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On July 20th, 1871, BC joined Confederation as the 6th province and was promised a transcontinental railway line to join BC to the east within ten years. To learn more about Confederation and the railway, please see our history page. Featured above is a windup toy locomotive, circa 1910-1920 from Germany. This toy train was meant to be played with or without the accompanying tender and train car.

On July 20th, 1871, BC joined Confederation as the 6th province and was promised a transcontinental railway line to join BC to the east within ten years. To learn more about Confederation and the railway, please see our history page.

Featured above is a windup toy locomotive, circa 1910-1920 from Germany. This toy train was meant to be played with or without the accompanying tender and train car.