Cisco

Feature Type:Railway Point - A named railway siding, junction, flag stop or timing point with or without an agent.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On CNR, E side of Fraser River S of Lytton, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°09'00''N, 121°34'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92I/4

Origin Notes and History:

Cisco (station) adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey sheet 408A, Ashcroft. CNR advised April 1961 that Cisco Station was abandoned, but the siding still has a 64-car capacity. Cisco (Railway Point) confirmed 31 May 1982 on 92 I/4. [Note: CPR once had a station, also named Cisco, just north of here.]

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Located on Siska Flat IR 5A. Cisco/Siska is an Indian word meaning "uncle"; significance not known.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office