The Three Sisters, Canmore - On line of Canadian Pacific Railway
The iconic Three Sisters in the Rocky Mountains, things have moved on since 1908 when this card was posted for today you can even see them on a web-cam. Our ancestors would be amazed.
The town of Canmore in Alberta was founded in 1883 as a railway division and mining town (coal) it is named after the Scottish emigrant Malcolm Canmore. The family that sent this card were also emigrants but from England.
The message reads:
"Hoping this postcard finds you quite well as it leaves me cha?. Hoping you like this. AW"
After the mining finished the town of Canmore went into decline however when the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics were held the town hosted the Nordic events and has enjoyed good fortune ever since as a centre for tourism and sports. It is now one of the largest towns in Alberta. The Canadian Pacific Railway has been rumbling through the centre of Canmore since 1884,
Beth of The Best Hearts Are Crunch is our hostess of Postcard Friendship Friday