A STRATEGIC RAILWAY. (Per Press AssociationY-Copyright.) WASHINGTON, February 19. The Lower ,House passed the Alaska Railways Bill, and the Senate passed a similar measure. A conference of both Houses is pending to give the measure final form. k A thousand miles of railway development in Alaska is planned, with the ultimate construction of Canadian linklines through British Columbia, pro-j viding a strategic railway of great importance along the North Pacific Coastl In the ovent of war it would render the [ transportation of troops an easy matter. ■
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914
ALASKA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914
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