SPEEDING ACROSS A CONTINENT. America’s first Diesel-electric Express has opened up a new era in railway travel. This wonderful train, built in the form of a huge aluminium tube, is a marvel of lightness and speed, affording to passengers the greatest possible comfort in travelling.
The wonderful story of America's new eight-mile tunnel through the Cascade Mountains. You can read more about the original tunnel through the Cascade Mountains in Frederick Talbot’s Railway Wonders of the World (1913).
The story of the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, “how pioneers thrust the railway across a vast continent”. It deals with the wonderful story of the planning of the Canadian Pacific Railway. It is a story of human endurance and scientific conquest, a story that reveals the importance of railway development in opening up new continents. This is the first article in the series Railways of the Empire. The article is concluded in part 3.