Series GR-1720 - Railway account ledgers

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Railway account ledgers

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  • 1918-1984 (Creation)
    British Columbia Railway Company

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24 cm of textual records and 1 cartographic drawing

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Name changed from Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company on April 1, 1972. On June 19, 1984, the company ceased to be an operating railway company and became a holding property for two subsidiaries, BC Rail Ltd. and BCR Properties Ltd.

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The series consists of three financial ledgers created by the British Columbia Railway Company and its predecessor, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company, between 1918 and 1984. The ledgers contain financial records relating to road and bridge construction. The series also includes a 1919 publication created by the B.C. Department of Railways called general locomotive rules.

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Volumes are in poor condition.

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Transferred from BC Rail Ltd. by Stan Kaminski, Manager, Central Office Services, in October 1986.


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Accession number(s): G87-065

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