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CPR snow plow

Photograph depicts a never used CPR snow plow, built in 1921 at Angus Shops in Montreal. Spotted at the Kamloops depot.

CPR Wynndel

Photograph taken looking north, with a spur in the foreground. It was used by ore mixed freight daily. It was believed that at the bottom of the grade was a junction with a GNR branch that ran from the US border south of Creston to Kootenay Lake (...

Pacific Wilderness Railway caboose

Photograph depicts the newly created heritage railway, the Pacific Wilderness Railway, at the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway yard in Victoria. Visible is a newly painted locomotive that had recently started service in late June of the year the ph...

CPR gang car

Photograph taken at a railway museum in Midway. Visible is an abandoned CPR gang car made by Fairmont Railway Motors Ltd/Inc, Toronto, Ontario.

CPR gang car

Photograph taken at a railway museum in Midway. Visible is an abandoned CPR gang car made by Fairmont Railway Motors Ltd/Inc, Toronto, Ontario.

Tool house on Windermere Subdivision

Photograph depicts a tool house in Wasa, at the CPR Windermere Subdivision. Before 1970, the station had siding for 37 cars. Now it had two sidings for a total of 150 cars. Note the old box car with old lettering that was presumably on non-reserve...

CPR Wynndel

Photograph depicts a grain elevator that had a 7 car spur to service it. Davies doubted if grain traffic ever moved by rail near Wynndel. Two flat cars appeared to have used the platform to overload machinery and vehicles.

CPR Cranbrook

Photograph depicts weighing track in Cranbrook. Presumably, locomotives took the track on the left side, while cars used the weigh track on the right side.

CPR gang car

Photograph taken at a railway museum in Midway. Visible is an abandoned CPR gang car made by Fairmont Railway Motors Ltd/Inc, Ontario.

CPR snow plow

Photograph depicts a CPR snow plow, built in 1921 at Angus Shops in Montreal. Also visible is a spreader-ditcher, buil by O.F. Jordan Co. in 1959. Spotted at the Kamloops depot.

CPR unit coal train

Postcard depicts a CPR unit coal train pulling out of "Revelstoke, BCon May 6, 1978 behind SD-40-2 Number 5845. This locomotive also controls four Mid-Train Slave Units require on this West bound loaded coal train."

"The Canadian"

Postcard depicts "VIA Rail Canada Nos. 6456 and 6454 hauling Train No. 1, "The Canadian" between Spences Bridge and Drynoch, British Columbia, on Canadian Pacific's Thompson Subdivision, having been delayed by the need to detou...

Spences Bridge

Postcard depicts a "few miles up river from Spences Bridge this spectacular sight of the deep-blue Thomspon, among the sagegreen hills. Scores of ardent fishermen have found this river excellent for catching Steelhead throughout the fish run....

"The Canadian"

Postcard depicts "Canadian Pacific's all Stainless Stel Scenic Dome Streamliner-"The Canadian"-in the Canadian Rockies."

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