Along the Shore Line
Correspondence About C.P.R. Station Landscaping


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Item Type:
Correspondence
Description:
Letter send to the CPR station in Schreiber, Ontario regarding the pleasing appearance of the the station grounds that were created and maintained by Louis Halonen.

The letter reads:

"Dear Sir,

I have just passed your station but have not yet got
over the thrill of seeing your garden-the best I have ever seen at
a railway station anywhere on this continent or abroad. I shall
always remember it. Particularly the grass: How did you get such
such a velvety lawn?

I heard many expression of pleasure from the
passengers and thought you should know of the delight such a spot
gives the traveller upon coming out of a long drawn-out wilderness.

Yours Truly, Henry Francis Hine Turrington, Conecticut, USA

Thursday, September 9, 1937 7:15 pm

I have written to the General Manager about this."
Date of Publication:
9 Sep 1937
Dimensions:
Width: 8 in
Height: 10 in
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Canadian Pacific Railway
Local identifier:
RR0157
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.81252 Longitude: -87.26458
Creative Commons licence:
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Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Schreiber Heritage & Tourism Committee
Email
Agency street/mail address

Winnipeg Street

P.O. Box 368

Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0

1-807-824-2419

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Correspondence About C.P.R. Station Landscaping


Letter send to the CPR station in Schreiber, Ontario regarding the pleasing appearance of the the station grounds that were created and maintained by Louis Halonen.

The letter reads:

"Dear Sir,

I have just passed your station but have not yet got
over the thrill of seeing your garden-the best I have ever seen at
a railway station anywhere on this continent or abroad. I shall
always remember it. Particularly the grass: How did you get such
such a velvety lawn?

I heard many expression of pleasure from the
passengers and thought you should know of the delight such a spot
gives the traveller upon coming out of a long drawn-out wilderness.

Yours Truly, Henry Francis Hine Turrington, Conecticut, USA

Thursday, September 9, 1937 7:15 pm

I have written to the General Manager about this."