April 25: Last steam engine; Trans-Canada Highway agreement; Julia Johnson goes missing.

April 25, 1928 - Five year-old Julia Johnson of Austin Street goes missing.

April 25, 1950 - B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and PEI sign an agreement with the federal government to create a Trans-Canada Highway. Construction began late that summer. (Image: Alan L Pollock, Library and Archives Canada)

April 25, 1960 - The last scheduled steam-powered train in Canada runs from Winnipeg to Dauphin. The locomotive that made that run is on display at Assiniboine Park.

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