Grant (1873) - Ocean to Ocean

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Grant, George M. Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Fleming's Expedition through Canada in 1872,

Campbell, Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Seale, Toronto:London 1873

This book was very popular at the time and helped to create interest in the west both in Eastern Canada and in England. The book has been republished a nubmer of times. It recounts the 1872 journey across the continent from Ontario to British Columbia along the proposed route of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The expedition was led by Sandford Fleming, chief engineer of the railway at the time.

It is also available on microfiche CIHM 30275 and online (see the Table of Contents below).


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Table of Contents

All links go offsite to the online version of this book.