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Freight houses

File consists of research material regarding freight houses, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals (mainly model railroading magazines). Includes the following pieces compiled b...

Water delivery structures

File consists of research material regarding railway water delivery structures, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes schematic drawings of water delivery structures; ...

Ice storage sheds and ice harvesting

File consists of research material regarding ice storage sheds and ice harvesting, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following pieces compiled by Davies: &quo...

Cisco Bridge

File consists of research material regarding the Cisco Bridge, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes an article by Meridew entitled "Bridging the Fraser at Cisco,...

Draw/moveable span bridges

File consists of research material regarding drawbridges and moveable span bridges, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes an article by Smith and Nicklason entitled &q...

Second Narrows Drawbridge

File consists of research material regarding the Second Narrows Drawbridge, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes newspaper articles regarding the bridge, a chronology...

Trestles

File consists of research material regarding railway trestles, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes pieces compiled by Davies on the trestle approaching New Westminst...

New Westminster Drawbridge

File consists of research material regarding the New Westminster Railway Draw Bridge, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes technical specifications of the bridge, map...

Fixed span bridges

File consists of research material regarding fixed span bridges, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes definitions of bridge types; building guides from model railroad...

Building the Pacific Great Eastern Railway

File consists of documents relating to the construction of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE), which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes a chronology of the history o...

Building the Kettle Valley Railway

File consists of documents relating to the construction of the Kettle Valley Railway (KVR), which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes a piece compiled by Davies entitled &...

Building other lines

File consists of research material relating to the construction of other railway lines in British Columbia, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes mention of the Columb...

Building the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

File consists of documents relating to the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (GTPR), which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes an article entitled "The ...

Construction photographs

File consists of photocopies of photographs and other graphical depictions of railway construction, many of which are reproductions from monographs, periodicals, and archives. Also includes postcards.

Contractors Jack Stewart and Moran sisters

File consists of documents relating to railway construction contractors Jack Stewart and the Moran sisters, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes biographies of Jack S...

Construction equipment

File consists of documents relating to railway construction equipment, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes mentions of mechanical and compressed air drills for tunne...

Construction methods and men

File consists of documents relating to railway construction methods and workers, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following items, among others: "Size of...

Basics and statistics

File consists of documents relating to railway construction in general and railway construction statistics, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions from books and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following items, among other...

Contractors

File consists of documents relating to railway construction contractors, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following pieces compiled by Davies: "George Ch...

Surveying and tendering

File consists of documents relating to railway construction surveying and tendering, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following items, among others: an articl...

Railways incorporated in British Columbia

File consists of an excerpt from "The Steam Chest" periodical, which contains a listing of every railway incorporated in British Columbia. The list does not include logging or other uncommon carrier lines unless they were incorporated as...

Railway statistics of British Columbia

File consists of railway related statistics for British Columbia, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions from books and clippings from periodicals. Includes statistics for PGE, BC Rail, Vancouver Island logging railroads, CNR, shor...

General railway histories

File consists of general railway histories of British Columbia or Canada, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions from books and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following articles: "The Changing Role of Railways in the...

B.C. Rail Guides

File consists of original copies of B.C. Rail Guides, published by the Canadian Railroad Historical Association Pacific Branch. Includes B.C. Rail Guide No. 6 "A Selected Bibliography on Railways in British Columbia: Part I" by Ron Meyer...

Researching railway history

File consists of resources for undertaking railway history research. Includes tips from Davies on researching railway history, a 1971 draft of Davies' "Historical Summary - Railways in British Columbia", and perpetual calendars.

"Canadian Rail" indexes

File consists of indexes to the Canadian Railroad Historical Association's periodical, "Canadian Rail". Includes indexes for 1962 issues, 1973 issues, and a complete index to issues #1 to #455 (1937-1996).

Sources for railway subjects

File consists of general references for railway topics, which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following articles: "Come Ride the Train: The Story of the National Railway Historical...

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