
By K. R. Scidmore. Descriptive of Japan
and the principal cities in China and the
route thereto.
Around the World, giving advices as to
how that journey should be made, price,
route, railways, etc.
Western Canada. Description of the vast
wheat fields and ranching countries of
C., M. & St. P. Ry
C. &N.-W	
C. G. W	
C.,R. I. &P	
Wis. Cent	
St. Paul, 	
Minneapolis,  Gt. Nor	
Winnipeg, C. P. R
Portage La Prairie,       "
Brandon, "
Broadview, "
Regina, "
Medicine Hat, "    .
Calgary, "
Banff Hot Springs, "
Laggan, "
Glacier, "
Revelstoke, "
North Bend, "
Mission Jc, "
Portland, Ore.,
San Francisco,
Steamer ,
So. Pac. Rd..
New Westminster, B. C.
Vancouver, B. C.
Victoria, B. C.
San Francisco,
P.C. S.S. Co..
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Chicago,     Wabash Rd.,
Detroit, (Fort St.)	
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Chatham,    C. P. Ry	
London, "      	
Woodstock,        "      	
Ayr, "      	
Gait, "      	
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Me. Ctl. Rd
Wells River,
Portsmouth,    C. &. M. Rd..
Nashua Jet.,     C. & M. Rd .
. Worcester,
. Providence,
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Trains not otherwise marked run week days only.
Daily, Sundays included.   | t Daily, except Sunday.       % Daily, except Saturday.       If Daily, except Monday.
rrrTriXTTT-rr ni7T?Tn?B  tt*t T>T?TT\Tr>T   ( CHICAGO, 232 So. Clark St. DETROIT, 11 Fort St., West.      MONTREAL, 129 St. James St.    NEW YORK, 353 Broadway. PORTLAND,ORE., 146 First St.
Ll^tLMLL L>.bJ<lt^»  LIS   -f-Kl^^A-;sT. PAUL, 183East3dSt. TORONTO, 1 King St., E. : ST. JOHN, N. B., Chubb's Cor.    SEATTLE, Star-Boyd Big. Front St.    SAN FRANCISCO,  648 Market St.
PAL. CITIES : ( MINNEAPOLIS, G'ty Loan Big.  OTTAWA, 42 Sparks St. BOSTON, 197 Washington St.      TACOMA, 901 Pacific Avenue. LONDON, 67, King William St., E. C.
There are also ticket offices in Vancouver, B. C; Victoria, B. C.; Yokohama, Japan; Shanghai, China; Hong Kong; Bombay, India; Calcutta, India; Sydney, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand, etc. I HE above is no fancy sketch but an accurate representation of the CANADIAN  PACIFIC standard train as  it appears in the Transportation Building.
I      A more elaborate train could have been prepared, but the desire of the Company is to show those who have not travelled on the Canadian Pacific
j \      Railway what accommodations they may expect when they do travel.     Every part of this train was constructed in the Company's erecting shops at
W      Montreal, on the high standard adopted for all their Passenger equipment. J
The Train is vestibuled throughout and measures 400 feet in length, io feet 3^ inches in width and 14 feet 8 inches in height.    It is lighted by electricity,
can be heated by steam from the locomotive, and is fitted with double windows, and all the latest improvements in signals, brakes, couplers, steel axles and
wheels, etc., etc.    The exterior finish of train is in Honduras  mahogany, with old brass trimmings.    The interior of the Coaches, Dining and Sleeping Cars
are from special designs by E. Colonna, Architect, Montreal.
LOCOMOTIVE 625 is of the modern and powerful 10-wheeled pa
loaded, 213,000 lbs. Drivers, 69 inches in diameter. /Cylinders, 19 inches
a train of 10 cars, or 420 gross tons, at a speed of 60 miles per hour.
ijssenger type.     The length of engine and tender is 59 feet 8 inches, weight when
diameter, 24 inches stroke. - Tender capacity, 3000 gallons.   It is capable of hauling
1 750  is of the standard pattern, 63 feet 8 inches in length, 59,600 lbs. in weight
SECOND   CLASS   CAR   940 is 64 feet 4 inches in  length and
in leather and is at night converted into a sleeping car.   It is fitted with
,300 lbs. in weight, and has  seating capacity for 64 passengers,
smoking compartments, lavatory and separate closets.
It is upholstered
FIRST CLASS CAR 460 is 64 feet 4 inches in length and 65,300 lbs. in weight and has seating capacity for 56 passengers. The style of the
interior is early Italian Renaissance. The wood work in main room is white mohogany, plush copper-red in color, and the smoking room old oak and
olive corduroy.   The seats are of the Forney pattern, and most comfortable.   There are separate lavatories for men and women.
DINING CAR "SAVOY" is 70 feet 10 inches in length, 85,000 lbs. in weight and six-wheeled trucked. Style of interior, Italian Renaissance. It is
upholstered in yellow brown leather and carpeted in old India rug pattern. The wood work in main room is white mahogany, in passages old oak. It is
capable of seating 30 passengers; the tables on one side being suited for 4 persons each and on other side of aisle for 2 each. The kitchen and pantry are of
modern and convenient design;   the table ware is of special pattern, and the car is furnished throughout in the most handsome manner.
SLEEPING   CAR  "SATSUMA"   is 77 feet 2 inches in length, 94,000 lbs. in weight, and six-wh^led
Plush, stge green;   woodwork, white mahogany or "prima vera;"   metal work, old bronze;  panelled
eight upj er and eight lower berths and two staterooms en suite, each  having an upper, lower and sofajb
ladies and gentlemen, and for each stateroom also a bath room, and a large and airy smoking room
ATI, EN DANCE.    The train while on exhibition will have conductors and train hands in attendanc
the cars rand answer all enquiries.
trucked.   Style of interior, Spanish Renaissance,
eiling.     It has seating  capacity for 44 passengers,
erth.     There are separate lavatories and closets for
ie car must be seen to be appreciated.
same as when in service, to show visitors through


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