Song about building the CPR by Gordon Lightfoot

SONG OF DAY.Gordon Lightfoot - 'Canadian Railroad Trilogy' - This song describes the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. It was commissioned by the CBC for a special broadcast on January to start Canada's Centennial year.

Recognition of Chinese workers on the CPR (1880)

Video connecting the poem, "Equal Opportunity" it to the Chinese laborers of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the including their history and the recognitioln that the Chinese Canadians deserve.

The last spike and faces of the CPR

The building of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) was symbolic in the building of the nation and, from the very start, the project captured the public's ima.

CPR and the faces of the CPR

A short video on the history of the Canadian Pacific railway

CPR railway along Lake Superior

A history video showing the life in the camps along the shore of Lake Superior while the CPR was built between with the song of "Canadian Railroad Trilogy"

Jim James and the Damn Shames - The CPR song

Canadian Pacific Railway song "CP Rails" by Jim James and The Damn Shames

Chinese and the CPR. BC's history.

Chinese Canadian History in British Columbia: The Chinese CPR Railway Workers.

Riding on the CPR -1940's

Old footage of life riding a train. Excitement in its finest form ladies and gentlemen.

Rick Mercer and the Last Spike

Rick rides the rails through British Columbia with Canadian Pacific and Parks Canada.