The Last Spike - Eagle Pass Rest Area

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British Columbia


This free day use area offers toilets. No camping or overnight parking allowed. The Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the ceremonial final spike driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) at Craigellachie, British Columbia, at 9:22 am on November 7, 1885. It was driven in by CPR railway financier Donald Smith, marking the end of a saga of natural disasters, financial crises, and even rebellion (see: North-West Rebellion) that plagued Canada's first transcontinental railway from its beginning.

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