CANADIAN PACIFIC in the 1950s
Including rare colour film of the CPR in the Rockies and on the Kettle Valley Railway
A film about winter railroading in the Canadian Rockies on the CPR line between Kamloops and Field, B.C. This 1958 film shows the work of section hands, operators, maintenance men, track walkers and the train crew on the “The Canadian”. B&W, 22 minutes
CPR STEAM - ROCKY MTS. & KVR
Rare colour film footage of CPR steam in the Rocky Mountains and on the Kettle Valley Railway during the 1950s. Colour, 9 minutes.
CPR STATION MASTER
In 1954 the railway station was still a focal point of activity in many small towns and villages across Canada. This film looks at a day in the life of Station Master Dalton Henry and his staff at the Finch, Ontario station. B&W, 15 minutes
CPR GENERAL MOTORS F7
CPR GM F7 in the Rocky Mountains in 1952.
Colour, 4 minutes.
STERNWHEELER CASCA & WHITE PASS AND YUKON RAILWAY
The BYNC sternwheeler CASCA on the Yukon River in 1950, plus the White Pass & Yukon Railway. Colour, 6 minutes.
In British Columbia the Pacific Great Eastern Railway goes to sea for the 45 mile trip from Vancouver to Squamish. In 1953 this 6 hour ocean voyage aboard a railway barge was a vital railway link. B&W, 4 min.
Total Running time: 60 minutes $19.95