Picking up where we left off yesterday, here we have more of the story of the transcontinental railroads and the mammoth task of their construction.
The item in this display case is a theodolite, a standard tool used by surveyors at the time.
A panel and display case looks at Haida artist and chief Charles Edenshaw. The totem pole and hat in the display case are his works.
Nearby is one of the treasures of the Museum. St. Onuphrius Catholic Church was given to the Museum in the 1990s and installed here. As part of the wave of immigrants from Ukraine into the West in the late 19th century and first half of the 20th century, this church ministered to the community of Smoky Lake northeast of Edmonton. It remains a consecrated church today. Because of Covid restrictions, the interior was off limits, but the doors were open and the sanctuary could be seen.