This site is targeted for students aged 9 to 11, though people of all ages will enjoy the fascinating history of Canadian trains presented here. Discover stories of those that built the railway and those that used it: the workers, pioneers, hobos, school children, tourists, royalty – the list goes on an on. Meet some of the First Nations people whose traditional way of life was changed forever with the coming of the railway. Listen to old songs about trains and hear the sounds of the railway. Photographs, illustrations, advertisements, posters and first-hand accounts tell the story by people who were there. Student activities are included in Educational Resources. Suggested Books and Links have been provided for those who want to learn more about trains in Canadian history.
Visit the website ARCHIVED - Canada, by Train