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Canadian Pacific : train service Canadian Pacific Railway Company Mar 31, 1915

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 March, 1915,
GEO. McL.  BROWN—European Manager. \
H.  S.  CARMICHAEL—General   Passenger  Agent.      LONDON,   ENGLAND.
T.  J.  SMITH—General  Freight Agent. J Stepping Stones Across
the Continent
Halifax.—Capital of Neva Scotia and the centre of a busy
industrial and agricultural district. The Annapolis Valley
in Nova Scotia is famous for its apples.
St. John, New Brunswick.—The "new city" that
rose from the ashes of the great fire of 1877. Here is the
wonderful reversible cataract due to the tremendous tides,
and here also is one of the busiest ports on the Atlantic.
There are excellent opportunities for fruit-growing in the
St. John Valley.
Quebec—Queen city of North America, throned on a lofty
crag commanding the St. Lawrence. Owing to its picturesque situation, its old-world streets, and its historic
memories, Quebec has many visitors. Here is the Chateau
Frontenac, the most picturesque hotel in Canada.
Montreal.—Commercial capital of Canada and headquarters of the Canadian Pacific—on the site of the ancient
Indian village of Hochelaga, and established by the French
250 years ago. Now half-French, half-English in population, with magnificent wharves and imposing public
buildings, banks, churches, &c. Stay at the Place Viger
Ottawa..—Political capital of Canada, and picturesquely
situated at the junction of the Ottawa and Rideau Rivers.
The centre of a great lumber industry. The city is charmingly laid out, and is an admirable centre for sport and
sight-seeing expeditions.
Toronto.—Capital of Ontario, centre of busy industries
and fragrant orchards. Situated on Lake Ontario, Toronto
is a convenient starting-place for Niagara, Muskoka, orthe
Canadian Pacific Steamship services on the Great Lakes
via Port McNicoll,
Niagara.—With its famous falls, the wonder of the world.
Muskoka.—A picturesque cluster of lakes clothed with
innumerable islands. This is one of the chief summer
resorts in America, and offers great opportunities for
canoeing, sailing, camping out, &c, while there are excellent hotels.
Sault Ste. Marie.—On the " Soo," with its famous locks
and rapids, the junction for the Soo Line and centre of a
great sporting district. The " Soo " is also reached by
rail via Sudbury along a branch of the Canadian Pacific,
which passes through one of the best fishing and hunting
districts in Canada.
Jackfish., Missanabie, and Nipigon.—North of
Lake Superior, and on the main line to Fort William ; are
also starting-points for fishing expeditions.
Port William and Port Arthur.—The twin cities
at the head of Lake  Superior;  are the outlet for the
gigantic harvests of the great Canadian West.
Winnipeg—is the capital of Manitoba, and commands
the trade of the fertile prairies—a city of imposing appearance and great wealth, with one of the finest hotels in the
world—The Royal Alexandra.
Portage Ida Prairie, Brandon, Regina, Moose
Jaw, and Medicine Hat—are typical prairie towns,
bustling, ambitious, and already well on the road to abundant prosperity. Wheat is king from Winnipeg to Calgary, and
also from Winnipeg1 along the direct line passing through
Saskatoon and We task! win to Edmonton.
Calgary.—The most prosperous town in Southern Alberta.
is called the city of the Foot-hills owing to its proximity
to the Rockies. New Canadian Pacific Hotel Palliser
recently erected. Here is the huge 3,000,000 acre irrigation
scheme of the Canadian Pacific, the greatest of its kind on
the American Continent. Land on this irrigation block is
sold to settlers on the instalment system, and also on the
"• non-crop—no purchase " system at very reasonable rates.
A visit to the Demonstration Farms well repays the time
and trouble. Calgary is directly connected by rail with
Edmonton, the coming city of the North-West.
Banff.—The tourist capital of the Canadian Rockies, with
its splendid Banff Hot Springs Hotel. Situated on the Bow-
River close to Cascade Mountain, and a great centre for
outdoor sport of every kind. Here is the Canadian
National Park with its herds of buffaloes.
Lake XiOUise, the station for Lake Louise, considered by
many to be the loveliest spot in Canada. The Chateau
Lake Louise here is the most convenient point from which
to visit the Lakes in the Clouds, and is a favourite centre
for Alpine climbers. The Valley of the Ten Peaks can be
reached by pony trail.
Fields in the Kicking Horse Pass, has another favourite
hotel, and is the best point from which to reach Emerald
Lake and the magnificent Yoho Valley and the Takkakav.
Falls, 1,200 feet in height. During the summer permanent
camps for tourists are maintained in the Yoho Valley.
Golden.—Station for the Columbia Valley, pic
turesquely situated between the Rockies and the Selkirk
Mountains. The C. P. R. has recently completed a branch.
line through the valley for the benefit of the farming and
fruit-growing industry.
Glacier is reached after passing through the tremendous
scenery of the Rogers Pass, and is in the Selkirk Mountains.
It lies under Mount Sir Donald, and is in full view of the
snowy Hermit Ranges. The Illecillewaet Glacier is only
thirty minutes' walk from the hotel. An easy trail leads to
Lake Marion. The largest tunnel in America is being
constructed here to reduce grades.
Revelstoke is the junction for the Arrowhead
Lakes, down which one may take steamer for the
mining and fruit-growing districts of Southern British
Columbia and the Kootenays. These can also be reached
by leaving the main line before Calgary at Medicine Hat
and passing through the Crow's Nest Pass—as picturesque
as the main highway over the Rockies.
