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Transportation Development and Impact in Northern BC

This guide highlights Northern BC Archives collections on railways, highways, and other methods of transportation across Northern BC.

David Davies Railway Collection (1899-2013)

2013.6.36.1.056.13 - "Dunrobin" locomotive and saloon coachDavid Davies Railway Collection (1899-2013) - 2013.6

The David Davies Railway Collection encompasses all facets of railway history in British Columbia and the Yukon, consisting of research material accumulated over fifty years, including monographs, periodicals, articles, clippings, photographs, maps and plans. Also includes sources on 20th century railway unions and strikes.

Physical description: 6 metres of textural records; 51 architectural and technical drawings; 1 sound recording, and ca. 4000 photographs.

Image: 2013.6.36.1.056.13 - "Dunrobin" locomotive and saloon coach