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  Canadian Pacific Railway
The Pacific fleet was improved and, in 1903, the CPR purchased the Beaver Line and opened service in the N Atlantic.
Canadian Pacific Air Lines (later CP Air) was organized in 1942 with the purchase of Grant MCCONACHIE's Yukon Southern Air Transport and numerous other flying concerns.
Nontransportation interests were vested in a holding company, Canadian Pacific Enterprises Ltd, founded in 1962, leaving the railway, air, ship and highway transportation fields under the jurisdiction of the parent company.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /PrinterFriendly.cfm?Params=A1ARTA0001322   (1304 words)

  
 Horton Journal of Canadian History
The construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway was a significant economic milestone for Canada.
It was not until after the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway that the western provinces could flourish economically along with the rest of Canada.
Aside from the goal of binding Canada together, the Canadian Pacific Railway was built to boost the Canadian economy, and to prevent the United States from expanding their land claims into western Canada.
www.angelfire.com /ns2/hjch2001/Flaherty.htm   (1186 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Canadian Pacific Railway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR; AAR reporting marks CP, CPAA, CPI), known as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a Canadian Class I railway operated by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE/TSX:CP) is a Canadian rail transportation company that operates the Canadian Pacific Railway.
A beaver was chosen as the railway's logo because it is one of the national symbols of Canada and represents the hardworking character of the company.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Canadian-Pacific-Railway   (1295 words)

  
 CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY SELECTS QUEST SOFTWARE'S SHAREPLEX┬« TO IMPROVE OPERATIONS AND CUSTOMER SERVICE
Canadian Pacific Railway provides rail and intermodal freight transportation services coast to coast over a 14,000-mile network extending from Montreal to Vancouver, and throughout the U.S. Midwest and Northeast.
Canadian Pacific Railway is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Limited, a diversified operating company active in transportation, energy and hotels.
Canadian Pacific's shares are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol "CP".
www.quest.com /news/show.aspx?ContentId=392&ContentTypeId=2&site=   (580 words)

  
 Canadian Pacific Line
In 1884 the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. entered into shipowning and three steamers were built to operate Great Lakes services.
The Columbia and Kootenay River Navigation Co. was purchased in 1890 and this enabled CPR to enter the sternwheeler traffic of the Canadian Rockies lakes and river trade.
In 1921 the title of the operating company became Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd. On the outbreak of war in 1939, Canadian Pacific placed all their ships at the disposal of the government and several were taken over as troopships.
www.theshipslist.com /ships/lines/cp.html   (3171 words)

  
 CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY - ECONOMY AND TECHNOLOGY - BC ARCHIVES TIME MACHINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The most important step in the development of British Columbia after joining Confederation in 1871 was the construction of Canadian Pacific Railway.
However it was not until 1880 that construction of transcontinental railway was begun by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR).
Though the goal was to complete the line by 1891, the final spike on construction was driven in 1885 with the first train from Montreal arriving in Vancouver July of 1886.
collections.ic.gc.ca /time/galler08/frames/cpr.htm   (235 words)

  
 Press Release - April 10, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Royal Canadian Pacific will provide charter rail excursions of varying duration aboard a fleet of vintage rail cars built in the early 1900s and powered by passenger locomotives built in the 1950s - all part of CPR's celebrated history as a nation-builder and faithfully restored during the last several years.
Royal Canadian Pacific's signature Golden/Crowsnest excursion is a six-day/five-night package including accommodation for two nights at The Palliser Hotel in Calgary, a landmark building owned by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, and some short, over-the-road tours to scenic and historic sites of interest.
Construction of the CPR through the rugged Canadian West was considered one of the greatest engineering feats of that period.
www.cprtours.com /Contacts/prapril1000.htm   (646 words)

  
 Official: Railroad contract yet to have impact on jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Canadian Pacific and Norfolk Southern Railway signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday that will exchange trackage rights, freight haulage and yard services, according to a statement from Canadian Pacific.
Canadian media have reported the railway company as saying 25 jobs would be cut on the Delaware and Hudson line, and 45 jobs would be created on a new run between Detroit and Chicago.
In 2003, Canadian Pacific said it was restructuring the northeastern U.S. operations, which it operates as Delaware and Hudson.
www.thedailystar.com /news/stories/2004/07/02/cprn.html   (554 words)

  
 CP Page 1 - Canadian Pacific Line - Ocean Liner Postcards
A postcard of one of the four Canadian Pacific Duchesses in the Mersey.
Canadian Pacific postcard of Empress of France (2).
Canadian Pacific postcard of a Tourist C-Deck cabin on Empress of France (2).
www.simplonpc.co.uk /CP3.html   (904 words)

