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999 Years

08 Jan
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On January 8, 1904, Canadian Pacific leased Mountain Railway for 999 years!

 

For a look at the history of the Alberta Railways, go to the Atlas of Alberta Railways. I also recommend the .pdf document published by the Canadian Railroad Historical Association – very interesting read.

 

 

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2 responses to “999 Years

  1. alesiablogs

    January 8, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    wow …long lease..no one was worried jesus would come back soon i guess….

     
    • tkmorin

      January 8, 2013 at 4:17 pm

      Maybe they had not taken in consideration the Mayan calendar either. 🙂

       

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