Sicamous is the junction for the fertile Okanagan
Valley, the centre of a great fruit-growing district already famous for its apples, pears, and peaches.
Kamloops is also rich in orchards. At the next stepping stone, Ashcroft, one may join the stage-coach for
the old Cariboo road, leading to Fort George.
Vancouver is the Pacific terminus of the railway, and
is rapidly becoming the chief port on the Pacific Coast
Here, again, is a fine hotel belonging to the railway
company. Steamers connect with Vancouver Island and
Victoria.—The political capital of British Columbia, one
of the most delightful tourist centres in America.
The Empress Hotel here spells the last word in luxury.
Excursions can be made from here by rail or motor
through Vancouver Island, N    . i>* ~:>~*^
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Observation and Compartment Sleeping Car
Standard First Class Sleeping Car
Dining Car
Tourist Sleeping Car
Canadian Pacific Railway Passenger Train Service.
Equipment—This line operates the finest Passenger, Sleeping, Parlor and Compartment Observation Cars
in the world.    The wheels and axles are of finest steel.    The car bodies are strongly framed, and are wider and
, higher than those of most other  railways.     Both first and second class cars are designed to secure uniform
, temperature, combined with perfect ventilation, and freedom from dust, and with the maximum of strength,
elegance and comfort. . . ;T
Light—The Company's
e brilliantly illuminated by modern lighting systems.
Interior  Colonist   Car
The Sleeping and Parlor Cars are owned and operated by the Company, and no expense, has been
spared to make them perfect.    They are finished outside with polished mahogany, and their 1-1 i In
beautiful fittings, are beyond comparison.    The berths are wider, higher and longer th      i > ""m s
The curtains, blankets, and linen, made expressly for the Company, are of the finest quality
and envelopes are furnished free to Sleeping Car passengers on transcontinental trains on applicatio    !i   the
porter; and to keep travellers informed on current events, a summary of the news of the world is daily bulletined
in the Sleeping Cars and at the Company's hotels in the mountains.
Compartment Observation Cars, finished in the most luxurious style and fitted with every convenience, are run on transcontinental trains. These cars are known as the "Glen" Series ("Glenannan,"
° " Glen Atha," etc.) and the " Mount " Series ("Mount Abbot," "Mount Begbie," etc.) and are the very latest that
skill and experience can suggest. The " Glen " Series contains besides one drawing-room (similar to the drawing-
room in a standard sleeper) one compartment (containing one lower and one upper berth and toilet facilities), a
buffet capable of serving light refreshments, a well-selected library, a writing desk, a large smoking-room, a
large observation room, fitted with easy chairs, and an observation platform at the rear end ; they are lighted
by electricity. The " Mount" Series differs from the " Glen " in that they have a drawing-room and three compartments and no smoking-room.
Tourist Sleeping Cars, fitted with mattresses, curtains, blankets, pillows, etc., and in charge of porters,
are run daily between Montreal and Vancouver and Toronto and Vancouver. The Tourist Sleeping Car
is designed after the pattern of the Company's Standard Sleeping Car and neatly upholstered in
leather. There is a small kitchen and cooking range provided in car where passengers may prepare
their own meals if supplies have been taken along. Passengers who do not wish to prepare their own
meals may, when on trains that carry a dining car, have their meals on dining car a la carte. The berth rate
in the Tourist is about one-half that of the Standard Skeper.
Colonist Sleeping Cars are well built, bright and pleasant, and the sleeping accommodation is excellent.
No extra charge is made in these cars to holders of Second-Class or Colonist Tickets travelling on
regularly scheduled transcontinental trains. They are unupholstered, but bedding, etc., can be purchased, if not
otherwise provided, at Halifax, St. John, Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa (Broad St.), North Bay, Toronto (Union),
Sudbury, Fort William, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver, at following rates : Mattresses, $1 each ; blankets,
$1 each ;   pillows, 35 cents each ;  straps, 25 cents each ;   curtains, $1 per pair.
Dining Car Service—The Company operates Dining Cars on all important trains, The service is a la carte ;
the passenger thus pays for what he orders only. This service is well up to the standard of the first-class
restaurant, and theprices charged are as reasonable as a high-class service permit of. In addition to the above
5 located at convenient stations, at which ample time is allowed for meals. Dining
e marked thus || on time table.
Special attention is called to the excellent dining facilities at McAdam Junction, N.B.; Windsor Station, Montreal;
Union Station, Ottawa ; North Bay Station ; Winnipeg Station ; Field, B.C. ; Glacier, B.C. ; Revelstoke, B.C. ;
and Sicamous, B.C.
The Civility and Attention of the employees of the Company are spoken of by every traveller on
the line. The cleanliness of cars and stations is also noticed. These two points are, next to safety, most
carefully watched by the management.
Safety—Every appliance of proved value calculated to secure safety has been adopted on this line.    These
 '"""""    *> mention, but they include an elaborate guard system at all bridges, electric block signals,
Special care has been taken to make the heating apparatus on trains entirely safe.
and portable telephone COLONIST    CAR.
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COLONIST CARS arc provided for the use of
passengers holding second-class tickets. They are
adapted for sleeping in at night, but are not upholstered.
TOURIST CARS are available for passengers
holding second-class rail tickets on payment in
Canada of the Sleeping-berth rate. These cars are
Passengers holding first-class rail tickets, use the
first-class SLEEPING CAR on payment of the berth
All passengers holding first-class Sleeper tickets
are allowed to use the OBSERVATION ROOM
without additional charge.
For   further   particulars apply to any  agent of the
Canadian Pacific Railway. 


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