  
 Good Days for Canadian Pacific [Fool.com: Motley Fool Take] July 26, 2005
Such is the case for Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP), which continues to post solid performance.
Canadian Pacific actually hauled 11% fewer cars of coal in the period but logged 48% more revenue for the coal that they did ship.
Canadian Pacific is not my favorite railroad [that illustrious title would go to either Canadian National (NYSE: CNI) or Genesee and Wyoming (NYSE: GWR)], but it is a very good railroad just the same, and certainly worthy of consideration for those looking to invest in the sector.
www.fool.com /News/mft/2005/mft05072623.htm?source=ihghlpban100102   (532 words)

  
 CPR Archives
Founded in 1881, Canadian Pacific Railway has a storied past that is interwoven with the history of Canada.
Canadian Pacific Railway was also an early promoter of immigration and tourist travel to Canada, and has contributed to the development of Canadian culture in fine arts, crafts, literature, music, and filmmaking.
Canadian Pacific Archives contains documentation, images and artifacts pertaining to the history of the company, from its incorporation in 1881 to recent years.
www.cprstore.com /archive/archive.htm   (202 words)

  
 Hospitality Net - Industry News - Fairmont and Canadian Pacific Launch Largest Luxury Hotel Brand in North America
Canadian Pacific Hotels will hold a 67% interest in Fairmont Hotels Resorts with Maritz Wolff and Kingdom Hotels holding 16.5% each.
The collection combines the seven landmark Fairmont hotels, such as The Fairmont San Francisco and The Plaza in New York, with 27 hotels from the Canadian Pacific Hotels portfolio, including the renowned Banff Springs, Le Chateau Frontenac and Chateau Lake Louise as well as the Canadian Pacific-owned Princess resorts in Scottsdale, Bermuda, Barbados and Acapulco.
The Canadian Pacific Hotels name, which has equity in Canada, will continue to be used in the Canadian marketplace as part of the Fairmont Hotels Resorts brand.
www.hospitalitynet.org /news/4003269.htm   (564 words)

  
 On November 11, Canadian Pacific honors Canadian and American military veterans [Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers]
A total of 27 Canadian Pacific ships were lost in the two world wars.
Canadian Pacific Railway supplied a water tanker to the Falkland Islands war.
Canadian Pacific Railway is a transcontinental carrier operating in Canada and the U.S. Its 14,000-mile rail network serves the principal centres of Canada, from Montreal to Vancouver, and the U.S. Northeast and Midwest regions.
www.ble.org /pr/news/headline.asp?id=11969   (706 words)

  
 FUNET Railway Photography Archive: Canada - Canadian_Pacific
Canadian Pacific Cab Control Daughter Unit 1126, a de-engined General Motors GP35 which takes power for its traction motors from a GP38 mother unit.
Four Canadian Pacific GM SD40-2 locos with dynamic brakes (5866 built by GM in 1984) on a westbound loaded Potash train at Field, British Columbia, 9 May 1993.
Canadian Pacific (CP Rail) 3000hp General Motors SD40-2F and leased GATX SD40-2 7359 with a southbound freight enter Red Deer, Alberta on a stormy 16 June 1997.
www.funet.fi /index/railways/Canada/Canadian_Pacific/index.html   (1084 words)

  
 CPR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Canadian Pacific Railway achieved the dream of a transcontinental Canada in 1885.
The next year, however, the “Pacific Scandal” revealed that the group that was granted the charter had supplied election funds to the then Conservative government of Sir John A. Macdonald.
By 1881 a new syndicate had received the charter along with a grant of 25 million dollars and 25 million acres of land in addition to other benefits such as the 900 miles of track already built chiefly between the Lakehead and the prairies.
collections.ic.gc.ca /heirloom_series/volume4/28-31.htm   (556 words)

  
 Derailed Lives Part 3 - A special to The Forum
None of the Canadian Pacific's records filed with the Federal Railroad Administration last year noted track problems.
The agency planned to impose a slower speed on Canadian Pacific track throughout North Dakota and parts of Minnesota.
Canadian Pacific also faces fines for critical track defects and serious violations of federal track standards.
www.in-forum.com /specials/minot/part3.cfm?id=16640   (757 words)

  
 Canadian Pacific Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Canadian Pacific Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations (C-10.4 -- C.R.C., c.
These Rules and Regulations may be cited as the Canadian Pacific Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations.
No person shall travel in any of the company's trains without having obtained from the company, or from some other company or person duly authorized in that behalf by the company, a ticket entitling him to travel therein.
laws.justice.gc.ca /en/C-10.4/C.R.C.-c.1377/text.html   (497 words)

