Lardeau, BC



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CPR barge loading ramp

Photograph depicts a barge loading a ramp. This is part of a tri-weekly service. Cars are loaded with dressed lumber, having been loaded at the fomer passenger wharf which has a conveniant platform for loading. The majority of the rails are dated 1908-1911/12, but a few are dated at around 1884 and 1885. This photograph looks toward the east.

CPR Lardeau

Photograph depicts an old type of switch stand about 300 yards from the barge slop on Kootenay Lake (seen in the right half, top corner of the photograph. The stand showed no manufacturers name or date, but is supposed to be early. Stub-switch and rails of 1880 and 1885 date in immmediate vicinity.

CPR Lardeau stub switch

Photograph depicts a stub switch about 200 yards away from the barge slip on Kootenay Lake. Rails in the vacinity were mainly Cammell Sheffield 1885. Some were Burrow 1880. It was supposed that the Lardeau-Gerrard branch line was built of cast off CPR 1885 main line rails.

Former Lardeau Depot, Kootenay Lake

Photograph depicts Lardeau's former depot - Gerrard Railway (CPR) and agents office at the CPR ferry ship in Lardeau. It was last used as such around 1966/67. In the weeds of the foreground, is a disused grain spur which connects to the trackage of the wharf. Rails on this spur are dated 1905.