Item #4124 [CPR] 1880's Photograph of Railway Trestle Bridge over Cedar Creek in Selkirk Range, BC. Unknown Photographer.

[CPR] 1880's Photograph of Railway Trestle Bridge over Cedar Creek in Selkirk Range, BC

n.p. c. 1880s. Mounted Photograph. “In the interval, I spent considerable time checking measurements at the sites of two large bridges – Mountain Creek, and Cedar Creek – and familiarizing myself with them, as the laying out and superintending the building of these bridges was to be my work for the winter.” P. Turner Bone, CPR Mountain Division foreman, 1884-86. Photo measures 5.25 x 7.75 inches wide, mounted onto heavy card measuring 6.5 x 8.25 inches wide, ink caption under photo reads "High trestle bridge, over Ceader [sp.] Creek". Photo w. some light scratches, scuffs and tiny abrasions to emulsion, card mount has some toning along bottom edge and a rough, unfinished surface verso. Very Good. Item #4124

Cedar Creek bridge was one of many wooden trestle bridges built through the mountainous Selkirk Range, in BC, that were replaced by steel bridges in the 1890s.

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