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At sunrise overnight snow blankets the barge carrying CP Rail's Nakusp wayfreight. The tug "Iris G" brought the barge up from Slocan City the previous afternoon and shortly a crew will arrive by taxi from Nelson to continue the trip by rail to Nakusp.

RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 8821 Canadian Pacific Railway EMD GP9 at Rosebery, British Columbia, Canada by Doug Wingfield

Net Photo: CP 8821 Canadian Pacific Railway EMD at Rosebery, British Columbia, Canada by Doug Wingfield

Canadian Pacific Railway local freight train unloading from the barge that brought it across Slocan Lake in Rosebery, British Columbia, on July 14, 1983. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-38-08-19

Canadian Pacific Railway local freight train unloading from the barge that brought it across Slocan Lake in Rosebery, British Columbia, on July Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © Center for Railroad Photography and Art.

RailPictures.Net Photo: Canadian Pacific Railway EMD GP9 at Nelson, British Columbia, Canada by Steve Patterson

Net Photo: Canadian Pacific Railway EMD at Nelson, British Columbia, Canada by Steve Patterson

CP Car barge at Rosebery, BC Description: The northbound Nakusp wayfreight aboard barge and tug Iris G docks at Rosebery on Slocan Lake where it will unload and continue on the isolated Kaslo branch to Nakusp. Photo Date: 7/19/1974 Location: Rosebery, BC Author: Jim Sandilands Categories: Scenic,Action Locomotives: CP 8726(H-16-44)

CP Car barge at Rosebery, BC The northbound Nakusp wayfreight aboard barge and tug Iris G docks at Rosebery on Slocan Lake where it will unload and continue on the isolated Kaslo branch to Nakusp.

RoseberyBC 9-6-74 | CP's isolated Kaslo Sub to Nakusp BC has only one connection to the outside rail network and that was by barge on Slocan Lake from Slocan City to Rosebery BC, 30 miles.. The tug "Iris G" eases the barge into the slip at Rosebery BC and the FM H-liner will unload the cars and continue to Nakusp. The train crew rode the tug across the lake also.

RoseberyBC 9-6-74 | CP's isolated Kaslo Sub to Nakusp BC has only one connection to the outside rail network and that was by barge on Slocan Lake from Slocan City to Rosebery BC, 30 miles.. The tug "Iris G" eases the barge into the slip at Rosebery BC and the FM H-liner will unload the cars and continue to Nakusp. The train crew rode the tug across the lake also.

CP, Rosebery, British Columbia, 1983 | Canadian Pacific Rail… | Flickr

Northbound Canadian Pacific Railway local freight train led by no. 8820 at Rosebery, British Columbia, on July Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © Center for Railroad Photography and Art.

Kids diving off of the diving platform and pier at the Kalamalka Lake beach wharf, circa 1970. #VernonBC. Photo courtesy of the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, Vernon BC Canada.

Kids diving off of the diving platform and pier at the Kalamalka Lake beach wharf, circa Photo courtesy of the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, Vernon BC Canada.

Barnard Avenue, Kelowna :: British Columbia Postcards Collection

Barnard Avenue, Kelowna :: British Columbia Postcards Collection

A horse and buggy along Kalamalka Lake (the 'Lake of Many Colors') in the central Okanagan BC

A horse and buggy along Kalamalka Lake (the 'Lake of Many Colors') in the central Okanagan BC

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