Dave baker railway memories


Baker, Dave - Railway Memories

Format: LP
Label: Total Records TRC 1037
Year: 1981
Origin: Nanaimo, British Columbia
Genre: folk, Canadiana
Keyword:  trains, Canadiana
Value of Original Title: $20.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No


Side 1

Track Name
Kettle Valley Line
Brother Twelve
Island Bound
Westham Island
Land of Maquinna

Side 2

Track Name
Royal Hudson
Thirty Seven Sixteen
Old Lady Rose
World of Small
West Coast Logger Saga



Dave Baker - Railway Memories

Dave baker railway memories

Railway Memories


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In 1980, Dave became involved with the Kettle Valley Rail Heritage Society, an Okanagan group who were trying to preserve a section of the Kettle Valley Railway between Penticton and Kelowna in British Columbia, Canada. The group was to use Dave's Kettle Valley Line song as their marching hymn. Dave released his third album, Railway Memories to assist the cause. Though the rails were eventually lost, Dave's song has lived on and become synonymous with the railway. In 1984, Dave retired from the music business and turned his full attention to his engineering career and family.


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