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2013.6.36.1.014.34 · Item · [May 1966]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts the C.N. tug "Pentowna" at Okanagan Lake in Kelowna. It is undergoing its annual refit. It was built in 1927 as a lake passenger steamer and converted to a tug at a later date. Her plates are in good condition.. The funnel is to be given the CN insignia.

CNR Kelowna
2013.6.36.1.043.10 · Item · 30 Sept. 1978
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts a team track backing out onto Ellis Street. A freight shed is visible on the right side of the photo. Image also captures a flat car that was built in 1965.

2013.6.36.1.115.04 · Item · Aug. 1998
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts relocated and relaid trackage that served a sawmill located at Lakeshore and Bay Street, at the north end of downtown Kelowna.The rail approach was then via Weddell. Two spurs on the left took chip cars while the two spurs on the right were for box cars filled with finished products.

2013.6.36.1.115.05 · Item · Aug. 1998
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts a disused depot at Ellis and Clement. Taken from Ellis, looking east. Tracks across Ellis had just been removed. Side walk was inserted and black top had been laid. The removal of the road crossing signals had yet to be done.

CPR Myra Canyon
2013.6.36.1.154.02 · Item · [between 1993 and 1995]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken at CPR Myra Canyon. On the 'Save the Trestles' expedition after a line closure at the location.

CPR Myra Canyon
2013.6.36.1.154.04 · Item · [between 1993 and 1995]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken at CPR Myra Canyon. On the 'Save the Trestles' expedition after a line closure at the location.

CPR Myra Canyon
2013.6.36.1.154.06 · Item · [between 1993 and 1995]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken at CPR Myra Canyon. On the 'Save the Trestles' expedition after a line closure at the location.

CPR Myra Canyon
2013.6.36.1.154.07 · Item · [between 1993 and 1995]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken at CPR Myra Canyon. On the 'Save the Trestles' expedition after a line closure at the location.

2007.17.3.1 · Item · [ca. 1950]
Part of James Joseph Claxton Photograph Collection

Formal portrait of a large group of older men standing outside an unidentified building. Snow is still visible in the foreground and men are displaying medals on the front of the heavy overcoats. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "James Joseph Claxton third right, middle row"; "Toc H Kelowna" ; "Toc H?".

2009.6.1.336 · Item · September 1978
Part of The Honourable Iona Campagnolo fonds

Handwritten notation originally affixed to verso reads: “The chap in the red jacket is Dr. Michael J. B. Whitaker, a team coach (I worked with him during my time as Administer of the Knox (Medical) Clinic.”

Photo is one of two images included with photocopy of a letter from J. Michael Roberts, 4529 Montford Cresc., Victoria, B.C., V8N 3W6, dated 22 January 2003, to Iona Campagnolo reading: “Your Honour: At the 26 September 2002 Queen’s Jubilee Medal Ceremony in Government House, I briefly mentioned that I had taken several photos of you some years ago when I lived in Kelowna. I am enclosing them herewith. They were taken in September 1978 at the soccer fields behind the Parkinson Recreation Centre in Kelowna when you, as Federal Minister of Sports and Fitness (if memory serves) opened a Junior Soccer Tournament in which my son Ian - now 36! - was a participant. It took a little searching to find the slides from which these photos were made, but I thought you might enjoy this glimpse of times past for your personal archives. Respectfully, J. Michael Roberts”. See also item 2009.6.1.337.

2009.6.1.337 · Item · September 1978
Part of The Honourable Iona Campagnolo fonds

Handwritten notation originally affixed to verso reads: “the cap you are wearing is from the DMJ Kickers, the team for which my son played. You are performing the kick-off -- in heels!!”

Photo is one of two images included with photocopy of a letter from J. Michael Roberts, 4529 Montford Cresc., Victoria, B.C., V8N 3W6, dated 22 January 2003, to Iona Campagnolo reading: “Your Honour: At the 26 September 2002 Queen’s Jubilee Medal Ceremony in Government House, I briefly mentioned that I had taken several photos of you some years ago when I lived in Kelowna. I am enclosing them herewith. They were taken in September 1978 at the soccer fields behind the Parkinson Recreation Centre in Kelowna when you, as Federal Minister of Sports and Fitness (if memory serves) opened a Junior Soccer Tournament in which my son Ian - now 36! - was a participant. It took a little searching to find the slides from which these photos were made, but I thought you might enjoy this glimpse of times past for your personal archives. Respectfully, J. Michael Roberts”. See also item 2009.6.1.336.

