"Sir Wilfreds special train being the first passenger train on the Melville Yorkton branch of G.T.P. July 1910 Photo by Sinclair"

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Database ID34606
InstitutionCity of Yorkton Archives
Fonds/CollectionHoward Jackson Collection
File/Item ReferenceY-J0094 (Book 1)
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Scope and contentMonotone postcard showing the arrival of the first passenger train on the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad carrying Sir Wilfrid Laurier at Yorkton, Saskatchewan on 20 July 1910. From caption in scrapbook: "Prime Minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier visited Yorkton July 20, 1910. He arrived on the first passenger train to run from Melville to Yorkton on the G.T.P. Railway, now the Canadian National. A public reception was held on the C.P.R. station grounds on Broadway. A Mount Guard was in attendance." Postcard from the Howard Jackson Scrapbook Collection.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 9 x 13.5 cm
Date produced1910
Date Range(s)1910-1919
PublisherSinclair's Studio
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsTransportation -- Train
Postcard styledivided back
Postcard mediareal photograph
Place - imageYorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada
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