Series consists of records created and collected after Dr. Joselito Arocena's death on December 20, 2015. Includes information about Arocena's work in China, photographs and video of the unveiling of the Lito Lab, and video recordings and presentation materials from a memorial lecture for Dr. Joselito Arocena by Mike Rutherford, Hugues Massicotte, and Paul Sanborn.
Series consists of materials reflecting Harry Coates life-long dedication and activism for sustainable forest management. Series also reflects Harry Coates' interest in forest history; series includes old forest industry records collected by Harry Coates including a timber sales ledger and timber license.
Series consists of records pertaining to Harry Coates work and training as a BC Forest Service Research Technician. Series includes documentation for various Sx trials and experimental plots (E.P.) Harry Coates worked on.
Series consists of publications created by those associated with the Aleza Lake Research Forest as well as the Aleza Lake Research Forest Society itself. Includes various clippings and articles from serial publications such as newspapers and newsletters that focus on the ALRF. Also includes publications that served as reference material on topics relevant to the ALRF.
Series consists of records created or accumulated by the Aleza Lake Research Forest Society regarding the research forest's history. Includes oral histories and material from long-time personnel that worked at the ALRF, such as Harry Coates, John Revel, and Frank Hellenius. Also contains copies of archival records from other archival institutions that concern the history of ALRF, which were compiled as part of a 2006/2007 history internship project.
Series consists of records reflecting the activities of the Dezell and Rustad families. Series include mayoral records from Bea and Garvin Dezell when Garvin served as Mayor of Prince George. Series includes materials celebrating Bea Dezell's life created by her family. Series also includes fundraising efforts for the Northern Medical Programs Trust. Finally, series includes a collection of "spruce" dollars and commemorative coins.
Series consists of material regarding the Great Northern Railway in British Columbia. Includes information about its history, its branches in the lower mainland and in the Kootenays, the Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway, the Crows Nest Southern Railway GNR branch, and Fernie.
Series consists of material regarding the BC Electric Railway (1897-1961) and its successor, the BC Hydro Railway (1961-1989). Includes information about BCER interurbans, the Granville Island street railway, and the Nelson Electric Tramway.
Series consists of articles, clippings, and monographs regarding rail ferries in British Columbia. Includes information about freshwater rail ferries in the Kootenays and Okanagan and saltwater rail ferries.
Series consists of research material regarding industrial railways in British Columbia. Includes information about industrial locomotives, logging railroads, mining railways, and other industrial railway lines. Also includes monographs and periodicals about the history of various industrial railways.
Series consists of records from the Canadian Railroad Historical Association. Includes “CRHA Communications” newsletters, issues of “The Sandhouse”, issues of “Canadian Rail”, and information about the Exporail Canadian Railway Museum.
Series consists of material regarding railway employees and work force. Includes information about training, safety, recruitment, labour relations, railway unions, job titles, managers, pay scales, and uniforms. Also includes collective agreements and operating rules for employees.
Series consists of information about the Pacific Great Eastern Railway and BC Rail, the provincial railway of British Columbia. Includes information about its history, construction, statistics, and its Dease Lake extension.
Series consists of material regarding passengers on British Columbia railways. Includes information about the decline in North American railway passenger traffic, passenger experience, passenger fares, publicity, railway hotels, restaurant car catering, baggage and express services, and railway post offices (RPOs).
Series consists of culturally-related material on Canadian and British Columbian railways. Includes information about railway movies filmed in Canada, railway subjects on stamps, railway collectibles, and model railroading.
Series consists of articles, clippings, and other material regarding railway accidents and mishaps in British Columbia. Includes information about derailments, collisions, fires, slides, washouts, avalanches, runaway trains, bridge failures, accidents at grade crossings, and accident statistics.
Series consists of material regarding rail-related tourism and preservation in British Columbia. Includes information about rail tours (such as the Rocky Mountaineer and the Royal Hudson), preserved locomotives and rolling stock, the EXPO 86 transportation theme, railway museums, and heritage railways (such and the Kamloops Heritage Railway and the Kettle Valley Railway).
Series consists of material relating to the Kettle Valley Railway. Includes information about the history of the railway, its Carmi sub-division, its Osoyoos branch, and the Nicola spur. Also includes correspondence and documents regarding the dismantling of parts of the KVR, as well as its preservation as a heritage railway. Contains monographs about the history of the KVR, its construction, and its current use as a recreational area.
Series consists of information about the Canadian National Railway in British Columbia, including its history, construction, statistics, and branches. Includes information about the Canadian Northern Railway, the CNR main line from Jasper to Vancouver, the North Line (originally a Grand Trunk Pacific Railway line), and the Okanagan branch.
Series consists of research material regarding the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway. Includes information about the history of the E&N, CPR operation of the railway up to 1998, and the operation of the E&N after 1998 and its demise. Also includes public timetables and forms.
Series consists of articles and clippings regarding short line railways in British Columbia. Includes information about the Southern Railway of British Columbia, the Kelowna Pacific Railway, the Okanagan Valley Railway, the Kaslo and Slocan Railway, the Northern Alberta Railway, the Victoria and Sidney Railway, and the Mt. Sicker Railway, among others.
Series consists of research material relating to steam and diesel locomotives that were used on British Columbia railways. Includes information about the steam to diesel transition period, details about specific locomotives, locomotive manufacturers, and self-propelled coaches.
Series consists of articles, clippings, and other research material regarding railway bridges in British Columbia. Includes information about fixed span bridges, drawbridges, moveable span bridges, and trestles. Also includes details about specific bridges, such as the New Westminster Drawbridge, the Second Narrows Drawbridge, and the Cisco Bridge.
Series consists of plans, articles, and clippings regarding structures built by railways (with the exception of bridges and stations) in British Columbia. Includes information about engine houses, roundhouses, turntables, water delivery structures, fuelling facilities, freight houses, ice storage shed, tunnels, and other railway structures.
Series consists of material regarding railway stations in British Columbia. Includes information about station furnishing, architectural history, flagstops, and railway station gardens. Also contains details about specific stations and types of stations built by each railway in British Columbia, including stations built by the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian National Railway, the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and the Great Northern Railway.
Series consists of material regarding the control of movement on British Columbia railways. Includes information about control systems, dispatching, schedules, telegraph lines, telephone systems, radio, timing, train orders, semaphore, searchlight, train whistles, and computer systems.
Series consists of employee timetables for the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian National Railway, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, BC Rail, the Great Northern Railway, the Great Northern Railway, the Burlington Northern Railway, the BC Electric Railway, and the BC Harbours Board Railway. Also known as “working timetables”, these are a valuable research tool that include timings at every station or other significant location along the train's journey, the train's reporting number, its maximum speed, and any other information relevant to the operation of the train.
Series consists of material regarding railway survey and construction in British Columbia. Includes information about construction statistics, surveying and tendering, construction methods, contractors, and equipment. Also includes details about the construction of specific railways, including the Canadian Northern Railway, the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the Kettle Valley Railway, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, the Crow’s Nest Pass Railway, and others.
Series consists of material regarding the laying and maintenance of railway track and other trackside operations in British Columbia. Includes information about rails, track, turnouts, rail ties, gradients, telegraph lines, track signage, road crossings, and diamond crossings.