Saturday, September 17th, 1898, SS Alberta, Lake Huron

Book No. 7 commenced on board the CP SS “Alberta” on Lake Huron, on passage from Fort William to Owen Sound via Sault Ste. Marie (Soo)[1] canal, September 17 1898. The closing page of my last journal described the last hours at Winnipeg. The special lake train left there at 4:30, Thursday afternoon, alternate days only, Thursdays, […]

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Saturday, September 10th, 1898, SS Miowera, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Saturday morning, Sep 10/98. We arrived at Victoria last night at 7 after a very slow day’s steaming, frequently stopping.[1] I got ashore at 8. Doctor did not arrive for an hour after we were wharfed, to our great annoyance. No-one could leave the ship till he was satisfied the ship held a clean bill of […]

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