Abbotsford, BC



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Abbotsford CPR depot

Photograph depicts the Abbotsford CPR depot. It was built circa 1910-1914 and was the second depot built by the CPR in the town. It is at mile 6.7 on the the Huntingdon branch from Mission City. It was last used for passenger traffic in October 1959. It is No.5 standard design CPR depot.

BC Hydro Railway Abbotsford

Photograph depicts a westbound way freight switching at the Matsqui Industrial Centre on the north side of Abbotsford. Train consisted of BC Hydro Railway locomotives and 25 box cars.

BCER Abbotsford

Photograph depicts one of six former sub-stations of the BC Electric Railway's 64 mile interurban railway between New Westminster and Chilliwack. It opened in 1910, but was closed in the 1950's due to electric traction. The interior had been vandalized, but the building (made out of concrete) was so well built that the structure itself was quite sound.

Canadian Refractories Ltd., Abbotsford

Photograph depicts a railway that was used to haul fire clay from a horizontal drift mine. The track on the left-hand side, behind the camera, led to a garage type of structure that held dismantled battery operated electric locomotives made by General Electric.

CPR and BC Hydro Railway Abbotsford

Photograph taken at the Clayborn diamond crossing. The CPR runs north and south while the BC Hydro Railway crossing northwest and southeast. An interlocking hut is found at the upper left of the diamond crossing.

CPR line in Abbotsford

Photograph depicts a view of the CPR trackage just south of the Abbotsford depot, about mile 7.0 on the Huntingdon Branch. The view is looking southeast.