Making good use of the train.

Vancouver, Quebec City, Ottawa, Boston? Why not! Travellers at the turn of the 20th century have a wide variety of routes to choose from. Blessed with a bourgeoning tourist industry, the railway companies make it a staple of their trade. A number of Native people also benefit from this growth by selling their handcrafted wares to tourists. When you climb aboard a railway car, you have to make sure that you're leaving nothing behind. Prepared for every eventuality, the seasoned traveller is equipped with a full overnight bag or train glasses that protect his eyes from dust and ashes. Because you can never be too careful !

Conrad Graham, Nathalie Lampron, Karine Rousseau, Elizabeth Sifton and Nicole Vallières
McCord Museum of Canadian History

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