Transportation and Utilities



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  • Act of means of transporting from one place to another
  • Act of means of providing water, power, sewage, etc. to communities
  • Facilities and infrastructures (eg. harbours, highways, airports, hydroelectric projects)
  • Vehicles, rolling stock, aircraft, equipment, ships and boats, ferries
  • Accidents (eg. highway crashes, derailments, air crashes, ship wrecks)
  • Rescue services (eg. towing, coast guard)
  • Businesses and corporations (eg. motor associations)
  • Professional organizations and unions
  • SEE ALSO: Agriculture; Business and Commerce; Industries; Military

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"Atlas Captain" boom tug

Photograph depicts a boom tug called "Atlas Captain" that was brought in for refitting, adjacent to a smalll boat repair yard. It was loaded on a CN gondola car and then removed by a derrick crane.

"Canadian National Railway System"

Map depicts the Canadian National Railway system, including trackage for the Central Vermont Railway, the Detroit & Toledo Shore Line Railroad, the Grand Trunk Western Railroad, the Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific Railway, and the Northern Alberta Railway.


Postcard depicts "VIA Rail's eastbound and westbound "Canadians" meet at Glenogle, BCon C.P. Rail's Mountain Subdivision in the Kicking Horse River Valley. May 23, 1985."

"Cariboo Prospector"

Photograph depicts a train called the "Cariboo Prospector." It was supposed to arrive to the station earlier, but a freight locomotive failed north of Williams Lake and blocked the line.

"Collectors' Items: CP Bygones"

File consists of a folder containing information sheets regarding Canadian Pacific Railway locomotives. The sheets consists of Selkirk type 2-10-4, Hudson Type 4-6-4, Standard Type 4-4-0, Atlantic Type 4-4-2, Ten Wheeler type 4-6-0, Mallet Type 0-6-6-0, Jubilee Type 4-4-4, Switcher Type 0-6-0, Switcher type B-B, Shay geared type 3 truck,# Road unit type A1A-A1A, Consolidation 2-8-0, Santa Fe Type 2-10-2, Mikado Type 2-8-2, Baltic tank type 4-6-4T, Road Switcher B-B, Northern Type 4-8-4, Camelback type 4-6-0,#19 Mogul type 2-6-0, Road Freight type B-B,1 Pacific Type 4-6-2, Mountain type 4-8-2, gas-mechanical rail cars, Gas-mechanical rail cars, Decapod type 2-10-0, Switcher 0-8-0, and wheel arrangements.

"Dunrobin" locomotive and saloon coach

Photograph depicts a British locomotive, the "Dunrobin," as well as a saloon coach found at a BCER locomotive shed. It was emerging for a second trial run to Steveston. It just underwent a complete overhaul in 1966 after being being purchased by the provincial government of British Columbia.

"Dunrobin" locomotive and saloon coach

Photograph depicts a British locomitive, the "Dunrobin," and saloon coach having just emerged from a BCER locomotive shed in New Westminster. Mr. Swanson, a B.C. chief mechanical engineer, is visibled leaning out of the coach's window.

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