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Engine #51

Francis Schenk, Jr. is the fireman on Engine #51 with Lloyd Garrison as the engineer.

Ferry at Moody's Crossing

Francis and Christine Schenk with friends on the ferry over the Smoky River at Moody's Crossing. Ferry poster is visable at right.

Francis and Christine Schenk

Francis Schenk married Christine Dolemo, daughter of Karl and Sophia Dolemo. They are accompanied here by Francis' mother, Susanne Schenk, at the home of Jack Mantle.

Grande Prairie Hockey Club

Composite photograph of all the hockey players on the 1922-23 Grande Prairie Hockey Club: J.H. Slawter, R. Dean, H.F. Hammond, H. O'Brien, R.F.R. Howell, V. Taylor, A.W. Pentland, F.W. Schenk, H.A. Brick, J.E. Basted, F.R. Brown, and J.E. Shields.

Karl & Sophia Dolemo

Photograph on the Certificate of Identification to be attached to Naturalization Certificate for Karl and Sophia Dolemo when they returned to Norway for a visit in 1937-38. They went back to Canada aboard the Norweigen American Line on the last ship to leave Norway before it was invaded prior to WWII.

Last Steam Locomotive on the N.A.R.

Last Steam Locomotive leaving Northern Alberta Railways at Dawson Creek on May 14, 1960. From left to right, Engineer Neil Doherty, porter George Dalton, conductor Ed Chausse, locomotive foreman Francis Schenk, fireman W.S. "Slim" Wearmouth, trainman George Kopt, and Express messenger Nick Krawchuk.

Last Trip of Engine #73

Engine #73 was purchased in 1927. In 1955 it made its last trip back to Edmonton with (left to right) Sam Jones, fireman; Francis Schenk, locomotive watchman; and Carl Gage, locomotive engineer.

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