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David Davies Railway Collection Kamloops, BC
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C.N.R. line across the Thompson River

Photograph depicts the Canadian National Railway (CN) line crossing the south Thompson River. Kamloops Junction and Kamloops city are joined by a 2 mile spur, which crosses the river as shown. The view in the photo is looking north from the site o...

CPR snow plow

Photograph depicts a never used CPR snow plow, built in 1921 at Angus Shops in Montreal. Spotted at the Kamloops depot.

Model of 2 man track car

Photograph depicts a model of a 2 man track car presented to Giovanni Marra in 1973 upon his retirement as a CPR Kamloops road master. Model made by L.G. Snowden (modeller and then locomotive engineer for CPR).

CN Kamloops Junction vehicle fo disposal

Photograph depicts CN rail vehicle that was for disposal. The track speeder was for 1 or 2 men crew, mainly for inspection of trackage prior to the passage of a train. Made by Fairmont Railway Motors Inc/Ltd. For sale when photograph was taken, go...

CN Kamloops Junction speeders for disposal

Photograph depicts CN speeders for disposal. Row of about 40 speeders/trolleys withdrawn from service to be scrapped. All self-propelled vehicles were made by Fairmont Railway Motors Inc/Ltd, Toronto. Engineless vehicles were made by Rail Car Canada.

Group of scale testing cars

Photograph depicts a set of 4 scale testing cars, consisting of 2 sealed tank cars and 2 special purpose-made cars, one of which was 4-wheeled. Found at the CPR Kamloops yard.

Beaver Trucking, Kamloops Indian Reserve

Photograph depicts Beaver Trucking, Indian Reserve, Kamloops. It had been a company since 1990 and receieved 2 or 3 boxcars weekly loaded with items from Toronto that were then delivered around town. Davies later noted that the business was destro...

Former CN turntable pit

Photograph depicts a former turntable pit that was pictured immediately after the table was removed. The pit was later filled in with dirt/gravel. R.H. track wioth 2 locomotives was made into a running line. L.H. track that had a switcher was made...

Former CN turntable pit

Photograph depicts a former turntable pit iat the CN Kamloops Junction that was pictured immediately after the table was removed. CN lost no time in filling the pit. A running rail was salvaged by the 2141 Society.

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