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The Lounge, Jasper Park Lodge, C.N. Rlwys.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
A postcard of the Lounge at Jasper Park Lodge sent to Mrs. R.B. Layton in Lacombe, Alberta from her son James (re-addressed to Bentley, Alberta). In June, 1922, Canadian National Railways officially opened Jasper Park Lodge. The main building was touted as the largest single-storey log structure in the world.
Inscriptions:
Reverse reads:
"Dear Mother,
Have a train of about 90 cars our stock [i.e. livestock] is about 75 cars away. We went through the rockeys [sic] on the top of a Caboose in our B.V.D's. Haven't seen our stock yet.
James"
Date of Original:
July 1931
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
OILL0091
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Latitude: 52.8724454814888 Longitude: -118.078994750977
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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The Lounge, Jasper Park Lodge, C.N. Rlwys.


A postcard of the Lounge at Jasper Park Lodge sent to Mrs. R.B. Layton in Lacombe, Alberta from her son James (re-addressed to Bentley, Alberta). In June, 1922, Canadian National Railways officially opened Jasper Park Lodge. The main building was touted as the largest single-storey log structure in the world.