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Mission City CPR depot

Photograph depicts the Mission City CPR depot located at mile 87.3 from North Bend in Cascade Substation. It was built in 1902 and add onto in 1909. It has living quarters on the 2nd floor that are still in use, which is quite rare for BC in 1973.

Mission City CPR depot

Photograph depicts the Mission City CPR depot located at mile 87.3 from North Bend in Cascade Substation. It was built in 1902 and add onto in 1909. It has living quarters on the 2nd floor that are still in use, which is quite rare for BC in 1973...

CPR storehouse at Mission City

Photograph depicts a CPR storehouse at Mission City. It was marked as "Petroleum Store" but in fact was holding speeders and miscellaneous track equipment. It was sited on the north side of the track at the extreme east end of the depot ...

CPR line at Notch Hill in the Shuswap

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Notch Hill in the Shuswap. At one time this was a busy place, as helper engines were stationed here to push heavy trains over the hill. This spur is on the north side of the depot and has rails from 1902. The vi...

CPR Mission Bridge

Photograph depicts the CPR Mission Bridge on the Huntingdon Branch. The view is looking north from the open swing span. The bridge is about 1700 ft. long and consists of eight 160 ft. tress spans, one 230 ft. swing span, and 3 girder spans. Seven ...

CPR Mission Bridge

Photograph depicts the CPR Mission Bridge on the Huntingdon Branch. It shows the daily southbound way freight train at about 12:30 hours STD time, crossing the bridge. The train consisted of two locomotives, about 35 cars, and a 1920 wooden caboos...

CPR at the Huntingdon/Sumas border

Photograph depicts the CPR at the Huntingdon/Sumas border (BC/Washington State border). A Mission way freight train is standing at about 5 pm, ready to return to Mission. The photo shows CP caboose #436733, built in 1920 out of wood. The border i...

CPR Mission Bridge

Photograph depicts the CPR Mission Bridge on the Huntingdon branch. The photo was taken from the open swing span looking downstream, with a tug and derrick (Fraser River Pile Driving Co.) fast disappearing downstream. The new road bridge in the ba...

CPR Mission Bridge

Photograph depicts the CPR Mission Bridge on the Huntingdon Branch. It shows the final box span of the bridge on the south shore, as viewed from the opened swing span. The span opened for river traffic every 2 or 3 days. The view is looking south,...

CPR Mission Bridge

Photograph depicts the CPR Mission Bride on the Huntingdon branch. The photo was taken from the open swing, and shows a tug and derrick passing swiftly downstream in the north channel of the opening. The span opens about every 2 or 3 days for ri...

CPR Mission Bridge

Photograph depicts the CPR Mission Bridge on the Huntingdon branch. The span opened to allow downstream passage of a tug and derrick, which passed at about 6 to 8 knots because of the freshet. Tow started at federal wharf at Mission City. The span...

CPR Mission Bridge

Photograph depicts the CPR Mission Bridge on the Huntingdon branch. The swing span is in an open position and the view is looking west and downstream. A new road bridge to be opened within the month is in the background. The bridge cabin holds a g...

Mission City rail and road bridge

Photograph depicts the Mission City rail and road bridge. It is owned by the CPR and was opened in 1891. It was used by road vehicles between 1 July 1927 and the 23 June 1973, using a one way flow system. On the latter day, a new high level road ...

Joint CPR and CN depot at Vernon

Photograph depicts the joint CPR and CN depot at Vernon. The depot office had three employees working inside. Vernon is at mile 46.2 from Sicamous, on the Okanagan Subdivision of the CPR. It has daily way freight.

Derelict CPR depot at Hope

Photograph depicts the derelict CPR depot at Hope, part of the former Kettle Valley line. A spur of about 3 miles still exists between the Odlum junction with the main line on the north side of the Fraser River and this depot, and continues southe...

Snow shed on ex-CPR Coquihalla Line

Photograph depicts the interior of a snow shed at about mile 29.0 using CPR mileages commencing at Brookmere, which is 4 miles east of Brookmere. It is on the ex CPR Coquihalla Line from Hope to Brodie Junction.

CPR rail line at Brookmere

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Brookmere, 30 miles south of Merritt (now mile 108.7 on the Princeton Subdivision). Summit point is at 3200 ft. between Spences Bridge, Hope, and Princeton. The Kettle Valley Railway carved out a railway town in ...

