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Image No: PA-1599-476a-71

Title: Samuel James Hungerford.

Date: [ca. 1940s]

Photographer/Illustrator: Canadian National Railways

Remarks: Born at Bedford, Quebec on 16 July 1872, he began his railway career as a machinist's apprentice. Later he became superintendent of locomotive shops for the Canadian Pacific Railway at Winnipeg until 1910. He then accepted a position with the Canadian Northern Railway as its superintendent of rolling stock at Winnipeg. After the amalgamation of the Canadian Northern into the Canadian National in 1918, he became vice-president and general manager of the merged entity by 1922. He took over as acting president in 1932, and president from 1934 to 1941, chairman of the board of directors from 1935 to 1942, first president of the Trans-Canada Airlines from 1937 to 1941, and president of National Railway Munitions, a crown corporation during World War Two. He died at Farnham, Quebec on 7 October 1955.

Subject(s): Canadian National Railways - Employees

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-76

Title: Yard foreman Cecil Godfrey of Canadian Pacific Railway demonstrating hand signals, Alyth Yard, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. early 1950s]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Signal tells the engineer to spot a car.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Canadian Pacific Railway - Employees

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-77

Title: Yardman Bill Walker of Canadian Pacific Railway demonstrating hand signals, Calgary Yard, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. early 1950s]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Signal tells the engineer to move a train an additional half-car length.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Canadian Pacific Railway - Employees

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-78

Title: Yard foreman Cecil Godfrey of Canadian Pacific Railway demonstrating hand signals, Alyth Yard, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. early 1950s]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Signal tells the engineer to move the car he is standing on.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Canadian Pacific Railway - Employees

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-86a

Title: Women workers at Canadian Pacific Railway Ogden shops, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. April 16, 1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Twelve women hired to clean cabs, windows, floors in diesel locomotives.
L-R: Verna Gibson; Irene Beattie.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Canadian Pacific Railway - Maintenance and repair / Canadian Pacific Railway - Employees / Canadian Pacific Railway - Locomotives

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-88

Title: Trailers carried on Canadian National Railways flatbed railway car, Alberta.

Date: [ca. December 30, 1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Canadian National Railways - Cars / Canadian National Railways - Freight

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-93

Title: Canadian National Railways work crew, Alberta.

Date: [ca. February 17, 1956]

Photographer/Illustrator: Canadian National Railways

Remarks: Bulldozer towing cabin and equipment on sledges in winter.

Subject(s): Canadian National Railways - Design and construction / Canadian National Railways - Equipment and supplies / Caterpillar tractors / Sleighs and sledges

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-94

Title: Alex Fowlie does draft test at mouth of railway tunnel, British Columbia.

Date: [ca. May 24, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Canadian Pacific Railway - Employees / Canadian Pacific Railway - Tunnels

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-96

Title: Canadian National Railways officials welcome Mabel Beynon Biggs, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 17, 1963]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: On last Saskatoon-Calgary run of the Goose Lake Line.
L-R: T. G. Owen, superintendent of transportation; Mabel Biggs; G. F. Middleton, Calgary area manager.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Beynon, Alberta - Personalities / Canadian National Railways - Employees / Canadian National Railways - Passenger traffic

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Image No: PA-1599-476a-109

Title: Canadian National Railways police confront Calgary Herald reporter, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 9, 1969]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Watching over "mystery train" in the background. Smoking cigars.

Subject(s): Canadian National Railways - Employees / Canadian National Railways - Cars / Railway police / Smoking

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