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Historic Note: CP launches heritage website on February 16th, 2001

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Derek Boles, TRHA's historian, publishes a daily posting on the Toronto Railway Heritage Yahoo Group List. These postings document major railway oriented events that happened on that day of the year. One of today's items is as follows:

February 16, 2001:

Canadian Pacific commemorates its 120th anniversary by launching a website devoted to displaying images of the history of the company drawn from the CPR Archives. The site at displays hundreds of photographs and graphic art from one of the largest privately-owned archival collections in Canada. Images from the CP archives have also appeared in several books, most notably J.F. Garden's "Nicholas Morant's Canadian Pacific" in 1991. In 2006, the CPR published "Portraits of Canada: Photographic Treasures of the CPR."

The images shown here are from the CPR archives and they and many others can be found on CP's fine reference site.

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Posting by Russ Milland

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