Water tower on CPR rail line at Brookmere

Photograph depicts an abandoned water tower on CPR line at Brookmere, 30 miles south of Merritt. The trackage on the right has had the spikes removed but the yard consists of a mixture of completely removed, partially removed, and completely undis...

CPR line at Coalmont, BC

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Coalmont, BC, located about 12 miles north of Princeton and at mile 82.2 from Penticton. Close by was the former Blakeburn Coal Mine, which operated until 1940. The view is looking south.

CPR line at Kingsvale, BC

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Kingsvale, at mile 120.2 on the Princeton Subdivision between Brookmere and Merritt. It has a loop for 19 cars and sees one freight a day on Tuesday and Thursday. The view is looking north.

CPR line at Kingsvale, BC

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Kingsvale, at mile 120.2 on the Princeton Subdivision between Brookmere and Merritt. It has a loop for 19 cars and sees one freight a day on Tuesday and Thursday.

CPR depot at Merritt

Photograph depicts the CPR depot at Merritt. When the Spences Bridge to Merritt branch line was first built its principal traffic was coal taken from the mines on the south edge of the city. As late as 1923 Middlesborough Mine produced 75,862 tons...

West Summerland CPR station

Photograph depicts the West Summerland CPR station in the Okanagan. The station often was used but not permanently manned. It was located at mile 9.5 from Penticton. The view is looking south.

CPR Belfort depot

Photograph depicts the CPR rail Belfort depot passing point, approximately 5 miles north of Princeton, on the Princeton to Penticton line. The view is looking south.

CPR Kettle Valley Railway line at Osprey Lake

Photograph depicts the CPR Kettle Valley Railway line at Osprey Lake, approximately 38.8 miles from Penticton, at the summit between Penticton and Princeton. The passing line was removed between 1956 and 1966. A small spur holding 5 cars remains a...

CPR line at Osoyoos, BC

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Osoyoos at the BC Tree Fruits Ltd. warehouse and spur. This is about 1 mile north of the depot. The daily freight train from Penticton is returning from Osoyoos, having just collected 1 boxcar of fruit, backing o...

CPR depot at Okanagan Falls

Photograph depicts the CPR depot at Okanagan Falls, located at mile 10.6 from Penticton. The depot is locked and unused but it used to be the southern terminus of Skaha Lake when the line first opened in 1922. When the route along the edge of Skah...

CPR line at Arawana near Penticton

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Arawana, 5 miles northeast of Penticton and at mile 125.7 on the Carmi Subdivision. The photo shows the ruins of the station house and Okanagan Lake in the background. The passing loop in the foreground has been ...

CPR line at Arawana near Penticton

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Arawana, 5 miles northeast of Penticton. It was formerly a depot and water stop, then a passing loop and spur, and now nothing. The building in the photo is a typical track trolley shanty.

Chute depot on the CPR line

Photograph depicts the Chute depot at mile 106.5 on the CPR line in the Carmi Subdivision. It is a totally isolated location, but not reachable by road. The photo shows the only surviving large building. The rail here is dated 1942.

CPR Chute Lake depot

Photograph depicts the CPR depot at Chute Lake, on the Carmi Subdivision. It is located at mile 106.5 and 13.5 miles north of Penticton. The photo shows the passing track and the base of a former water tower is just behind the camera at the left. ...

McCulloch CPR depot

Photograph depicts the McCulloch CPR depot located at mile 76.7 on the Carmi Subdivision, which is about 27 miles northeast of Penticton. The building on the right is the passenger depot, which was last officially used in January 1964. The view is...

McCulloch CPR depot

Photograph depicts the McCulloch CPR depot located at mile 76.7 on the Carmi Subdivision, which is about 27 miles northeast of Penticton. The rear building is the passenger depot, which was painted blue inside. The view is looking north.

Section shanty at McCulloch CPR depot

Photograph depicts a section shanty at the CPR McCulloch depot located at mile 76.6 on the Carmi Subdivision. The rail here is Canada Algoma, 85 lbs. and dated to 1940. The view is looking southeast, with Hydraulic Lake in the background.

Track shed along CPR line

Photograph depicts a track shed about 1 mile south of Beaverdell or at about mile 43.25 on the CPR line in the Carmi Subdivision. Despite the open doors and ease of access, it was the only hut on the line found to contain track materials and corre...

Westbridge CPR depot

Photograph depicts the Westbridge CPR depot on the Kettle Valley Line. It is located about 11 miles north of Rock Creek and at about mile 123.3 east of Penticton. The depot house is disused and the sidings contained no cars, so there appears to be...

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