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Last Spike of the CPR - Craigellachie, British Columbia, Canada

Donald Alexander Smith driving the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Also in the photo are (generally left to right) Albert Bowman Rogers (Surveyor), Michael Haney (Contractor), William Cornelius Van Horne (CPR Manager), Sir Sandford Fleming, Edward Mallandaine (teenager), Henry Cambie (engineer), John Egan (General Superintendent), Sam Steele (NorthWest Mounted Police), James Ross (engineer)

Photo taken November 7, 1885.

Courtesy of the National Library and Archives of Canada

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