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nter the Atlas of Alberta Railways website for a fascinating graphic approach to the railroading history of Alberta.
The Atlas' 224 detailed maps are accompanied by short articles, illustrations, historic photographs, charts, graphs and interesting trivia that provide a comprehensive overview of the railways in our province.

Travel the many different TRACKS of the Atlas that explore the vast amount of information on this website:

Graphic linking to Main Lines Track

Learn about well-known Canadian lines, including the Canadian Pacific, the Canadian National, the Canadian Northern and the Grand Trunk Pacific Railways.

Graphic linking to Alberta Network Track

Discover the small local lines that shaped the settlement of Alberta such as the Edmonton Interurban and the Betsy Logging Line.

Graphic linking to Before the Railways Track

Step back in time to the early development of western Canada, and the physical geography of Alberta faced by the railways' early plans and planners.

Graphic linking to Railway Mania Track

Catch the railway fever that gripped the nation and see how the railways were built.

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