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Canadian Pacific Railway
Observation Cars in Europe 1912-1914
By Arjan den Boer
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Tourist pose by a European Canadian Pacific Railway observation car - Date unknown Photographer unknown - CP Archives.
(Background - CP 8875 West (Train 31B-26) at milepost 117.8 of the Shuswap Subdivsion - 27 Jan 2010 John Leeming)
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 Logo Arjan den Boer created and assembled this presentation for his retours web site. retours is a monthly magazine for web browsers and tablet computers on the intersection between railway history, design, and photography. retours is definitely not only for train fanatics, but for anyone with an interest in history and applied arts. Topics include railway posters, station architecture, and travel photography. In some cases, items from Arjan den Boer's own collection constitute the starting point. By using a lot of images, short texts, and multimedia, he makes railway and design history attractive to a wide audience. The retours web site is constructed in HTML5 and optimized for the iPad, but can also be viewed in a recent web browser. The texts and images (indicating Arjan den Boer) may be reused under a Creative Commons license. Comments and suggestions are welcome on his web site where you may also subscribe to the retours eMail newsletter.

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George Behrend, Luxury Trains. From the Orient Express to the TGV. New York 1982.
 
Michael John, Push And Pull Factors for Overseas Migrants from Austria-Hungary in the 19th and 20th Centuries in:  Austrian immigration to Canada. Selected Essays, Montreal 1996.
 
Omer Lavallee, Rails from the Vienna Woods, great Austrian Adventure in:  CP Rail News Vol. 8, Montreal 1978.
 
Tour in Austria in:  The Standard, 28 August-5 September 1912.
 
Das digitale Eisenbahn Fotoarchiv.
 
Simplon - The Passenger Ship Web Site.
 
Trains World Expresses.
 
Trains Deluxe, Canadian Museum of Rail Travel.
 
The Cuneo Society Website.
 
Wikipedia - Canadian Pacific Railway, Imperial Royal Austrian State Railways, Tauernbahn, Ferrovia Transalpina, Österreichischer Lloyd, Stazione di Trieste Campo Marzio.
 
With special thanks to Canadian Pacific Railway archivist Nick Richbell - Arjan den Boer.

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