C.P.R. Kootenay Lake Tug: 0050.0227

THE C.P.R. PURCHASES A BOAT

            Kaslo Kootenaian: Representatives of the C.P.R. recently closed a deal with Messrs. Elliott & Campbell whereby the company becomes the owners of the large tug now being constructed at Bogustown near Nelson.  Yesterday John Gray, chief engineer of the Nelson, who was detailed for the work, began putting in her machinery.  When completed she will be the largest and handsomest tug on the lake.  It is the intention of the company to use her for towing the ferry transfers from Kuskonook to Nelson when the Crows Nest Pass is completed to the lake.  Meantime she will be put to general use on C.P.R. work.

0050.0227: C.P.R. Kootenay Lake Tug

Newspaper exerpt Kalso Kootenaian - C.P.R purchased large tug being constructed near Nelson. When completed she will be the largest and handsomest tug on the lake.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  April 19, 1898
Pages:  2
Publisher:  Cranbrook Herald
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

tugboat constructed chief engineer machinery ferry

Subjects:

People arrow Campbellarrow
People arrow Elliottarrow
People arrow Grayarrow
Transportation arrow Tugsarrow
Transportation arrow Companies arrow Canadian Pacific Railwayarrow
Transportation arrow Boats arrow SS Nelsonarrow
Transportation arrow Ferries arrow Kootenay Lakearrow
Industry arrow Shipyards arrow Nelsonarrow
Cities arrow Bogustownarrow

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