Item 1977.1.211 - Maintenance of Way, C.P.R. Parade Float

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Maintenance of Way, C.P.R. Parade Float

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The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees (BMWE) was founded in 1887 at Dempolis, Alabama as a fraternal organization by John T. Wilson. It became an international union representing the workers who build and maintain the tracks, bridges, and other structures on the rail roads in North America. In 2004, the BMWE merged with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

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CA DHM 1977.1-1977.1.211

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  • September, 1913 (Creation)
    Brandon (Man.)

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12" x 14" (b/w)

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(1882 - present)

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Donated to the Daly House Museum by the City of Brandon in 1977.

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Photograph of a group of men gathered around “Maintenance of Way, C.P.R” Union Local, Labour Day parade float, September 1913.

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