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LastSpike
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The Last Spike was driven home by Donald A. Smith at 9:22 am on November 7th, 1885 in Craigellachie, British Columbia. It was a monumental event that connected the transcontinental railroad from Montreal, Quebec to Port Moody, British Columbia. The famous photograph of the event shows an elderly white-bearded Smith,  leaning over the track, poised […]

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