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Tombstone - [Chinese?]

Image depicts a tombstone, with the name and inscription written in what appears to be Chinese. It is most likely located somewhere in or near Kamloops, B.C.

Spur next to Pounder Emulsions Ltd.

Photograph depicts a spur located next to Pounder Emulsions Ltd. Electric capstan (Jeffrey Electric Co, Montreal) used to move full and empty tank cars of bitumen (for blacktops). Did not appear to be used.

Sperry Rail testing car

Photograph depicts a Sperry Rail testing car in the CPR yard in downtown Kamloops. These cars must have been between 60 and 70 years old, but they were kept in excellent condition. Car #127 was built in 1926 and modernized in 1989.

Sperry Rail Service inspection car

Photograph depicts a Sperry Rail Service inspection car that had broken down in the CPR Kamloops yard. Car #127 was built in 1927 as a gas electric car for Boston and Maine R.R. It was modernized in 1989.

Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tours

Photograph depicts cars of the Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tours. Believed that the year the photograph was taken was the first that cars of the company were stored in Kamloops as before they were stored in Vancouver. The initial experience was bad because there was an unseasonable cold snap in November and December that froze all the batteries underneath the cars and ruined them (bursting occured).

Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tours

Photograph depicts a completed yard of the Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tours built on the Kamloops Indian Reserve, about 1 1/4 miles northeast of the VIA waiting room at the CN Kamloops Junction.

Rocky Mountaineer Jasper train

Photograph depicts a Rocky Mountaineer Jasper train that had just been propelled into the downtown Kamloops CN station. Once passengers de-trained, the empty train was pulled into R.M.R private trackage on K.I.R. for overnight stabling, cleaning, and restocking.

Rocky Mountaineer

Photograph depicts a Rocky Mountaineer train with a propelling locomotive short distance away approaching Chilcoltin Road, Kamloops Indian Reserve. St. Joseph's Church is on the left.

Rocky Mountaineer

Photograph depicts a Rocky Mountaineer train with a propelling locomotive short distance away approaching Chilcoltin Road, Kamloops Indian Reserve.

Rocky Mountaineer

Photograph depicts a Rocky Mountaineer train with a propelling locomotive short distance away approaching Chilcoltin Road, Kamloops Indian Reserve.

Replacement rail bridge

Photograph depicts a replacement rail bridge. Forms sat on a temporary pile of dirt, which in turns sat on a road bed of a new highway that had just been cut.

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