Collection 2013.6 - David Davies Railway Collection

Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) and BC Rail (BCR) maps Building the Pacific Great Eastern Railway PGE/BC Rail Dease Lake extension "The Scenic and Industrious Route of BC Rail" "Map of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway" Home in Nanaimo, B.C. Derelict building in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island Provincial Government Mine Rescue Station in Nanaimo, B.C. Home in Nanaimo, B.C. The Canadian Bank of Commerce in Ladysmith, B.C. Office of the Central Coal Co. Ltd in Nanaimo, B.C. St. Anne's log church on Vancouver Island Brick home in Nanaimo, B.C. Bandstand in English Bay Church in Arrow Park, B.C. Log cabin beside lower Arrow Lake Peat barns on New Westminster Highway on Lulu Island Summer cottage by English Bay in Vancouver, B.C. Barn in South Westminster Lutheran Church in Surrey, B.C. Home in north Surrey, B.C. Farmhouse in Surrey St. Helen's Anglican Church in Surrey Former Sailor's Home in Vancouver, B.C. Former "Terminus Hotel" in Vancouver, B.C. Old building in Vancouver, B.C. Headquarters of the National Harbours Board in Vancouver, B.C. The Vancouver Supply Company building Mussenden Building in Vancouver, B.C. Former C.P.R. route  in Vancouver, B.C. Home in Vancouver, B.C. Store in Sardis, Chilliwack B.C. Old church or school being demolished in Vancouver, B.C. Home in Vancouver, B.C. Stone house in West Vancouver, B.C. Church at Clayburn, near Abbotsford, B.C. Barn in Upper Fraser Valley Post office, store, and gas pump in Clayburn Buckingham Apartments in Vancouver, B.C. Wheatsheaf Inn on Vancouver Island Chinatown in Duncan, B.C. Girls' school at Shawnigan Lake Schoolhouse in Chinatown in Nanaimo, B.C. Chinatown in Duncan, B.C. Abandoned church at Extension, B.C. Grocery store in Pitt Meadows, B.C. Former store in Pitt Meadows, B.C. Grand Central Hotel in south Vancouver Former service station in Pitt Meadows, B.C. City hall in Pitt Meadows, B.C.
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David Davies Railway Collection

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  • Textual record
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  • Cartographic material
  • Architectural drawing

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2013.6

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  • [before 2020] (Collection)
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    Davies, David Llewellyn

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  • 6 m of textual records and other material
  • 51 architectural and technical drawings
  • 1 sound recording
  • 4000 photographs

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The David Davies Railway Collection encompasses all facets of railway history specifically in the province of British Columbia and the Yukon territory. The collection consists of research material accumulated over the course of more than fifty years, and includes monographs, periodicals, articles, clippings, railway timetables, photographs, maps and plans, and excerpts. Material covers public, tourist, and private (industrial) railways, including: CPR, KVR, E&N; CNR, CNoR, GTPR; and PGER, BCR. The collection excludes material regarding streetcar systems and rapid transit, but includes long distance electric interurbans.

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Original order has been maintained, but rehousing and inclusion of monographs has shifted the numbering of the original boxes. Original box numbers are noted for reference purposes.

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  • English

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