July 09, 2014 | CREBNow
Historic Albertan town a stone's throw from Calgary, chock full of community spirit
Strathmore's roots dig deep into Alberta's history.
In 1883, during the eastward construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the tracks ended at a small hamlet. That hamlet would come to be known as Strathmore, reportedly named by Scotsman James Ross, who was in charge of the rail project.