Series 0256.02 - F.W. Schenk collection

Railway Snow Plow Steam Locomotive Locomotive #51 Last Trip of Engine #73 Engine #51 Train Wreck Train Disaster Train Wreck Last Steam Locomotive on the N.A.R. Railroad Crew
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F.W. Schenk collection

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CA GPR 0256-0256.02

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  • 1917-1964 (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records
23 photographs

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The series consists of copies of 21 photographs of F.W. and Christine Schenk, trains, train personnel and train accidents on the N.A.R. line in the south Peace Country; and 15 documents, including a Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co. Pass for Christine Schenk, F.W. Schenk's United Transportation Union Card, war registration papers, his exemption certificate from World War II, donation receipt from the Canadian War Services Fund, and two railway artifacts for Dave Schenk: a reprimand for failure to carry out instructions, and his final withdrawal card from the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen when he left the Railway for forestry.

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South Peace Regional Archives

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  • English

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