Back in 2006 We Had Train Tracks for the Holiday Train


The Holiday Train is Coming!!! Help Support the Food Bank!

18th edition of the CP Holiday Train ready to support communities and raise awareness


Joann Voyce sent me these photos when the Holiday Train came to Carleton Place in 2006











The locomotive engineers on the Canadian Pacific ask for $3.50 per day. They are receiving $2.30. The C. P. R. is importing a Harvard man to write descriptive articles of the scenery and sport of their road. Couldn’t a native have been got for the job ? February 1887 Lanark County

Related reading…

The Mystery Streets of Carleton Place– Where was the First Train Station?

Memories of When Rail was King- Carleton Place

Train Accident? Five Bucks and a Free Lunch in Carleton Place Should Settle it

Remembering the Carleton Place CPR Gardens

The Funeral Train That Went Through Carleton Place — Our Haunted Heritage


About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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