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C.P.R. rail ferry transfer #4

Photograph depicts the C.P.R. rail ferry transfer #4, registered at Victoria. It is tied to the western side of C.P.R. Pier A! at Vancouver. It holds four tracks and is not self-propelled.

C.P.R. yards in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the C.P.R. yards just west of downtown passenger station and in front of Pier B, owned by the C.P.R. The view is looking northwest from Burrard St.

CNR Vancouver

Photograph depicts a CN boxcar that was 56 years old, having been built in 1918. It had a steel frame, but was also built with wood sides and ends. Located in Dunley Street in the CN yards on the site of the old Hastings Mill.

CNR depot Vancouver 23 car circus train

Photograph depicts a 23 car train that belonged to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey. 19 cars were on one string on the north side and 4 were on the south side. Presumably, visible is the circus manager's car which is at the end of the...

CNR depot Vancouver 23 car circus train

Photograph depicts a 23 car train that belonged to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey. 2 of the cars are visible. The train's make-up included: 1 observation car for the circus manager, 1 generator and tool car, 4 animals cars, which al...

CNR rail bridge

Photo deoicts the lifting span of an existing rail bridge that was stuck in upwards position after the north pier had been struck by a freighter, putting the towers out of alignment. Visible is a crew working at the base of the north tower.

CNR rail ferry ramp, Vancouver

Photograph depicts a CPR rail ferry ramp, just east of Pier A3 in Vancouver Harbour. It was usual to offload two outer tracks followed by the center. These cars were heavily loaded with pulp from Harmac and they caused the barge to tilt. There was...

CP rail and warehouse complex on Homer St.

Photograph depicts the CP rail and the edge of the Homer St. warehouse complex in Vancouver. The view is looking northeast at the western end of Mainland St. The building is at #1152 Mainland St. The right hand track (man's shadow it) goes do...

CP rail in the False Creek area

Photograph depicts the CP rail in the False Creek area in Vancouver. It is between Beatty and Cambie Streets with Smithe St. crossing from left to right in the foreground. The photo includes an insulated box car of the Southern Pacific Railway, #S...

CPR "Princess Elaine"

Photograph depicts a CPR ship named "Princess Elaine" at the pier opposite the CPR station in Vancouver. The ship was being stripped of its engines and was subsequently towed to Blaine, WA.

CPR "Princess Elaine"

Photograph depicts a CPR ship named "Princess Elaine" at the pier opposite the CPR station in Vancouver. The ship was being stripped of its engines and was subsequently towed to Blaine, WA.

CPR "Princess Elaine"

Photograph depicts a CPR ship named "Princess Elaine" at the pier opposite the CPR station in Vancouver. The ship was being stripped of its engines and was subsequently towed to Blaine, WA.

CPR "Princess Elaine"

Photograph depicts a CPR ship named "Princess Elaine" at the pier opposite the CPR station in Vancouver. The ship was being stripped of its engines and was subsequently towed to Blaine, WA.

CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver. It shows CPR locomotive #3716, 2-8-0 Consolidation. It was built in February 1929 at the Montreal Locomotive Works. It was acquired in 1966 from the CPR by the city of Port Coquitlam. The lo...

CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver. It shows CPR locomotive #3716, 2-8-0 Consolidation. It was built in February 1929 at the Montreal Locomotive Works. It was acquired in 1966 from the CPR by the city of Port Coquitlam. The lo...

CPR False Creek yards

Photograph depicts the CPR False Creek yards in Vancouver. Turning the "Canadian" on the loop. An observation car is in the foreground. The view is looking southwest.

CPR False Creek yards

Photograph depicts the CPR False Creek yards in Vancouver. It The scale test car in the photo is #420927 and is one of the few 4 wheeled cars on the North American railways.

CPR False Creek yards

Photograph depicts the CPR False Creek yards in Vancouver. The view is looking northeast with the roundhouse immediately behind the camera. The switcher is moving on 180 degree loop.

CPR depot Vancouver

Photograph depicts a shay locomotive en-route for preservation at the National Museum of Science in Ottawa. It was previously owned by Elk Falls Ltd., near Campbell River, Vancouver Island and was taken out of regular service on October 9, 1973.

CPR depot Vancouver

Photograph depicts a shay locomotive which was last steamed in service on October 9, 1973. Here, it was en-route to the National Museum of Sciene in Ottawa. It was off-loaded at the CPR dock from the Gulf of Georgia barge. Now it was to be loaded ...

CPR depot Vancouver

Photograph depicts a close up of a shay locomotive last steamed in service at the Elk Falls Mile near Campbell River on October 9, 1973. Here, it was on en-route to the National Museum of Sciene in Ottawa after being off-loaded from a Gulf of Geor...

CPR depot Vancouver

Photograph depicts a close up of a shay locomotive last steamed in service at the Elk Falls Mile near Campbell River on October 9, 1973. Here, it was on en-route to the National Museum of Sciene in Ottawa after being off-loaded from a Gulf of Geor...

CPR depot Vancouver

Photograph depicts a close up of a shay locomotive last steamed in service at the Elk Falls Mile near Campbell River on October 9, 1973. Here, it was on en-route to the National Museum of Sciene in Ottawa after being off-loaded from a Gulf of Geor...

CPR ferry ramp

Photograph depicts a CPR tail ferry ramp just east of Pier A3 in Vancouver Harbour. Displays the connection with the ramp (in the foreground) and the barge (in the middle distance).

CPR ferry ramp

Photograph depicts a CPR rail ferry ramp just east of Pier A3 in Vancouver Harbour. On the adjustable ramp, it shows the gantry and barge connected. Cars were being unloaded off of a 18-car York Ltd. rail barge.

CPR ferry ramp

Photograph depicts a CPR rail ferry slip, east of Pier A3 in Vancouver Harbour. Visible are loaded cars of pulp that came from Harmac. They were being unloaded off of an 18 car barge owned and operated by D. Yorke and Sans Ltd. This slip was the o...

CPR ferry ramp

Photograph depicts a CPR rail ferry ramp, east of Pier A3 in Vancouver Harbour. Image displays details of the attachment of a barge to a ramp.

CPR ferry ramp

Photograph depicts a CPR rail ferry ramp in Vancouver Harbour. The ramp acted as a dock for the "Princess of Vancouver."

CPR line Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR line on Thurlow Street, Vancouver. A new spur was about to be laid next to a recently built rail ferry slip.

CPR line in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR line in Vancouver. Confusingly, the street is called "Mainland" but the box cars were spotted at the rear of 1152 Hamilton St. The nearest car is a Penn Central 167223, built in November 1972 and behind it is C...

CPR line in Vancouver

Photograph depicts a view between Drake and Pacific Streets, on the edge of the CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver. The view is looking east and the Archibald Agencies located at 328 Drake St. are on the left. Some of the rail on the siding is date...

CPR line in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the former Coal Harbour branch of the CPR line in Vancouver. The photo was taken near the north foot of Broughton St. in Coal Harbour. A single spur line ran back behind the camera for 150 to 200 yards. The view is looking east.

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