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"Y" at Lumby

Photograph taken looking towards a "Y." Only the left or northside of the "Y" appeared to be in use and was only about half the length. A crosspiece of it was actually unusable.

1897 single shot English rifled gun

Photograph depicts an 1897 single shot English rifled gun. Mounted on a mine sweeper "HMCS Theipval," founded on an unchartered rock in Burkley Sound, Febraury 27, 1930. It was recovered in the late 1970s.

1912 steam shovel

Photograph depicts a 1912 steam shovel owned by, and in the gardens of, Neill Brady-Browne. Found on Discovery Rd., Campbell River on Vancouver Island.

2-6-0 locomotive in Blairmore, Alberta

Photograph depicts 2-6-0 locomotive #1 in Blairmore, Alberta, approximately 15 miles east of the B.C. border. It is disused and inoperable. Built by the Canadian Locomotive Company #1245. There are no dates or ownership names, but it was possibly ...

4-wheeled wagon

Photograph depicts a 4- wheeled wagon that was designed to hold 'pay dirt' or 'rubbish' with a drop bottom worked by a ratchet and chains.

Abandoned coal mine east of Fernie, BC

Photograph depicts an abandoned coal mine in Coal Creek, 5 miles east of Fernie, BCThe entrance to the mine is unusual and is 2/3rds up the mountainside. The mine was closed in 1959. Flat ground in foreground is littered with at least 100 mine tub...

Abandoned house, Trout Lake

Photograph depicts an abandoned house in a semi-host town viallage that dated back to 1895-1900. It was coverd with hop flowers which was typical for most of the deserted homes in the area. Village had 20 buildings standings of which 12 were occup...

Abbotsford CPR depot

Photograph depicts the Abbotsford CPR depot. It was built circa 1910-1914 and was the second depot built by the CPR in the town. It is at mile 6.7 on the the Huntingdon branch from Mission City. It was last used for passenger traffic in October 19...

Accident statistics

File consists of documents regarding accident statistics, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes statistics on railway crossings, trespassing, derailments, and railway-...

Accidents at grade crossings

File consists of research material regarding accidents at grade crossings, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Mainly includes newspaper clippings of train collisions with ca...

Accidents: Bridges and trestles

File consists of research material regarding accidents on bridges and trestles, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information on accidents at Surprise Creek bridge...

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