  
 Firefly Books - Canadian Pacific
In the beginning, the Canadian Pacific Railway built the daunting transcontinental railroad that physically united Canada soon after confederation.
Canadian Pacific is directed straight at the heart of railroad fans.
About the author/photographer: Greg McDonnell is a one-time Canadian Pacific Railway employee who became a firefighter and avid chronicler of trains and railways.
www.fireflybooks.com /Publicity/books/1550464027.html   (584 words)

  
 MTR 312, Canadian Pacific is Operator for Brooklyn's 65th Street Yard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
MTR 312, Canadian Pacific is Operator for Brooklyn's 65
Canadian Pacific operates freight trains along the East Shore of the Hudson under the 1998 deal approved by the Surface Transportation Board for the acquisition of Conrail by CSX and Norfolk-Southern.
A Canadian Pacific executive said the railroad hopes to begin unloading bulk foods and aggregates this spring, and begin container traffic to and from Canada later in the year.
www.tstc.org /bulletin/20010409/mtr31205.htm   (209 words)

  
 Canadian Pacific - AskTheBrain.com
In Fontaine a tribunal under the Canadian Human Rights Act ruled that the complainant was discriminated against when while employed as a cook for Canadian Pacific railway was terminated after it was discovered that he was living with HIV.
CP reaches agreement with two unions Canadian Pacific Railway and two unions representing track maintainers and clerical employees in Canada have reached settlements for three-year contracts through the end of 2003.
In 1871, Fleming was appointed as the chief engineer of the Canadian Pacific Railway and was charged with the survey of the line in western Canada through the Rocky Mountains.
www.askthebrain.com /canadian_pacific-.html   (384 words)

  
 Rex Travel - Royal Canadian Pacific Train - Train Information
Among the luminaries that have graced the Royal Canadian Pacific's fleet are Bill Gates, Winston Churchill, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, and Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Locomotive 1400, the Royal Canadian Pacific’s flagship locomotive, was built for the CPR by General Motors in their London, Ont. plant.
Canadian railway passenger service was turned over to the federal government’s crown corporation, Via Rail, in 1978.
www.rextravel.com /rail/rcp/rcptrain.htm   (1740 words)

  
 Canadian Pacific Railway Company - Canada 1930
The construction of a railroad crossing the continent in Canadian territory was one of the conditions on which British Columbia entered the confederation in 1871.
However, in the Canadian Shield, north of Lake Superior, crews had to blast their way with dynamite through the hard rock.
Canadian Pacific Limited was a diversified operating company active in transportation, energy and hotels.
www.scripophily.net /caparacoca19.html   (1053 words)

  
 Powell's Books - Posters of the Canadian Pacific by   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Canadian Pacific transcontinental railroad spanned North America from the Atlantic to Pacific oceans.
Posters of the Canadian Pacific is a treasury of three hundred of the finest posters published by the company.
They were displayed in Canadian Pacific offices and independent travel agencies worldwide from the 1880s until the 1970s.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/biblio?inkey=62-1552979172-0   (386 words)

  
 Canadian Pacific Transport Company
It was the motor coach, or bus, division of Canadian Pacific Railway.
Other Canadian Pacific bus operations included Quebec Central Transportation, another involving the Dominion Atlantic Railway in Nova Scotia, as well as the Brandon-Wheatfield airfield operation in Manitoba.
The Canadian Pacific Transport Company Limited began bus service on September 14, 1925 between Galt and Preston in order to compete with Highway King Coach Line, later The Canada Coach Lines Ltd. An extention from Preston to Blair was added later, a distance of approximately three miles.
www.trainweb.org /elso/cpt.htm   (821 words)

  
 Canadian Pacific Railway News
Canadian Pacific Railway News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
The Canadian Railway Hall of Fame would like to thank the public for its nominations of the leaders, heroes, communities and technologies of the Canadian railway industry, said Les Kozma, president and chairman...
Victims of the 2002 train derailment and anhydrous ammonia spill in Minot, North Dakota, are planning a demonstration at the U-S headquarters of the Canadian Pacific Railway in Minneapolis today.
www.topix.net /com/cp   (800 words)

  
 Civilization.ca - Canada Hall - Canadian Pacific Gallery
The Canadian Pacific Charitable Foundation is gratefully acknowledged for its generous donation to the construction of the Canadian Pacific Gallery.
The completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) in 1885 fulfilled a dream — the vision of a nation stretching from sea to sea.
This gallery highlights the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway, an event which played a fundamental role in the settlement and development of the Canadian West.
www.civilization.ca /hist/phase2/mod1e.html   (277 words)

  
 canadian pacific price stock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CPR) is a Class I railway providing rail and intermodal freight transportation services over a 13,900-mile network serving the principal business centers of...
Monday it upgraded Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. one notch and boosted its stock target price on the hope...
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www.mia-marketing.com /stock/canadian-pacific-price-stock.html   (478 words)

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