File:LastSpike Craigellachie BC Canada.jpg

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Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, British Columbia on November 7, 1885. Donald Smith driving the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Also in the photo are (generally left to right) A.B. Rogers (Surveyor), Michael Haney (Contractor), Sir William Van Horne (CPR Manager), Sir Sandford Fleming, Edward Mallandaine (teenager), Henry Cambie (engineer), John Egan (General Superintendent), Sam Steele (NorthWest Mounted Police), Tom Wilson (Guide), James Ross (engineer)

Photo taken November 7, 1885 by Alexander Ross of Ross Best & Co.

Courtesy of the National Library and Archives of Canada

It is believed that this image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired under the copyright laws of Canada.

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