The fonds consists Parker’s research and manuscript for his book ‘The Edmonton Incline Railway’, as well the published book ‘Interurban To St. Albert: The Edmonton Interurban Railway’ by R.F. Corley and Douglas V. Parker (388.4 COR). The photographs consist of Edmonton Transit trolley and transit cars.
Research material for Parker's book The Edmonton Incline Railway, including:
~ Handwritten excerpts (1994-1996) from newspaper articles and government reports (1901-1986, predominant 1905-1913) relating to the Edmonton Incline Railway;
~ Notes on Joe Hostyn and family;
~ Handwritten excerpts from newspaper articles (1905-1906) relating to Edmonton area steamers;
~ Lists of newspaper articles (1905-1913) regarding steamships;
~ Lists of newspaper articles (1901-1913) regarding streetcars and the Canadian Pacific Railway;
~ 20 February 2007 Canada.com article on proposed funicular in river valley;
~ 20 January 2005 RealEstateWeekly.com article on Edmonton Brewing & Malting Company
The Edmonton Incline Railway by Doug V. Parker, including:
~ draft manuscript of The Edmonton Incline Railway
~ typed excerpts (18 February 2001) from newspaper articles and government reports (1905-1986, predominant 1905-1913) relating to the Edmonton Incline Railway;
~ photocopied images of the Edmonton Incline Railway.