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Mikado 161

Mikado 161

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Mikado #161. Bears the caption "… employed on work train on new extension from Quesnel to Prince George in 1951. This photo was taken 9/23/51. Later the same day this locomotive was destroyed by a boiler explosion at Quesnel." Item appears to be part of a publication.

Date of Creation:

1951

Accession #:

p320.11

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Mikado 163

Mikado 163

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Mikado #163. Bears the caption "… at Lillooet in July of 1947 shortly after her arrival from the Canadian Locomotive Company. This sleek modern locomotive was destined for a relatively short life, nine years, before the first generation deisels took over the work she had been designed for." Item appears to be part of a publication.

Date of Creation:

1947

Accession #:

p320.12

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Locomotive 59

Locomotive 59

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Locomotive #59.

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p320.13

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Locomotive58

Locomotive58

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Locomotive #58. Bears the caption "Number 58 at Lillooet shop track on June 1945. The original Delta type trailing truch that was supplied to Mikado's 57 & 59(?) clearly shows". Item appears to be part of a publication.

Date of Creation:

1945

Accession #:

p320.14

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Locomotive57

Locomotive57

Description:

Locomotive #57.

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p320.15

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Locomotive56

Locomotive56

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Locomotive #56. Joe notes on the back "56 rest in Anderson Lake" (sic).

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Accession #:

p320.16

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Consolidation54

Consolidation54

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Consolidation #54. Bears the caption "Consolidation No. 54 at Squamish (?) Station in 1947". Item appears to be part of a publication.

Date of Creation:

1947

Accession #:

p320.17

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Locomotive55

Locomotive55

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Locomotive #55.

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Accession #:

p320.18

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Locomotive53

Locomotive53

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Locomotive #53. Bears the caption "Number 53 at Alta Lake on train No. 1. This locomotive was lost and never recovered in Seton Lake on January 23, 1950 . . . " Item appears to be part of a publication. Joe notes on the back "This engine still rests on the bottom of Seto (sic) Lake".

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Accession #:

p320.19

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Locomotive52

Locomotive52

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Locomotive #52. Bears the caption "Number 52 at Quesnel 8/12/47 switching cars prior to departure for Williams Lake. Written in ink on the face of photo "No 52, 1947". Item appears to be part of a publication.

Date of Creation:

1947

Accession #:

p320.20

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Locomotive51

Locomotive51

Description:

Locomotive #51. Bears the caption "P.G.E.R. No. 51 at the point of passenger No. 2 at Quesnel May 20th 1946. Note the interurban equipment baggage, mail and coaches plus one of the North Vancouver trailer cars, second from last car, which had been converted to a dining car. On the pilot of No. 51 can be seen the ..." Written in ink on the face of photo "51". Item appears to be part of a publication. Joe notes on the back "No 51 is said to be the engine on first train to enter Pemberton in 1914".

Date of Creation:

1946

Accession #:

p320.21

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Locomotive 4069

Locomotive 4069

Description:

Locomotive #4069 at Pemberton Station. Rail cars appear to be tourist train "Rocky Mountaineer". Joe notes on the back "West Coast Rlwy Museum diesel train at Pemberton. From Squamish heading south back to Squamish. Tourists".

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Accession #:

p320.22

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Freight Train

Freight Train

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Freight train with loaded log cars. Joe notes on the back "Picture taken from a point half way between new high school and where the little trestle is in the picture. Rlwy later put in a big culvert and filled it in with gravel. First Diesels log train from Fleetwood Log Co at Mt. Currie. Baby diesels are 557, 554, 556. I let superstore at Pemberton borrow my negative to have a very large enlargement made for display high at the back of their store. I got negative back but was promised credit below store picture has never been added to my knowledge".

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Accession #:

p320.23

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Lumber Car

Lumber Car

Description:

Loaded lumber car bearing the label "Pacific Great Eastern 1112" Joe notes on the back "This load of White Pine was for Andy Devine at Devine. It was cut one saw cut thicker so he could resaw it to toy companies and kitchen cabinet makers. Size of load indicates the total of white pine on my timber sale".

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Accession #:

p320.24

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Lumber Car

Lumber Car

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Loaded lumber car and old flatbed pickup truck. Joe notes on the back "Many many loads of 5x10 RR Ties destined for England like this one were loaded out at Tisdall siding. Also a partial order of thousands of 7x9 ties for the P.G.E. Start of another new pile behind the truck".

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Accession #:

p320.25

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