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CPR depot Vancouver

Photograph depicts a close up of a shay locomotive last steamed in service at the Elk Falls Mile near Campbell River on October 9, 1973. Here, it was on en-route to the National Museum of Sciene in Ottawa after being off-loaded from a Gulf of Geor...

CPR line in Vancouver

Photograph depicts a view between Drake and Pacific Streets, on the edge of the CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver. The view is looking east and the Archibald Agencies located at 328 Drake St. are on the left. Some of the rail on the siding is date...

CPR yards on Drake St.

Photograph depicts the CPR yards at Drake St. The view is looking east to the Cambie St. bridge in Vancouver. The track behind the camera leads to the Homer St. warehouse complex.

Mainland St. in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the 1500 block of Mainland St. in Vancouver. The boxcar in the view is CN #521160. The switch at Helmcken St. is still in position but not usable because it has been partially black topped and had the rods removed.

South Shore Line

Photograph depicts the south shore line of the B.C. Electric Railway in False Creek, Vancouver. B.C. Hydro operated it, if not owned it. The location was directly opposite from Granville Island.

BCER Granville Island

Photograph depicts an unused spur leading southward to Morrison Steel and Wire Company Ltd. The spur crosses a disused line running on the south side of Cartwright Street.

CP rail and warehouse complex on Homer St.

Photograph depicts the CP rail and the edge of the Homer St. warehouse complex in Vancouver. The view is looking northeast at the western end of Mainland St. The building is at #1152 Mainland St. The right hand track (man's shadow it) goes do...

CP rail in the False Creek area

Photograph depicts the CP rail in the False Creek area in Vancouver. It is between Beatty and Cambie Streets with Smithe St. crossing from left to right in the foreground. The photo includes an insulated box car of the Southern Pacific Railway, #S...

View of harbour road in Vancouver

Photograph depicts an unnamed harbour road that runs to the north of , and parallel to Water St. The trackage is connected behind the camera to a CPR depot and at the other end to the mainline. No spurs lead off to the docks. The track is not used...

Pier #2 in Vancouver

Photograph depicts Pier #2 in Vancouver at the north end of Columbia St. It shows disconnected trackage on the east side of the pier that was formerly serviced by the CPR. It has not been in use for some years. The switch fittings were made by the...

CPR line in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the former Coal Harbour branch of the CPR line in Vancouver. The photo was taken near the north foot of Broughton St. in Coal Harbour. A single spur line ran back behind the camera for 150 to 200 yards. The view is looking east.

CPR spur in Vancouver

Photograph depicts a CPR spur leading to a lane on the east of Richards St in the 1300 block. Much of the trackage here is dated 1911 and may be original. The photo was taken approximately 100 yards southwest of Richards St. and Pacific St. in Van...

CPR line in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR line approximately 100 yards south of the Richards and Pacific St. intersection in Vancouver. The waste ground on the right was formerly occupied by the Canadian Pipe Co., Canadian Wood Pipe & Tanks Ltd., and the Pac...

CPR line in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR line at the northeast edge of the Drake St. yards, adjacent to the east foot of Nelson St. The box car behind steel in photo is CP #37948, built in May 1946. It has a notice "To be used between Mainland Ice Co., Coa...

Hamilton St. in Vancouver

Photograph depicts Hamilton St. in Vancouver. The photo was taken at the back of 1250 Homer St, but is actually on Hamilton St., looking east. The left-hand line is in regular use, but the siding on the right hand side is not.

CNR Vancouver

Photograph depicts a CN boxcar that was 56 years old, having been built in 1918. It had a steel frame, but was also built with wood sides and ends. Located in Dunley Street in the CN yards on the site of the old Hastings Mill.

BCER Granville Island

Photograph taken on the southwest side of Granville Island. After 2 years of hassle with owner Clay, Davies notes, the city of Vancouver purchased his property so as to re-develop the whole area as part of the False Creek clean up. There was oppos...

BCER Granville Island

Photograph taken looking westward, down Cartwright Street. Trackage seen was not usable. Switch was blacktopped into position. The far end of the spur was used to lead to Columbia Bitolithic Ltd. Unseen track on the right side of the road was stil...

CPR depot Vancouver

Photograph depicts a close up of a shay locomotive last steamed in service at the Elk Falls Mile near Campbell River on October 9, 1973. Here, it was on en-route to the National Museum of Sciene in Ottawa after being off-loaded from a Gulf of Geor...

CPR depot Vancouver

Photograph depicts a close up of a shay locomotive last steamed in service at the Elk Falls Mile near Campbell River on October 9, 1973. Here, it was on en-route to the National Museum of Sciene in Ottawa after being off-loaded from a Gulf of Geor...

Goodyear Blimp

Photograph depicts a goodyear Blimp cruising over the Centennial Museum near Sunest Beach, False Creek, Vancouver. It came for the 1973 Abbotsford Air Show.

View of CPR yards in Vancouver

Photograph depicts a general view of the C.P.R. yards adjacent to Ballantyne Pier in Vancouver. The sheeted units in the middle distance consist of an export train of 11 locies, travelling dear, just brought in by the G.N.R. switcher. The locomoti...

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...

CPR False Creek yards

Photograph depicts the CPR False Creek yards in Vancouver. Turning the "Canadian" on the loop. An observation car is in the foreground. The view is looking southwest.

CNR depot Vancouver 23 car circus train

Photograph depicts a 23 car train that belonged to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey. 19 cars were on one string on the north side and 4 were on the south side. Presumably, visible is the circus manager's car which is at the end of the...

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