C.N.R. line in Kelowna
2013.6.36.1.009.36 · Item · [May 1966]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts the Canadian National Railway (CN) line in Kelowna. In the background are freight yards and a loading ramp to rail scows on Lake Okanagan.

CNR Kelowna
2013.6.36.1.043.14 · Item · [17 July 1967]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts a CN Tug "Pentowna" at the CN slip on Lake Okanagan, which was used as a stand-by. The boat was built in 1926 in Prince Rupert as a steam screw passenger ship.

CNR Kelowna
2013.6.36.1.043.15 · Item · [16 July 1967]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts a CN barge slip. Image displays the "Pentowna" stand-by tug and a rail barge in the rear of the pier.

2013.6.36.1.115.07 · Item · 8 Aug. 1998
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts a disused depot at Ellis and Clement. Taken from Ellis, looking east. Track was an isolated piece between St. Paul Street and Ellis and had been subsequently removed. Davies notes the vague talk at the time of converting the building into a railway centre

CNR Kelowna
2013.6.36.1.043.12 · Item · [May 1966]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts a CN Tug "Pentowna" at the CN slip on Lake Okanagan, which was used as a stand-by. The boat was built in 1926 in Prince Rupert as a steam screw passenger ship.

CPR Myra Canyon
2013.6.36.1.154.01 · Item · [between 1993 and 1995]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken at CPR Myra Canyon. On the 'Save the Trestles' expedition after a line closure at the location.

2007.17.3.18 · Item · [ca. 1950]
Part of James Joseph Claxton Photograph Collection

Photograph depicts a formal portrait of a large group of older men outside an unidentified building. Snow is still visible in the foreground and men are displaying medals on the front of the heavy overcoats. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Jim Claxton"; "JJC"; "Toc H Kelowna"

2007.17.3.19 · Item · 1930
Part of James Joseph Claxton Photograph Collection

Photograph depicts a formal portrait of a group of eighteen men standing outside the Kelowna Branch of the Toc-H Headquarters. Handwritten annotation written on paper adhered to verso reads: "Toc H. Kelowna. Front Row: Bill Brown, Owen Jones, Ford Martin, Les Harrison, Paul Wayze. Middle: Bill Benmore, Ches Coles, Bill Bredin, Bill Talbot, Larry Kelly, Lee Weston, Abie Ablott, ? Known to police only. Back: Roy Pollard, Ward Rennie, Ray Stone, Bill Hughes-Games, Joe Barns. Photo by member Bill McEwan, 1930"

CNR Kelowna
2013.6.36.1.043.04 · Item · [19 Mar. 1984]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts a water front shell depot on 990 Ellis Street and Recreation Ave. Visible tank car was built in 1974.

CNR Kelowna
2013.6.36.1.043.11 · Item · 30 Sept. 1978
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts the CNR yards in Kelowna. Located adjacent to Lake Shea. Image captures a switcher locomotive #7155.

CNR Kelowna
2013.6.36.1.043.13 · Item · 30 Sept. 1978
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph depicts the CNR freight dispatch office in Kelowna, which Davies believed to be not in use in 1978.

2013.6.36.1.115.02 · Item · Aug. 1998
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken looking west towards a lake. Davies notes that the reason for this visible particular configuration is that the CNR and the CPR yards used to be west of Ellis. At the time the photograph was taken, such land was needed for better development, e.g. hotels, high rise residences, sports area, etc.

CPR Myra Canyon
2013.6.36.1.154.03 · Item · [between 1993 and 1995]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken at CPR Myra Canyon. On the 'Save the Trestles' expedition after a line closure at the location.

CPR Myra Canyon
2013.6.36.1.154.05 · Item · [between 1993 and 1995]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken at CPR Myra Canyon. On the 'Save the Trestles' expedition after a line closure at the location.

CPR Myra Canyon
2013.6.36.1.154.08 · Item · [between 1993 and 1995]
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

Photograph taken at CPR Myra Canyon. On the 'Save the Trestles' expedition after a line closure at the location.