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Penticton Museum and Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1868-1993

The collection consists of photographs of the South Okanagan and Similkameen regions pertaining to lake transport, railway construction and workers, rail lines of the Kettle Valley Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway, pioneers, early buildings, schools, ranching, the fruit industry, logging and sawmills, social activities, the militia and armed forces, sports teams, mining communities and Royal visits.

Jack Petley collection

  • Fonds
  • 1881-1972

The collection consists of correspondence, financial records and ephemera. There is correspondence from employees (managers) of the Kettle Valley Railway Co. (K.V.R.) and the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. (C.P.R.) relating to derailment, Chinese labour and housing and the building of railway lines. C.P.R. Superintendent Thomas Daly's letter press book includes outgoing letters from Daly to various C.P.R. employees pertaining to operations in the Nicomin area, east of Lytton in the Fraser Canyon, ca. 1881-1882. In addition, there are journals which describe railway employment and travel in 1910 and 1911. The activity and pay logs, coupon ticket books, pilot house log books and time books relate to certain aspects of the railway industry in Penticton, York, Okanagan Landing, Vancouver, and Victoria.

H.A. Price collection

  • Fonds
  • 1898-1940, 1955

The collection consists of reports, correspondence, financial records, railway maps and profiles, and legal records of or pertaining to various corporate bodies, including the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, the Kettle Valley Railway Company, the Great Northern Railway Company, the Columbia and Western Railway Company, and the Royal Northwest Mounted Police.

George Meldrum fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1959

The fonds consists of photographs relating to the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Kettle Valley Railway of derailments, rock and snowslides, and train crewmen.

Meldrum, George

F.J. Morgan photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1915

The collection consists of photographs of Naramata, lower Summerland, Three Forks, orchards in the southern Okanagan, and Kettle Valley Railway work crews and camps.