The Alberta Railway Museum Archives are located at the Provincial Archives of Alberta at 8555 Roper Road, in Edmonton.
On Site Searches:
Click on http://provincialarchives.alberta.ca to access the Provincial Archives of Alberta database. Select Search and click on the “Search HeRMIS”. Then type in “Alberta+Railway+Museum” in the search field.
Click on http://www.apraarchives.net/collection/ to access the Alberta Pioneer Railway Association database where you can browse by “object types” and “collections”.
Here is a sample of the images you will find in various collections including Vince Coley personal fonds, Norm Corness personal fonds and Herb Dixon’s. Also included in the museum’s archives is the George Faulder Technical Library and the John Rechner Memorial Library.
Fee Structure for the APRA Archives
The following fee structure is effective June 1, 2017
- PHOTOGRAPHS – Categories of photographs: All prints at 300 DPI
- 5 x 7: $30.00
- 8 x 10: $40.00
- 11 x 14: $50.00
- SLIDES – Prints only
- Black & White: $20.00
- Colour: $20.00
- SCANNED IMAGE to Disc /Flashdrive – One image: $15.00
- REPRODUCTION OF PLANS – Blueprint: $35.00
- RESEARCH FEES – $40.00 per hour (minimum I hour) for Research done by Archivist.
- POSTAGE CHARGES – Calculated for each package
- HANDLING CHARGE – A 15% charge to the total of a large (plans, multiple prints) order