Paddle steamer wheel

Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2014.003.3289 Nelson, B.C. Sep. 20. 1936

: 2014.003.3289

: C41-31


: 1936-09-20

: Gene Leveque

: George A. Meeres

: 1930s, accidents, Canadian Pacific Railway, Columbia & Kootenay Railway, Corra Linn Dam, dam, Kootenay River/Kootenai River, and train

: Bonnington

1 b/w negative (35 mm)

Canadian Pacific (Columbia & Kootenay) Railway train derailed and wrecked at Corra Linn Dam, Bonnington, 20 September 1936. Kootenay River in background. Photo by George A. Meeres, Campbell Art Gallery, Nelson. Notes on rear from Gibson Kennedy: 'Passenger car jumped tracked (empty) on curve, Cars were chained together. Pulled engine off. Car stopped just touching hydro fence.'

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