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.
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.