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The Railwayman

In Toronto, Percy found work with the Canadian Northern Railway, no doubt aided by his big brother Ted. The Canadian Northern was founded to compete with the Canadian Pacific Railway  and completed a transcontinental track in 1916, but, overwhelmed by debt, was nationalized in 1917 and eventually (in 1923) joined with the Grand Trunk Railway and other government-held railways to form the Canadian National Railway. 349 more words

Percy Theobald