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English: Last Spike of the CPR - Craigellachie, British Columbia, Canada.

Donald Alexander Smith driving the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Also in the photo are (generally left to right) Albert Bowman Rogers (Surveyor), Michael Haney (Contractor), William Cornelius Van Horne (CPR Manager), Sir Sandford Fleming, Edward Mallandaine (teenager), Henry Cambie (engineer), John Egan (General Superintendent), Sam Steele (NorthWest Mounted Police), James Ross (engineer). The man at the rear of the photo, just right of centre, with a white cowboy hat and moustache, is reputed to be Tom Wilson, guide & outfitter & the first white man to see Lake Louise.

Français : Dernier clou du CP à Craigellachie en Colombie-Britannique
Date 7 November 1885(1885-11-07)
Source http://railways-atlas.tapor.ualberta.ca/cocoon/atlas/Images/Photos/DrivingtheLastSpikeontheCPR.jpg
Author Ross, Alexander, Best & Co., Winnipeg
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