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He’s Baaack!

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OK so maybe I was a bit hasty about using that “last post” title.

I got a tweet from the CBC that I wanted to share – but by the time I had found what it lead to the tweet was way off somewhere, and hard to find for even a simple retweet. Then I thought about sending it by email to by chums at Transport Action BC – but the rigmarole gmail puts me through to do that – I have not found how to do email lists – makes it daunting. And if I hit “reply all” I can’t change the thread Title.

Facebook just makes a muck of the links and the pictures.

So the CBC reports that there is a new, large archive of historical BC photos at UBC. So of course the first thing I do is go have a peek and search for train and streetcar images. “Train” produces 20 images of which this is the first

B.C. Electric Railway Freight Train photographer unknown

The Uno Langmann Family Collection of British Columbia Photographs is currently being digitised but is both searchable and usable since the images have a Creative Commons license.

GOOD.

Written by Stephen Rees

July 28, 2019 at 10:14 am