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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.

Farron train explosion collection

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1928

The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, statements, clippings and an accident report concerning the CPR Farron Train Explosion of 1924, in which Peter Verigin, a prominent Doukhobor leader, was killed.

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.

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