Kettle River Museum
Midway, British Columbia

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Along the Line: the Kettle Valley Railway as a Community Link
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Cattle drive along the KVR line
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Looking east from "Mile O" of the KVR: a final portrait of the station still in use
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Railway crew in the final days
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Last station crew at Midway, from left to right: Ned Consulo, Pete Hoosen and William Vanderburgh
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The last train to the Pope and Talbot sawmill
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The sound of the train whistle can be heard no more
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No one missed the emissions of an occasional poorly maintained engine
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"Here now stands entangled brush, where once steel wheels did roar and rush..."
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The KVR is abandoned in this photo but now it's part of the the Trans Canada Trail
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Midway Station: the train still ran to the sawmill but the KVR had been abandoned
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Relocating the station at 'Mile 0'; excavation has begun
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Every precaution was taken to preserve the old maple tree during the excavation
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The station is trucked away from its original location next to the tracks...
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...and backed onto its new site fifty meters south
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The station has been set on its new foundation and is being restored to its former glory
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Midway Station re-opens as a visitor information centre with a short section of new track
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The KVR section of the Trans Canada Trail follows much of the original rail bed
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Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway near Princeton
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