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*Revisions in the [[Fraser Canyon]] including locating the main crossing at [[Cisco]] ([[Surveying in 1878]])
 
*Revisions in the [[Fraser Canyon]] including locating the main crossing at [[Cisco]] ([[Surveying in 1878]])
 
==1879==
 
==1879==
*Further explorations in northern British Columbia
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*Further explorations in northern British Columbia (''[[Surveying in 1879]]'')
 
*Canadian government officially decides on the Burrard Inlet route (October 4)
 
*Canadian government officially decides on the Burrard Inlet route (October 4)
*[[Onderdonk]] signs first contract with the Canadian Government to build the railway in the [[Fraser Canyon]]. (December 23)
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*[[Onderdonk]] signs first contract with the Canadian Government to build the railway in the [[Fraser Canyon]]. (December 23) (''[[Onderdonk Section]]'')
  
 
==1880==
 
==1880==

Latest revision as of 12:59, 19 February 2006

The previous contents of this page have been moved to Railways in Southern British Columbia. (Dec 4, 2005)

This timeline contains information about the construction and early operation of the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia.

1871

1872

1873

1874

1875

1876

1877

1878

1879

  • Further explorations in northern British Columbia (Surveying in 1879)
  • Canadian government officially decides on the Burrard Inlet route (October 4)
  • Onderdonk signs first contract with the Canadian Government to build the railway in the Fraser Canyon. (December 23) (Onderdonk Section)

1880

  • May 15 - first dynamite near Yale to start construction.

1883

  • December - Cisco bridge arrives in Vancouver from England

1884

1885