Photograph depicts CN rail vehicle that was for disposal. The track speeder was for 1 or 2 men crew, mainly for inspection of trackage prior to the passage of a train. Made by Fairmont Railway Motors Inc/Ltd. For sale when photograph was taken, gone by August 1998.
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 Row of about 40 speeders/trolleys withdrawn from service to be scrapped.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 model of a 2 man track car presented to Giovanni Marra in 1973 upon his retirement as a CPR Kamloops road master. Model made by L.G. Snowden (modeller and then locomotive engineer for CPR).
Photograph taken at the spur on the south end of the Kamloops Indian Reserve and on the northern side of the South Thompson River. Image captured looking westward with the Red Bridge in the foreground.
Photograph depicts a new CN overpass in Campbell Creek. Looking at new eastbound lane of the Trans Canada Highway. It was all paid for by the Provincial Department of Highways in order to convert the 2 lanes into 4 in order to improve visibility and stretch the highway.
Photograph depicts a spur that terminated close to Red Bridge on the north side of Thompson River. This end section of 200 yards had not been in use for at least 15 years. For 2-3 months near the date the photograph was taken, it was used to load scrap metal.
Photograph depicts a CN roundhouse that was built in 1929 at the Kamloops Junction. It was demolished in November, 1993. The prime reason for its demolition was not wanting to pay local taxes on a building rarely used for anything except for motor vehicles, general temporary storage, etc.
Photograph depicts a crane that had been renovated in 1993 after an accident that occurred up north Thompson. A huge rock tumbled down a creekl and overturned the crane. Taken at the Kamloops Junction.