World’s Most Complete Transportation System

With planes, trains, trucks, ships, hotels, and telecommunications, Canadian Pacific could justifiably call itself a more complete transportation system than anything in the United States, where antitrust laws prevented the railroads from controlling most other forms of transportation. While Canadian Pacific didn’t quite go around the world, its planes did connect Canada with Hong Kong, Rome, Madrid, Sydney, Auckland, Mexico City, Santiago, and Buenos Aires.

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In 1962, when this brochure was published, Canadian Pacific passenger ships still connected Canada with Britain. Perhaps CP kept the ships going this long because it was denied air routes to London in favor of Air Canada.

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