BUILDING BRIDGES AND TRESTLES FOR THE CPR

Introduction When the Steel Went Through by P Turner Bone, relates the stories of the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, from a first-hand perspective. On the 4th of January 1877, at the age of 17 years, Bone began his five-year apprenticeship with the firm of Kyle, Dennison, and Few, Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors.…

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CPR Station Scene of 1942 Murder

A great tragedy struck the community of Golden on Dec 19, 1942, when between the hours of four and four thirty in the morning, Philomena Carano was pronounced dead by Dr. D.J. Barclay, in the Ladies Waiting Room of the Golden C.P.R. Station. Her husband Thomas Carano, was taken into custody and charged with her…

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Plan Your Visit

Your safety and that of our staff is our highest priority. To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit please be aware that we are following the Provincial Health guidelines. Face coverings are required and the Golden Museum requires proof of vaccine on entry. Please be considerate of others – especially as the gallery…

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