In 1899, when the CPR transferred its operational headquarters at Donald to the more central location of Revelstoke, it enlarged both the yard and maintenance facilities. By the early 1900s, when this photograph was taken, the town of Revelstoke was a well-established center of railway activity.
Source: Exporail/CP Collection: NS19991 | Download a hi-res version of this photo here
Saturday, July 29 | 3:00-6:00pm - show starts at 4:00 pmCP Revelstoke Yard,420 Victoria Road
You'll be treated to a truly Canadian performances of Dallas Arcand, champion Aboriginal hoop dancer, Juno award-winning country music singer Dean Brody, country singer Kelly Prescott and our house band, the Rail Road Ramblers.
“I am so excited to be celebrating Canada's 150th by train this summer, playing towns along the way, experiencing some of the more rugged and rare routes across our country,” said Brody, 13-time Canadian Country Music Award winner and two-time Juno Award winner, most recently for 2016 Country Album of the Year.
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Aboriginal entertainer and world champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand will open the stage show with his world-renowned athleticism and grace, sharing the symbolism of the hoop dance and its significance in aboriginal communities.
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