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Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway’s Walnut Street freight office and shed in Hamilton

Work stopped and heads turned at the Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway’s Walnut Street freight office and shed in Hamilton for the photographer who took this 1897 photo.

Source: Exporail/CP Collection: A14054 | Download a hi-res version of this photo here

CP 150 Train schedule​ & location

Wednesday, August 9 | 5:00-8:00pm - show starts at 6:00 pm
Gage Park,
1000 Main Street East

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Entertainment

You'll be treated to a truly Canadian performances of Dallas Arcand, champion Aboriginal hoop dancer, Juno award-winning country music singer Dean Brody, country singer Kelly Prescott and our house band, the Rail Road Ramblers.

Canadian country music superstar Dean Brody

Dean Brody“I am so excited to be celebrating Canada's 150th by train this summer, playing towns along the way, experiencing some of the more rugged and rare routes across our country,” said Brody, 13-time Canadian Country Music Award winner and two-time Juno Award winner, most recently for 2016 Country Album of the Year.

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For more information about Dean Brody:

www.deanbrody.com
https://www.facebook.com/deanbrody
https://twitter.com/deanbrody
https://www.instagram.com/deanbrody/

World champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand

Denis Arcand Aboriginal entertainer and world champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand will open the stage show with his world-renowned athleticism and grace, sharing the symbolism of the hoop dance and its significance in aboriginal communities.

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For more information about Dallas Arcand:

www.dallasarcand.ca
https://twitter.com/DallasArcand1
https://www.instagram.com/dallasarcand1/
https://www.facebook.com/dallasarcandhoops/


CP Little General mini train

Don’t miss your chance to ride CP’s miniature train – it’s a ¼ scale model of a General Electric AC4400 locomotive.

Facts about CP in Hamilton

  • In an effort to gain access to the lucrative southern Ontario markets and a US gateway through Buffalo, Canadian Pacific Railway bought a 27 percent interest in the Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo (TH&B) in 1895. CPR acquired the remaining TH&B shares in 1977 from the Consolidated Rail Corporation
  • Hamilton-born Raymond Lewis, the first Canadian-born black athlete to hit the podium at the Olympic Games, first worked as a porter for CPR back in the 1920s and 30s. He won a bronze medal with the men's 4×400-metre relay team at the 1932 Olympics and a silver medal at the 1934 British Empire Games
  • Today, CP employees approximately 30 people in Hamilton
  • Hamilton is the largest active port on Lake Ontario serviced by rail
  • Hamilton is in a valley on the Niagara escarpment, with major grades to the north and south. The grade to the north is the second steepest mountain grade on CP's network (including the Rockies) and is six miles long from Waterdown to Hamilton

Media

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For more about the history of the Canadian Pacific Railway and how its been connecting Canada since 1881, visit cpconnectingcanada.ca/