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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 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 ...

Great Northern Railway - Vancouver

Photograph depicts a Great Northern Railway interchange curve to CPR tracks near Raymur Avenue/ Powell Street, Vancouver. Visible is a part of an export train, consisting of 11 (dead) General Motor locomotives hauled by a GNR switcher towards the ...

Great Northern Railway - Vancouver

Photograph depicts Raymur Avenue/Powell Street grade crossing. Image captured looking south at Burlington-Northern (former Great Northern Railway) trackage. Visible are the last 4 locomotives of an 11 locomotive (all dead) train hauled by a GN swi...

Great Northern Railway - Vancouver

Photograph depicts the Great Northern Railway station in main street Vancouver. Image captured looking west with the CNR trackage to the left. Lifted track in the foreground used to be depot track. Visible are switchers and a sand car found behind...

BCER Vancouver

Photograph depicts old BC Electric Railway interurbans purchased for restoration by the government of BC from an Oregon owner. They stood in the CPR Duke Street Yards in Vancouver.

BC Hydro Railway Vancouver

Photograph depicts "Extra 382-Eastbound" freight. Taken from the cab of locomotive #382 on 2% grade between Scott Road and Kennedy in North Surrey. Train had 3 locomotives and about 45 cars.

BC Hydro Railway Vancouver

Photograph depicts the crossing on the Vancouver to Hope freeway. Image taken from the cab of locomotive #382 that was pulling 45 car freight from New Westminster to Huntingdon.

BC Hydro Railway Vancouver

Photograph depicts ballasting of realigned track due to the redevelopment of the south side of False Creek, Vancouver. Existing trackage lay to the north, just behind the front end of visible loader.

BC Hydro Railway Vancouver

Photograph depicts the realignment of track with new, straight trackage that is visible in the foreground. Old BC Electric Railway track and Great Northern Railway track are on the right.

BC Hydro Railway Vancouver

Photograph depicts the realignment of track due to the redevelopment of the south side of False Creek, Vancouver. New track was linked up and graded while old track was removed all within 7 days of the date the photograph was taken.

BC Hydro Railway Vancouver

Photograph depicts the realignment of track due to the redevelopment of the south side of False Creek, Vancouver. Track was laid as far as the rail mounted truck and was merely covered by ballast. New trackage put into use and old track was remove...

BCER Granville Island

Photograph depicts BCER freight switching on the Island's trackage with B.C. locomotive #901 and tank car, property of Union Tank Car Company, built in 1926. Image captured directly underneath Granville Bridge.

BCER Granville Island

Photograph depicts an unused spur leading southward to Morrison Steel and Wire Company Ltd. The spur crosses a disused line running on the south side of Cartwright Street.

BCER Granville Island

Photograph taken on the southwest side of Granville Island. After 2 years of hassle with owner Clay, Davies notes, the city of Vancouver purchased his property so as to re-develop the whole area as part of the False Creek clean up. There was oppos...

BCER Granville Island

Photograph taken looking westward, down Cartwright Street. Trackage seen was not usable. Switch was blacktopped into position. The far end of the spur was used to lead to Columbia Bitolithic Ltd. Unseen track on the right side of the road was stil...

BCER Granville Island

Photograph taken looking eastward on Cartwright Street with property of Brandham-Handerson Point Company at the right. A trank car, property of Union Tank Car Company (built in 1926) is visible along the building. The tank car was about to be swit...

South Shore Line

Photograph depicts the south shore line of the B.C. Electric Railway in False Creek, Vancouver. B.C. Hydro operated it, if not owned it. The location was directly opposite from Granville Island.

PGE Vancouver

Photograph depicts a Pacific Great Eastern bridge over the Capilano River in northwest Vancouver. Also visible is a switching locomotive.

GNR connection, Vancouver

Photograph taken at the Great Northern Railway connection from its terminal yards to its wharf on Vancouver Harbour or the connection with CPR. Image captured crossing Powell Street, looking southward, north of Glen Drive, Vancouver.

VIA Rail Rail, Vancouver

Photograph taken at the VIA Rail depot in Vancouver. Visible is a former Grand Trunk Pacific car, 'Nechako,' now CNR #15105. It was a fairly permanent fixture with steam, water, and waste lines fixed up to the depot's facilities.

VIA Rail Rail, Vancouver

Photograph taken at the VIA Rail depot in Vancouver. Image captures the view end of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway car, now called the CNR 'Nechako' #15105. Davies notes that it was normally spotted at the location as a semi-fixed insta...

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