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W. Harold Dixon fonds

  • CA RRM A1992-31
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1950]

The fonds consists of a 1949 CPR (Revelstoke) seniority list and photographs of railway scenes, equipment and crews in the Revelstoke Division of the CPR. Fonds includes a photograph of Harold Dixon and Wes Summerville takin engineer's exams in Vancouver.

Dixon, W. Harold

Enrico Iaconetti fonds

  • CA RRM A1992-21
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1971

The fonds consists of two defensive driving course cards, a union dues card, and slides depicting the CPR Revelstoke Roundhouse, crane, turntable, and train accident at Three Valley Gap.

Iaconetti, Enrico

Lino Biollo fonds

  • CA RRM A1992-15
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1975

The fonds consists of photographs of high water on Mara Lake (1948) and of a CPR firemen strike; and, clearance papers, CPR seniority list (1951), and two long service passes.

Biollo, Lino

Robert Eley fonds

  • CA RRM A1992-04;A1993-65
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1992, predominant 1957-1992

The fonds consists of certificate of qualification, trip ticket books, timebooks, cheque stubs, personal expense forms, correspondence, timetables, copies of collective agreements, operational manuals, track profiles and reports relating to Eley's work with the CPR. Fonds includes some personal papers and ephemera, including poetry and collected postcards.

Eley, Robert

Revelstoke Railway Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885-1990]

The collection consists of photographs depicting railroad workers, equipment, facilities, and scenes primarily along Canadian Pacific Railway routes. The majority of photographs depict activities in the CPR Revelstoke Division, including images of train engines, stations, tunnels, accidents and derailments, slides, CPR employees and union activities, steamships and various scenes, including those of Revelstoke, Field, Golden, Glacier, Rogers Pass, Leanchoil, Albert Canyon, Kicking Horse Canyon and Stoney Creek.

William Douglas Powell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-2002

The fonds consists of drafts of a long version and a short version of an unpublished manuscript, "Running Scared", as well as notebooks and subject files dealing with the consequences of dieselization of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) in the Revelstoke Division betweek 1957 and 1984. Powell collected extensive documentation from the relevant unions, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and the United Transportation Union, in response to this event and it is included in the fonds.

Powell, William Douglas

Revelstoke Railway Museum audio-visual collection

  • Fonds
  • 1978-1993

The collection consists of sound recordings of: 1) interviews with retired CPR-Revelstoke Division employees (including Mickey and Mary Cummings, Archibald McQuilkan, Bud Mulholland, Alan Bennett Baird and Albert Threatfue, W. Harold Dixon, Lino Biollo, Victoria Maki, Jack Carten, Douglas Parker, and Walter Paffard and Lloyd Snowden); 2) interviews with old railroaders concerning roundhouses in B.C.; and, 3) radio interviews with Ernie Ottewell and Wilma Wood relating to activities of the Revelstoke Railway Museum. Collection also includes commercially-produced tapes on railway and museum themes.

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