Railroads--British Columbia--Arrow Lakes Region

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Anna Young interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Anna Kristine Young, wife of J.H. Young, recalls her childhood years in Trail after her family arrived in 1895. Her father, John Peterson, was bought out by Pat Burns, so he went into...

J.W. McKay interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. J.W. McKay recalls the Trail smelter, and Trail before World War I. He came from Lethbridge with his family as a child in 1897. He discusses the Gus Heinze railroad; Trail before 191...

John Moncrieff Turnbull interview : [Orchard, 1965]

CALL NUMBER: T0936:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-03-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. John M. "Jake" Turnbull remembers the Kootenay mining region from 1897 to 1906. He describes how he came to the Kootenays in 1897; his first impress...

Joseph Killough interview : [Orchard, 1964]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Joseph Killough remembers Castlegar and Kinnard. He came to Castlegar in 1913 with his family. He offers his first impressions; school; the importance of the CPR in Castlegar histor...

Leslie and Hermina Miller and Ida Hopp interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-17 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Leslie Miller recalls early years around 1907 at Robson and later Nakusp. He worked on his fruit farm in Robson for about six years, and owned the first motor boat on the lake. He dis...

Monty and Juanita Moll interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-03-10 SUMMARY: Harold "Monty" Moll came from London to Midway in 1910 after being a seaman. He worked for the CPR as a bookkeeper and water boy with a group of Italians laying steel near Castlegar. Mr...

Noah and Ross DeFoe interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ross Defoe discusses Castlegar. He came from Albert Canyon in 1909 with his family. He offers his first memories. His father, Tony Defoe, was section foreman. He describes Castlega...

Philip Glover interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Philip Glover remembers Trail and Rossland prior to World War I. He describes how his family came by train to Rossland in 1907; the train journey; trains and railroads; and the Koote...

R.O. Forslund interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. R.O. Forslund recalls how his father, Albert Forslund, came from Sweden and went west with two friends working on the CPR. In 1890, they began work on steamboats at Edgewood, and his...

Reid Johnston interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Railroading in B.C. : Reid Johnston RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980-01-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In an interview with Robert Turner, Reid Johnston discusses his memories of railroading: background -- born 1893 in Washingto...

Violet Anderson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Violet Anderson discusses her father, R.W. Northey, who came to Revelstoke from England in the early 1890s to manage the Kootenay Herald newspaper. She describes how her mother and the...

Warren Crowe interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Warren Crowe came from Londonderry, Nova Scotia, with his family in 1899. He discusses the Rossland mining strike of 1901; an explosion of gun powder in 1905 and Rossland as a boom to...