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03/06/1889 The transcontinental Canadian Pacific Railway is completed

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Rogers Pass: Canadian Pacific's Mountain Sub

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Iron Ribbon - A Brief History of the Canadian Pacific Railway

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Canadian Pacific Railway

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The Canadian Pacific Railway is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881. The railroad is owned by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, which began operations as legal owner in a corporate restructuring in 2001.
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    • Essentials 

    • History 

    • Building the railway, 1881–1886 

    • 1886–1900 

    • CPR and the settlement of western Canada 

    • 1901–1928 

    • First World War 

    • Great Depression and the Second World War, 1929–1945 

    • 1946–1978 

    • 1979–2001 

    • 2001 to present 

    • Canadian Pacific Railway's North Line 

    • Freight trains 

    • Passenger trains 

    • Sleeping, Dining and Parlour Car Department 

    • Silk trains 

    • Funeral trains 

    • Royal trains 

    • Better Farming Train 

    • ''Silver Streak'' 

    • Holiday Train 

    • Royal Canadian Pacific 

    • Steam train 

    • Spirit Train 

    • CP Canada 150 Train 

    • Non-railway services 

    • Telegraph 

    • Radio 

    • Steamships 

    • British Columbia Coast Steamships 

    • British Columbia Lake and River Service 

    • Hotels 

    • Airline 

    • Steam locomotives 

    • Diesel locomotives 

    • Corporate structure 

    • Major facilities 

    • Hump yards 

    • Joint partnership