Canadian Pacific Railway
posted by Emma .
How did the CPR & other railroads serve to increase economic growth in BC?
All i can come up with is that they gathered tourists.
Tourists back in the 1800"s ?
The major impact was in the relatively easy transportation of major goods. The Rockies were a huge physical barrier, and the railroad made the passage through those massive mountains possible.
Remember cars and trucks, and thus any roads, were not yet in the picture.
In addition, here some sites to peruse:
Oh okay:) Thanks Reiny