The Canadian Shield: Transportation
Here are some Web
sites to help you with your research.
Canadian Pacific Railway
You may know some things about the Canadian Pacific
Railway from studying Canada's past. The CPR opened up the west for settlement.
At this Web site, you can view a huge collection of photographs, illustrations,
maps, cartoons, and logos all about the history of the railway. Look for
links that relate to the Canadian Shield.
Historical Perspective on the North
The railway played an important role in the development
of northern Ontario. You can learn some of the reasons why by visiting
this Ontario government Web site. Use the map and text to find out what
role the railway played.
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