Arriving at the 6th Siding

Creator(s): Mountain View Museum (Olds Historical Society)

In 1890, Irish-born railway man, David Shannon became the first to settle the land by the 6th siding, named Olds in 1891. Shannon immigrated to Canada to construct the CPR from Montréal to the Golden Spike. Many like him formed the city of Olds. Read about their early days in this exhibit.

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