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Feature historical articles by Red Deer historian Michael Dawe:

   related to Calgary & Edmonton Railway / CPR heritage:
       Remembering the Labour Day weekend of 1913 (Red Deer Express Aug.2013)
       An early community landmark - the Michener Fountain (Red Deer Express June 2011)
       Lots of street name debate in City's history
(Red Deer Express Sep.2010)
       CPR Station Park once shining jewel of Red Deer (Red Deer Express June 2009)
      
Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge now 100 years old (Red Deer Advocate June 2009) 
       Red Deer's downtown hotels have celebrated history
(Red Deer Express June 2009)
       The history of Red Deer's CPR station
(Red Deer Express April 2007)
       Red Deer becomes a divisional point for CPR
(Red Deer Advocate Special March 2007)
       The Michener Fountain
(Red Deer Express July 2005)

   related to Alberta Central Railway / CPR ACR branch heritage
      
A look back at the Alberta Central Railway (Red Deer Express Sept.2014)
       Laurier's 1910 visit huge event for city (Red Deer Express August 2010)
       Mintlaw Bridge essential to region's railroad heritage (Red Deer Express March 2010)
       Sir Wilfrid Laurier visited Red Deer (Red Deer Advocate May 2010)
       The origins of Alberta Central Rail pillar (Red Deer Express April 2008)
       Alberta Central Railway helped open region (Red Deer Advocate Special March 2007)
       John T. Moore (Red Deer Express Feb.2003)

   related to Canadian Northern Railway / GTP Railway / CNR heritage
       The Village of Mirror turns 100 (Red Deer Express July 2012)
       A look at the Canadian Northern Railway (Red Deer Express Jan.2011)
       Rail relocation project a first in Western Canada (Red Deer Advocate June 2010)
       Rotary Recreation Park area a jewel in heart of city (Red Deer Express Aug.2009)

   related to regional railway heritage:
       Looking back to when Red Deer landed city status (Red Deer Express March 2013)
       The history of the Village of Sylvan Lake (Red Deer Express Jan.2013)
       Prosperous times for New Year's, 1912 in Red Deer
(Red Deer Express Dec.2011)
       Region celebrating century of railroad heritage (Red Deer Express March 2010)

   related to transit and trail heritage:

       Sorensen Station a fitting tribute
(Red Deer Express June 2010)
       Fort Normandeau celebrates 125 years
(Red Deer Advocate May 2010)

 

 

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Milestones 1910-13
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Transit in Central Alberta
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Rise and Fall of Passenger Rail
 

The Railways of Central Alberta
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C & E Railway at Red Deer
Alberta Central Railway
Canadian Northern Railway
Canadian Northern Western RR
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Grand Trunk Pacific Central Alberta
Lacombe & Blindman Valley RR
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Railway Stations of the Region
C & ER Combination Stations
Portable Stations
Red Deer CPR 1910 Station
Role of Railway Stations
Red Deer's 4 Stations
CPR Stations in Central Alberta
CNR Stations in Central Alberta
Multiple Station Communities
Station Plans

 
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Rail Structures of Region
Central Alberta Rail Bridges

Mintlaw Trestle
Alberta's Railway Bridges
Western Canada Rail Bridges



 

 

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