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Great Northern Railway - Vancouver

Photograph depicts a Great Northern Railway interchange curve to CPR tracks near Raymur Avenue/ Powell Street, Vancouver. Visible is a part of an export train, consisting of 11 (dead) General Motor locomotives hauled by a GNR switcher towards the ...

CPR signal tower in Vancouver

Photograph depicts a CPR signal tower protecting the road crossing at Alexander and Columbia Streets on the downtown eastside, leading to the Kingcome Navigation Dock. The view is looking east.

Island Tug, Fraser River

Photograph depicts "Island Tug #125," on the north arm of the Fraser River. Travelling downstrean from Patulla Bridge, New Westminster, and the CNR Lulu Island rail bridge.

Goodyear airship

Photograph depicts a Goodyear airship travelling over Spanish Banks, Vancouver. It took part in the Abbotsford Air Show of 1971.

CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver. It shows CPR locomotive #3716, 2-8-0 Consolidation. It was built in February 1929 at the Montreal Locomotive Works. It was acquired in 1966 from the CPR by the city of Port Coquitlam. The lo...

CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver. It shows CPR locomotive #3716, 2-8-0 Consolidation. It was built in February 1929 at the Montreal Locomotive Works. It was acquired in 1966 from the CPR by the city of Port Coquitlam. The lo...

CPR False Creek yards

Photograph depicts the CPR False Creek yards in Vancouver. The view is looking northeast with the roundhouse immediately behind the camera. The switcher is moving on 180 degree loop.

Great Northern Railway - Vancouver

Photograph depicts Raymur Avenue/Powell Street grade crossing. Image captured looking south at Burlington-Northern (former Great Northern Railway) trackage. Visible are the last 4 locomotives of an 11 locomotive (all dead) train hauled by a GN swi...

CNR depot Vancouver 23 car circus train

Photograph depicts a 23 car train that belonged to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey. 2 of the cars are visible. The train's make-up included: 1 observation car for the circus manager, 1 generator and tool car, 4 animals cars, which al...

M.V. "Queen of Victoria", B.C. Ferries

Photograph depicts the "Queen of Victoria" that had been damaged after it had collided with Russian freights in an Active Pass. Damage displayed imprints of the freight's bow. 3 were declared dead. Photograph taken from a floating s...

M.V. "Queen of Victoria", B.C. Ferries

Photograph depicts the "Queen of Victoria" of B.C. Ferries at the Burrard Dry Dock after it had been spit in half and had an extra section insterted. The section unpainted contrasts with the white portions of the original slip.

"Seabee Amphibian"

Photograph depicts a monoplane called the "Seabee Amphibian." It was a 3 seater and produced by the Republic Aviation Corp. About 10 of these aircraft were grouped together near the Vancouver International Airport on Sea Island. All were...

CPR ferry ramp

Photograph depicts a CPR tail ferry ramp just east of Pier A3 in Vancouver Harbour. Displays the connection with the ramp (in the foreground) and the barge (in the middle distance).

CPR ferry ramp

Photograph depicts a CPR rail ferry ramp just east of Pier A3 in Vancouver Harbour. On the adjustable ramp, it shows the gantry and barge connected. Cars were being unloaded off of a 18-car York Ltd. rail barge.

CPR line Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR line on Thurlow Street, Vancouver. A new spur was about to be laid next to a recently built rail ferry slip.

Foam pumper and truck

Photograph taken at the main main fire station on the site of the former RCAF station near the Vancouver Airport. Visible is foam pumper #2, operated by the Federal Department of Tranpsort, as well as a Sicard truck.

BCER Granville Island

Photograph taken looking eastward on Cartwright Street with property of Brandham-Handerson Point Company at the right. A trank car, property of Union Tank Car Company (built in 1926) is visible along the building. The tank car was about to be swit...

Great Northern Railway - Vancouver

Photograph depicts the Great Northern Railway station in main street Vancouver. Image captured looking west with the CNR trackage to the left. Lifted track in the foreground used to be depot track. Visible are switchers and a sand car found behind...

CPR False Creek yards

Photograph depicts the CPR False Creek yards in Vancouver. It The scale test car in the photo is #420927 and is one of the few 4 wheeled cars on the North American railways.

BCER Granville Island

Photograph depicts BCER freight switching on the Island's trackage with B.C. locomotive #901 and tank car, property of Union Tank Car Company, built in 1926. Image captured directly underneath Granville Bridge.

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