Giscome Portage, BC



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Ah Yee at Giscome

Photograph depicts four men standing in front of two log cabins. It is believed that these men are also featured at Meikle's Cabin in item 2009.5.3.17. Forest in background, miscellaneous items on ground in yard. Handwritten photo caption on verso and recto of this photo reads: "at Ah Yee at Giscome." It is believed that Ah Yee was the first Chinese store keeper at Giscome Portage in 1910.

Billy Barnett Sitting in Canoe

Photograph depicts Mr. Barnett seated in floating canoe tied to tree on shore. Forest on opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of this photograph reads: "Billy Barnett". It is speculated that this photograph may have been taken on the Fraser River near Giscome Portage, B.C.

Dangerous Point at Giscome Rapids

Photograph depicts the Giscome Rapids. Opposite shore in background, rocky beach in foreground. Handwritten photo caption on verso and recto of this photo reads: "Point where G.T.P. [Grand Trunk Pacific] canoe capsized at Giscome Rapids & where 3 men were drowned."

Forestry Boat at Giscome Portage, BC

Photograph depicts men on river boat and small canoe floating just off shore. Men sit and stand on shore among square bales and large cut lumber. Forest in background. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "Fort Fraser wooding up at Giscome Portage", "Chilco at Giscome Portage".

Giscome Portage, Fraser River, BC

Photograph depicts people on river shore, and boat and buildings in midground. River bank in foreground, forest in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Giscombe Portage Fraser River", on recto: "Huble & Seaback on Fraser River."

The Bourchier Album

This photograph album consists of photographs of remote police barracks at Mile 47 and Mile 29; early settlements and/or mercantile stores at Tete Jaune Cache, McBride, Sand Creek, Fort George and South Fort George; Grand Trunk Pacific Railway forestry and railway camps; scows and paddlewheel conveyors on the Fraser River; automobiles; community leisure activities; as well as, images of the Bourchier family. The following South Fort George establishments are identifiable within these photographs: Empress Hotel, Ah Yee General Merchant, German Bakery, Northern Hotel, South Fort George Drug Store & Post Office, St. Michael’s Church, Prince George Hotel, Ford Monarch dealership, Astoria Hotel, and King George V Elementary School. Identified geographic locations featured in these photographs include: Tete Jaune, Upper Fraser, Mile 47, Mile 29, Fraser River, Mt. Robson, McBride, Sand Creek, Glacier Mountain, Moose River, Giscome Portage, Pott Falls, Red Deer River, Grand Canyon, Summit Lake, Canoe Pass, Connaught Hill, Nechako Bridge, and Island Cache.

Bourchier, Alan K.