From Mountainside to Oceanside

Unfolded to 16″-by-22″, one side of this brochure has fourteen color photos of Jasper, the Rockies, the Fraser River, and Vancouver, plus a small simplified map of the VIA system. The other side has detailed maps and an along-the-way guide for the route from Edmonton to Vancouver, with a guide, but no maps, for Jasper to Prince Rupert.

Click image to download a 7.4-MB PDF of this brochure.

The brochure is undated, but the simplified map includes the Canadian Pacific route through Banff, so I probably collected it in 1978 or 1979. The CP route is otherwise unmentioned; I would hope that a similar along-the-way brochure was available for Calgary-to-Vancouver, but VIA’s bias for the CN routes (since both were government controlled) might have led them to skip such a brochure.

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