Spring 2003
Site and Building Improvement for staff relocation to new site in July 2003


 
(212) Reception Hall construction - outer wall construction on right, Royal Alexandra Hall wall on left   (213) Reception Hall construction - installation of underslab air ducts
     
 
(214) Reception Hall construction - reinforcing and vapour barrier   (215) Reception Hall construction - pouring the exposed aggregate concrete floor
     
 
(216) Reception Hall construction - tall window to trains installation at far end of hall   (217) Reception Hall construction - detail of tall window - same as the front entrance
     
 
(218) Main Entrance Hall door installation   (219) Main Entrance Hall side window and decorative lamp installation
     
 
(220) Main Entrance Hall decorative railings - steel frame & cast iron sections assembled   (221) Main Entrance Hall decorative railings - close up of side decorative cast iron panel
     
 
(222) Main Entrance Hall decorative railings - side panel detail after painting   (223) Main Entrance Hall decorative railings - side panel detail showing "bronzing"
     
 
(224) Main Entrance Hall decorative railings - 1 of 6 completed "frames" being carried into the Main Hall for installation   (225) Main Entrance Hall decorative railings - 2 of the frames installed on the balcony
     
   
(226) Main Entrance Hall - new doors installed by and for the arrival of the excursion train the "Royal Canadian Pacific" directly to the museum on its circle routes out of Calgary (see trainsdeluxe.com website for connections to this service)    
     
After the substantial completion of the Royal Alexandra Hall, the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel was relocated to the new site. Go to the Photo-documentation related to the on-going development of the Museum.

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