Tag Archives: Dunvegan Rail Yard

Edmonton’s McKeen Motor Cars: Interurban Railway Service to Lac La Biche via the Alberta & Great Waterways Railway

 

McKeen Motor Cars and Edmonton Interurban Service to Lac La Biche

NA-3853-1 - McKeen Motor Car at Lac La Biche - 1910s

McKeen Motor Car at Lac La Biche – 1910s

Article on service to Lac La Biche - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 19, 1916, Page 26, Item Ar02603

Article on service to Lac La Biche – The Edmonton Bulletin, June 19, 1916, Page 26, Item Ar02603 (Peel Prairie Provinces Collection)

No Blank Slugs marred first bulletin picnic at lac la biche - The Edmonton Bulletin, July 3, 1916, Page 5, Item Ar00508

No Blank Slugs marred first bulletin picnic at lac la biche – The Edmonton Bulletin, July 3, 1916, Page 5, Item Ar00508 (Peel Prairie Provinces Collection)

Timetable - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 19, 1917, Page 11, Item Ad01102_9

Timetable – The Edmonton Bulletin, June 19, 1917, Page 11, Item Ad01102_9 (Peel Prairie Provinces Collection)

na-1846-1 - Inn at Lac La Biche, Alberta - 1916

Inn at Lac La Biche, Alberta – 1916

Near The End

Dunvegan Yards - old cars, Dunvegan, Alberta. - 1929

Dunvegan Yards – old cars, Dunvegan, Alberta. – 1929

The McKeen Motor Car Company

shiawasseehistory.com - McKeen Motor Car graphic

 McKeen Motor Car graphic (shiawasseehistory.com)

shiawasseehistory.com - McKeen Motor Car diagram

McKeen Motor Car diagram (shiawasseehistory.com)

shiawasseehistory.com - McKeen Motor Car interior

McKeen Motor Car interior (shiawasseehistory.com)

Dunvegan Rail Yard & Area

Overview

Dunvegan Yards and Area - 1920 Henderson

Peel Prairie Provinces

Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway Yard

Railway Station

nc-6-842 - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway depot, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914nc-6-840 - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway depot, Edmonton, Alberta - 1913nc-6-841 - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway depot, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914na-1328-3067 - Homesteaders boarding the Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway train, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914

 

Karl Clark’s Oil Sands Separation Plant (1924-1925)

A11227 - Experimental Bituminous Sand Separation Plant, Dunvegan Yards, Edmonton - 1925A3525 - Bitumount Sand Separation Plant, Edmonton - 1925PAA A3526 - Karl Clark_s model oil sands separation plant constructed at Dunvegan Yards of Edmonton in 1924 - 1924A11230 - Experimental Bituminous Sand Separation Plant, Dunvegan Yards, Edmonton - Looking NW - 1924-1925

North West Lumber Company Limited Mill

Looking Southeast

nc-6-1347B - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway lumber yard, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914

Looking South

nc-6-1347A - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway lumber yard, Edmonton, Alberta - 1914

Looking East

nc-6-6441 - Railway track, Northern Lumber Company building on left - Actually North West Lumber near Dunvegan Yard - 1921

Looking Southeast

nc-6-11721b - Railway crossing, Edmonton, Alberta - North West Lumber Co Ltd - 1925-07

Surrounding Subdivisions

EIR Route Map - The Edmonton Bulletin, October 18, 1912 (Morning Edition), Page 10, Item Ad01002_1

Courtesy of Peel Prairie Provinces Collection: The Dunvegan Yard was in the space identified on this map as “J.D. MacArthur”. Brown Estate and Sunset Park can be seen to the southwest of the Dunvegan Yard.

Brown Estate

Advertising: June 1912

Brown Estate Ad - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 11, 1912 (MORNING EDITION), Page 9, Item Ad00901_1Brown Estate Ad - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 17, 1912 (MORNING EDITION), Page 8, Item Ad00801_3Brown Estate and EIR - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 19, 1912 (MORNING EDITION), Page 9, Item Ad00901_2

Failing: October 1919

Brown Estate Abandonment - The Edmonton Bulletin, October 28, 1919 (City Edition), Page 3, Item Ar00302

Sunset Park

Sunset Park AdvertisementSunset Park ad - The Edmonton Bulletin, June 15, 1912 (MORNING EDITION), Page 16, Item Ad01601_11