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President Walt Laurie and Crew Celebrate Canada Day

President Walt Laurie and Crew Celebrate Canada Day

Situated along the lakefront, in beautiful, Nelson, BC lies a historical marvel.  Streetcar #23 is a fully functional streetcar that was once in use here in Nelson in the first half of the 20th century.  Once the backup streetcar for the defunct Nelson Street Railway, it has had a colourful history.

The Nelson Electric Tramway Society, along with The Chamber of Commerce, Royal Bank, and Selkirk College restored this Streetcar, and  the Society provides a scenic ride along Nelson’s waterfront.  The society is all volunteer driven, and our streetcar is one of Nelson’s most interesting attractions.

We invite you to come for a ride, and share in the wonderful history of the Queen’s City.  Young and old, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Check out our links at the top for more information on our streetcars, and the society.  Also, don’t forget to become a Fan on Facebook!

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Haunted Heritage Streetcar #23 returns Saturday October 14th

Haunted Tours Return to Nelson this October with New Findings, Stories and a Haunting Mission

Nelson BC – The Nelson Paranormal League is back this October with new stories, local

Streetcar#23 ready for the Haunted Tours

developments and follow ups to questions of intrigue for this year’s haunted tours. It starts with Haunted Heritage Tour Streetcar #23 and will finish up with walking tours and Spirits of Nelson Pub Tour at the end of October. And this is only just the beginning…

Over the last year the Nelson Paranormal League has been busy visiting a number of haunting requests throughout the Kootenays and has found some new and intriguing stories about local paranormal activity. This year they have updated the tours with these new findings that help draw potential conclusions to some of the Kootenays unexplained mysteries.

This October is the return of the popular Haunted Heritage Tour Streetcar#23 where guest are treated to a tour of Nelson’s less talked about haunted history. This year we have added more stops and more stories. Happening Saturday October 14, with two special runs at 4pm and 5:30pm, it is one of the best ways to enjoy Streetcar#23 before she is put to rest for the season. Half of all ticket sales will go the Nelson Electric Tramway Society (NETS) in support of their new mobile lift in Lakeside Park.
Later in October the League presents two new tours, the Haunted Heritage Walking Tours and the Spirits of Nelson Haunted Pub Tour. Walking tours are being held on Saturday October 21st and 28th, and will leave from the Railway Visitors Centre to Touchstones Museum, getting up close and personal with some of Nelson’s most popular Haunts. On Thursday October 26th the Spirits of Nelson Haunted Pub Tour is an intimate tour of the darker side of the Haunted History of Nelson; this tour is not for kids or the weak of heart.

“Over the past year we have been cataloguing and creating files on well-known and

Chris Holland of the NPL and NETS shares stories about Nelson’s Haunted History.

private hauntings to see if we can find answers to some of the Kootenays strange mysteries,” Says Chris Holland co-founder of the Nelson Paranormal League. “These tours have helped us uncover evidence and new stories that we are excited to share with public.”

To get tickets or make reservations for the tours contact the Railway Visitors Centre in Nelson at 250.352.3433. To find out more about the League and their future activities check them out on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NelsonParanormalLeague/ .

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