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Bridges

Series consists of articles, clippings, and other research material regarding railway bridges in British Columbia. Includes information about fixed span bridges, drawbridges, moveable span bridges, and trestles. Also includes details about specifi...

Fixed span bridges

File consists of research material regarding fixed span bridges, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes definitions of bridge types; building guides from model railroad...

Draw/moveable span bridges

File consists of research material regarding drawbridges and moveable span bridges, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes an article by Smith and Nicklason entitled &q...

Trestles

File consists of research material regarding railway trestles, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes pieces compiled by Davies on the trestle approaching New Westminst...

New Westminster Drawbridge

File consists of research material regarding the New Westminster Railway Draw Bridge, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes technical specifications of the bridge, map...

Second Narrows Drawbridge

File consists of research material regarding the Second Narrows Drawbridge, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes newspaper articles regarding the bridge, a chronology...

Cisco Bridge

File consists of research material regarding the Cisco Bridge, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes an article by Meridew entitled "Bridging the Fraser at Cisco,...

Structures

Series consists of plans, articles, and clippings regarding structures built by railways (with the exception of bridges and stations) in British Columbia. Includes information about engine houses, roundhouses, turntables, water delivery structures...

Engine houses, roundhouses, and turntables

File consists of research material regarding railway engine houses, roundhouses, and turntables, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes mention of the West Coast Railwa...

Water delivery structures

File consists of research material regarding railway water delivery structures, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes schematic drawings of water delivery structures; ...

Fuelling facilities for coal, oil, and sand

File consists of research material regarding fueling facilities for coal, oil and sand, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following pieces compiled by Davies: ...

Freight houses

File consists of research material regarding freight houses, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals (mainly model railroading magazines). Includes the following pieces compiled b...

Ice storage sheds and ice harvesting

File consists of research material regarding ice storage sheds and ice harvesting, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following pieces compiled by Davies: &quo...

Tunnels

File consists of research material regarding tunnels, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on tunnel clearances, the CN Messiter Tunnel, CNR tunnels, tunn...

Other structures

File consists of research material regarding other miscellaneous railway structures, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on handcar sheds, track scales, ...

Stations

Series consists of material regarding railway stations in British Columbia. Includes information about station furnishing, architectural history, flagstops, and railway station gardens. Also contains details about specific stations and types of st...

CPR stations

File consists of research material regarding Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) stations in British Columbia, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on various ...

CNR stations

File consists of research material regarding Canadian National Railway (CNR) stations in British Columbia, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on various...

Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway (E&N) stations

File consists of research material regarding Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway (E&N) stations in British Columbia, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on...

PGE stations

File consists of research material regarding Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) stations in British Columbia, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on var...

GNR stations

File consists of research material regarding Great Northern Railway (GNR) stations in British Columbia, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on various GN...

Vancouver terminals

File consists of research material regarding railway terminals in Vancouver, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on Pacific Central Station (VIA, Amtrak,...

Railway gardens

File consists of research material regarding railway gardens (usually located next to railway stations), which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on railway g...

Track and Trackside

Series consists of material regarding the laying and maintenance of railway track and other trackside operations in British Columbia. Includes information about rails, track, turnouts, rail ties, gradients, telegraph lines, track signage, road cro...

Rails and track

File consists of research material regarding rails and track, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on tie plates and track fastenings, guard rails, KVR ro...

Turnouts

File consists of research material regarding turnouts, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on switch stands, turnout configurations, and targets.

Ties

File consists of research material regarding rail ties, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on date nails, wood ties, disposal of creosote ties, concrete...

Historical rail, pre-1930 manufacture

File consists of research material regarding rail that was manufactured before 1930, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on track history in B.C., Canadi...

Trackside and miscellaneous

File consists of research material regarding trackside operations, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals (mainly model railroading magazines). Includes information on track fitm...

Gradients

File consists of research material regarding gradients, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes an article by Donald Purdy entitled "Memories of CPR's Kootenay...

Telegraph lines

File consists of research material regarding railway telegraph lines, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes diagrams showing locations of train phone wires; examples o...

Signs

File consists of research material regarding railway signs, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on "tell-tales" that mark restricted clearances...

Road crossings

File consists of research material regarding railway road crossings, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on grade crossings, flashers, and wig-wags.

Diamond crossings

File consists of research material regarding railway diamond crossings, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes examples of various diamond crossings in British Columbia.

Maintenance of Way

Series consists of material related to maintenance-of-way on British Columbia railways. Includes information about track sections, track vehicles, mechanized maintenance, and animals on railway tracks.

Track vehicle specifications

File consists of documents regarding track vehicle specifications, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on push cars, speeders, inspection cars, section c...

Mechanized maintenance (post-1960s era)

File consists of research material regarding mechanized railway maintenance after 1960, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on rail lifters, tie shearers...

Animals on railway tracks

File consists of research material regarding issues with animals on railway tracks, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes incidents involving elephants, moose, cattle,...

Snow Removal

Series consists of material regarding snow removal on British Columbia railways. Includes information about snow removal operations, snow removal equipment, and rotary snow plows.

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