railways

Damaged structures are seen in Lytton, B.C., on Friday, July 9, 2021, after a wildfire destroyed most of the village on June 30. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Wildfire in Lytton, B.C. a ‘wake-up call’ to take precautions: safety board

Rail activity that sets fire to something on the right of way can have serious consequences, chairwoman says

 

Jack Godwin, left, was the head of the Kettle Valley Brakemen. The band performed across British Columbia for the past 25, years, presenting original compositions about Canada’s railway history. (Black Press file photo)

Kettle Valley Brakemen disband

South Okanagan musicians have performed railway-themed music for past 25 years

 

The Kettle Valley Steam Railway’s locomotive will be featured in an upcoming television documentary. (Photo by Tom Burley)

Summerland locomotive featured in TV documentary

Story to recount incident at Slocan Lake in 1946

 

The Trout Creek bridge in Summerland was constructed in 1913. The bridge allowed the community to have train service. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Summerland railway bridge was constructed in 1913

False-work tower had to be constructed twice

The Trout Creek bridge in Summerland was constructed in 1913. The bridge allowed the community to have train service. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Summerland’s Kettle Valley Steam Railway has been operating since 1995. The railway had halted operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but trains are expected to resume in mid-July, 2020. (Summerland Review file photo)

Kettle Valley Steam Railway prepares to resume operations

Tourist train organizers planning for mid-July trains

Summerland’s Kettle Valley Steam Railway has been operating since 1995. The railway had halted operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but trains are expected to resume in mid-July, 2020. (Summerland Review file photo)