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The Last Spike

The Great Railway, 1881-1885

Pierre Berton

In the four years between 1881 and 1885, Canada was forged into one nation by the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Last Spike reconstructs the incredible story of how some 2,000 miles of steel crossed the continent in just five years — exactly half the time stipulated in the contract. Pierre Berton recreates the adventures that were pa...
Publish Date
2001
August 14
First Published in 1971
Goodreads rating
4.12
ISBN
9780385658416
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