Photograph depicts CN speeders for disposal. Row of about 40 speeders/trolleys withdrawn from service to be scrapped. All self-propelled vehicles were made by Fairmont Railway Motors Inc/Ltd, Toronto. Engineless vehicles were made by Rail Car Canada.
Photograph depicts a Woodings Rail car owned by Kettle Valley Steam (Heritage) Railway. Davies noted that it was a rare example to have seen in B.C. at the time. It was believed to have been a type that was favored by the CPR.
Photograph taken at the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway (CPR) yard in Port Alberni that was now worked by Rail America. The visible box cars were to hold products from the adjacent Pacifica Papers Inc. paper mill.
Photograph depicts a private locomotive owned by a Pacifica Papers Inc. that was to switch to their yards. Opposite their yards was an Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway wye which was being used to stored loaded cars awaiting daily Rail America freight.
Photograph depicts a locomotive shed and maintenance facility of Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway at the branch terminal in Port Alberni. It was now used by the tourist "Alberni Pacifica Railway." CPR locomotive #8427 found in foreground.
Photograph depicts what Davies noted to be a rare sight to be on a train. Visible are CPR way freight between Lumby and Vernon, travelling to Vernon. 31 of them built at CPR Angus shops in 1976. Only 10 survived at the beginning of 1997.
Photograph depicts a pole yard of Gorman Bros Ltd. Loading methods and quality were checked by CN inspectors in Kamloops, then on the main trans-continental line. These particular lines were destined for Ontario.
Photograph depicts a crosspiece of an unusable "Y" (the reason for it). It appeared that the piece was used to offload items and in time, distorted the track. All 3 switches of the "Y" and total trackage were still in place.