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Canadian Pacific Railway

07 July 2012

1911 – CPR Department of Natural Resources, Calgary, Alberta

Canadian Pacific Railway Department of Natural Resources building which was on the south side of 9th Avenue east of Centre Street, beside the CPR station. The building occupied the site of what was...

04 July 2012

1906 – Royal Alexandra Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: E. & W.S. Maxwell The 18th and most luxurious of the Canadian Pacific Railway’s hotels, the Royal Alex closed in 1967 and was demolished in 1971. For many years, its ornate interior...

02 July 2012

1919 – Rollercoaster, Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba

The property that would become Winnipeg Beach Park was owned by The Canadian Pacific Railway. It leased land to private developers. They in turn developed beach and picnic facilities. The railway then made...

22 April 2010

1905 – Former Canadian Pacific Station, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: E. & W.S. Maxwell This was the fourth depot built by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) from the construction of the main line through the Manitoba capital in the early 1880′s. Construction...

17 December 2009

1915 – Gare du Palais, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Harry Edward Prindle Built in the Chateau style to reflect the dominant Chateau Frontenac on the old town above the station, the real glory of the Gare du Palais is the entrance...

17 December 2009

1893 – Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Bruce Price Designed by architect Bruce Price, the Château Frontenac was one of a long series of “château” style hotels built for the Canadian Pacific Railway company at the end of the...

14 December 2009

1889 – Windsor Station, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Bruce Price / E. & W.S. Maxwell In 1887, Canadian Pacific, just after completing the country’s first transcontinental railway, began building Windsor Station. The company wished to have a suitably imposing station...

30 September 2009

1898 – Canadian Pacific Railway Station, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: E. & W.S. Maxwell The second CPR station in Vancouver, and unlike the current classical-styled Waterfront Station was built in “railway gothic” like the CPR’s railway hotels. Sited on the waterfront on...