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Memory Mondays – Railway Construction in Saskatchewan

May’s #MemoryMondays are featuring photos of railway construction in Saskatchewan. These photos are from the WDM’s Barton Collection of photos, documenting multiple generations of a family who lived on a farm near Floral.

This photo shows a number of horse teams working on constructing the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway near the Barton family farm at Floral. No date.

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A row of tents, which were used to house railway workers. No date.

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This photo shows heavy machinery constructing the railway. No date.

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This undated photo shows horse teams pulling scrapers to prepare for the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.

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This photo shows the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Date unknown.

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