the Pacific Ocean is nearly three thousand miles long, and in many districts the nature of the country through which it passes taxed to the utmost the skill of the engineers. Tunnel after tunnel was bored through the
SIR DoNALD SMITH (AFTERWARDs LORD STRATHCONA)l DRIVING
THE LAST SPIKE IN THE C.P.R.
(Immediately behind Lord Stratheona stands Sir Sandford Fleming
with Sir William Van Horne to his right.)