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CNR heavy duty snow plow

Photograph depicts a CNR heavy duty plow, built in 1939. Became property of the Kamloops Heritagae Railway Society. Image captures a close up of the coupler and moveable lower front plate.

Alberni Pacific Railway train

Photograph depicts a train commencing its trip in its yard, not at the station, in Port Alberni. Locomotive at the lower/city end (ie formation at the end of the last trip). It, at the time, needed to get to the head-end, so it took the siding.

Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway main line

Photograph taken on the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway main line out of Port Alberni with run-around siding over the right out of sight. Yard is found towards the rear. On the left, there was private trackage of the Nordeske paper mill that was in daily use until December 31, 2001 when Rail America stopped runnning freights because the mill went to road transport.

Tank car

Photograph depicts an old tank car owned by a logging railway on Vancouver Island, parked at the end of a spur behind a locomotive shed of the Alberni Pacific Railway.

McLean sawmill switcher

Photograph depicts a tiny switcher that belonged to the McLean sawmill and was buily by Buda of New Westminster, circa 1927. Sat on unconnected trackage adjacent to the Alberni Pacific Railway and was part of a sawmill exhibit.

Alberni Pacific Railway locomotive

Photograph depicts an Alberni Pacific Railway locomotive built in 1929 by Baldwin. After at least four years of restoration, it commenced running in 2001. It was spotted outside of a locomotive shed in Port Alberni.

Logging caboose

Photograph depicts a primitive logging caboose. Believed to have been built by or for the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway in 1898.

Alberni Pacific Railway train

Photograph depicts the Pacific Rails Convention of Victoria on a field trip to Port Alberni. Travelling on the Alberni Pacific Railway to visit a steam-driven sawmill at its outer terminal. Chartered trip for convention members (one coach/bus load) as the line was not yet open for the tourist season.

Alberni Pacific Railway train

Photograph depicts an Alberni Pacific Railway train travelling on Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway track, not used since 2002 and was now at the beginning of a connecting spur to a steam sawmill museum. It was built in 2000, but commenced in the 2001 summer season.

CNR heavy duty snow plow

Photograph depicts a CNR heavy duty plow, built in 1939. Became property of the Kamloops Heritagae Railway Society. Photo captures details of a door on its left side.

Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway, Alberni branch line

Photograph depicts the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway Alberni branch line, one mile east of the former Cameron Lake station. At this point, Highway 4 and rails "touch" each other for about 100 yards, but it was hardly noticable in those days because of bush growth.

Shed in Brookmere

Photograph depicts a privately owned preserved shed that was in good shape considering it was not part of any scheme. It was found beside a water tower.

CNR tractor

Photograph depicts a CNR tractor, an old piece of Maintenance of Way equipment coverted to haul equipment required to run at low speeds. It also saved switchers.

CPR Kamloops westbound freight

Photograph depicts westbound freight undergoing a crew change. The second and third locomotives were brand new "Alaska Railways." Presumed to be delivered to Alaska, but the engineer Davies spoke to said that they were on lease to the CPR.

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