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Identifier: playgroundsofcan00gran_0 (find matches)
Title: The playgrounds of Canada; a short treatise on tourist, fishing and hunting resorts reached by the Grand Trunk Railway System
Year: 1913 (1910s)
Authors: Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada
Subjects: Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada Fishing Fishing Hunting Hunting Railroads Camps
Publisher: (Montreal): Grand Trunk Railway System, General Passenger Dept.
Contributing Library: Queen's University Library, W.D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library
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LAST DAY IN CAMP, MAGANETAWAN RIVER are alive with brook trout. These speckled beauties are as gamehere as in the Alpine streams of the Rockies. Get a copy of theillustrated descriptive booklet relating to this wonderful territoryissued by the Grand Trunk Railway System, which is sent freeon application to any agent. (See list, page 56.) THE 30,000 ISLANDS OF THE GEORGIAN BAY This wizened old world of ours, small at best, is being wornsmooth and bare by the foot of man. The habitual globe-trotter,in his annual or bi-annual whirl around this shrinking sphere, tiresof the scene. The world-old seas, the Old World watering-places,meeting the same men and women on the way; his eyes are wearyof the same old scenes, his ears are ever fretted by the self-samesongs. He has camped on the continent of Europe until the landis blackened with the ashes of his camp fires. He has travelleduntil he is ready to exclaim, There is nothing new under the sun.
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The Playgrounds of Canada But he is wrong. The Grand Trunk Railway System has beenstaking out, and opening up to the world, new Wonderlands in thewilds of Ontario. Each year new resorts with new hotels are thrownopen, and they are always full to the doors, for the globe-trotter iseager for new fields. Those who cannot afford the time and expenseof a cross-continent trip, welcome these new havens of rest andpleasure. The busy business man and the tired student find restand recreation in the forest fastnesses of the North. The loverof out-of-door sports finds here the happiest hunting ground onthe continent, and renews his youth by the shores of still waterand by the banks of running streams. The great secret of the success and ever-increasing popularityvof these northern resorts lies in the fact that every one who shoots,rests, or recreates here becomes a travelling advertising agent forthe north country, and a fast friend to the Grand Trunk RailwaySystem which is opening new worlds to

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