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1917 Pamphlet Canadian Northern Railway ‘Peace River Guide’ + Map

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Nicely illustrated covers of farmland and railway.

Inside cover has list of Canadian Government Agents in the US, CNoR representatives in Canada and the US.

‘Low Prices for Settlers and Land Seekers’.

Nice large map of area. (47.5 X 43 cm)

Topics:

  • How to get there
  • Low Prices for Settlers and Land Seekers
  • Round Trip Homeseekers’ Fares
  • Stock Raising
  • Description of Districts
  • Homestead Regulations
  • Customs Regulations
  • Prairie Fires
  • ….

Lot of photos:

  • Peace River Crossing
  • Ploughing at Grande Prairie
  • Grand Prairie
  • Hudson Bay Co. Steamer “Northern Echo” Athabasca River
  • Water Power Athabasca River
  • Spirit River
  • Settlers arriving in the Peace River

Printed by the General Passenger Dept., Toronto Ontario April 1917.

24 ‘pages’, each physical page is made up of two numbered panels on each side.

Condition: poor/fair, but complete. Printed on poor quality paper, paper is aged and browned, especially along seams. Inside detached from cover. Some tears along seams. Larger section of map is detached from back cover. See photos.

10.5 X 23 cm folded, 20 X 23 cm open flat.