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Photographs803 of 2959  1950's BAUMHOLDER, GERMNAY  "ARTILLERY PRACTICE"My Friend Nicholas "Porky" Cutinha, Medal of Honor Winner, photo of him and me 1968 Tay Ninh
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Posted 1 year ago

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walksoftly
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Selected photo's of the Canadian Pacific Railway, it's Hotels & scenes through Alberta & British Columbia, including Banff & Yoho National Parks.
I had planned to post these earlier as June 1st, was the 125th anniversary of the Banff Springs Hotel, AKA Castle in the Rockies.

First image is the Banff Springs Hotel & the Bow Valley, Banff National Park, Alberta.

Second image is Chateau Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta.

Third image is Mt. Burgess & the Chalet at Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

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  1. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Link to more info on Banff Springs Hotel history & anniversary.
    http://albertaventure.com/2013/05/banff-springs-hotel-turns-125/
  2. antiquarius123 antiquarius123, 1 year ago
    What is the history of the photos?
  3. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love antiquarius.
    They originally belonged to a relative who passed away years ago, most likely they were purchased while the family was using their free rail pass. Her father was a section foreman for CP, in southern Manitoba.

    Link to his railroad photo's
    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/17747-rail-maintenance-crew
  4. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love Tony, petey & B'buss.
  5. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 1 year ago
    Very nice collection, and a great note on your family's history!
  6. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love & the comment Ted. You should like the next post in the series as well.
  7. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Thanks for stopping by & showing this some love, Sis, nldionne, trunkman & gargoyle.
  8. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love inky, brat,Phil, Sean, vetraio & Nicole.
  9. toracat toracat, 1 year ago
    I drove Alaska Hiway in 1992! Went to Banff Park! Beautiful!! Also went to Nelson B C have a friend there! beautiful town!!!
  10. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love Kerry & brat.
  11. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Thanks Don, you've seen more of B C than I have, I've always wanted to tour the Alcan Highway, someday.
  12. tom61375 tom61375, 1 year ago
    Looks like the hotel in the movie "The Shining" with Jack Nichols.
  13. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love & comment on these photo's Tom.

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