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Portable steam engine

Photograph shows a portable engine at Gang Ranch on the Fraser River. The engine was made by Robert Bell Engine and Thresher Company, Seaforth, Ontario.

PGE Seton Portage

Photograph depicts the place where a derailment occurred on the eastern switch of the Seton Portage loop. Rod linkage snapped, allowing blades to freely move and switch cars of southbound freight to either track of the loop. Image captured stock t...

BCER Granville Island

Photograph depicts a railing lane running west between Johnston Street and Cartwright Street. It lead to General Machinary Ltd which is found on the left. Davie notes it had a spur, lighter rail beyond the switches and poor track.

CNR Prince George

Photograph depicts a rail bridge over the Fraser River. Canter levelled on both sides were vehicle roadways which ceased to be used in 1987 when a new road bridge was supposed to be completed. The right lane took cars into the city of Prince George.

CNR Kamloops

Photograph depicts the Kamloops Indian Reserve spur on the north side of the Thompson River. Looking south of the Red Bridge. Image displays part of the depot line built in 1915.

Saw mill yard

Photograph depicts a sawmill yard at CPR yard adjacent to barge slip at the end of the branch line. Slocan Lake is in the distance.

CPR roundhouse at False Creek yards

Photograph depicts a CPR roundhouse at the False Creek yards in Vancouver. The tender of stored locomotive #2860 is protruding, as the house cannot taken the length of this locomotive. Locomotive #2860 is a 4-6-4 Royal Hudson, built in 1940 at th...

Velocipede beside track

Photograph depicts a velocipede north of C.P.R. track and immediately west of Port Hammond in the Fraser Valley. These three-wheeled hand/foot powered track vehicles were mostly used by track patrolmen.

C.N.R. line in Kelowna

Photograph depicts the Canadian National Railway (CN) line in Kelowna. In the background are freight yards and a loading ramp to rail scows on Lake Okanagan.

Piece of abandoned track on Lulu Island

Photograph depicts a piece of abandoned track leading to the peat plant at #8 road on Lulu Island on the Westminster Highway. The track runs parallel to the Westminster Highway, which is at the left beyond the photo. The rail is undated and marked...

Pacific Great Eastern depot at Horseshoe Bay

Photograph depicts that Pacific Great Eastern depot at Horseshoe Bay, awaiting the dayliner to Quesnel. A two-coach Budd car runs from North Vancouver to Lillooet, and then a different 1-coach Budd car continues to Quesnel. It is possible to do a ...

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