Hixon, BC

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Hixon Creek Cariboo Gold Co. Dam and Spillway

Photo is adhered to paper backing, upon which handwritten annotation on recto reads: “This is the dam and spillway about nine miles up Hixon Creek belonging to the Hixon Creek Cariboo Gold Co., whose main camp on Hixon Creek was at the falls. A fellow Sterling or (Bill) Tordiffe & I took a contract to cut the logs for this dam in January 1934. The first few winters Quart [sic] Quesnel Quartz had to shut down for snow”

Hixon Creek Cariboo Gold Co., Dam and Spillway

Annotation on verso reads: "Dam and spillway 9 miles up Hixon Creek belonging to the Hixon Creek Cariboo Gold Co. Original handwritten annotations on verso of photograph are signed by Tom Marsh and covered by mounting the photo on paper. Photograph is taped to paper. Typed annotation on recto of paper reads: “This is the dam and spillway about nine miles up Hixon Creek belonging to the Hixon Creek Cariboo Gold Co., whose main camp on Hixon Creek was at the falls. A fellow Sterling or (Bill) Tordiffe & I took a contract to cut the logs for this dam in January 1934. The first few winters Quesnel Quartz had to shut down for snow."

Hixon Falls

Image depicts several people standing near the Hixon Falls in Hixon, B.C.

James Joseph Claxton Photograph Collection

  • 2007.17
  • Collection
  • 1920 - 1982

Collection consists of 140 photographs pertaining to the life and pursuits of James Joseph Claxton over the course of sixty years. Subject areas identified within this collection include: quartz and placer mining in the Cariboo; Kingcome Village; the Royal Irish Contabulary; Roderick's Jewelers, New Westminster; the "M.S. Columbia III"; Kwakiutl petrographs in Fort Rupert; totem poles at Alert Bay; and the Salmon Arm Boy Scouts of Canada group.

Claxton, James Joseph

Knox United

Image depicts a Knox United Church at an uncertain location, though possibly in either Hixon or Woodpecker, B.C.

Mining in the Cariboo

This file consists of 10 photographs pertaining to the Hixon Creek Cariboo Gold Company, and the Quesnel Quartz Mine; as well as two sheets of letterhead from the "Hixon Gold Recovery Ltd." a handwritten speech re: a mineral claim, and a hand drawn map and overlay pertaining to the Wellington and Highland (Belle or Lass) mineral claims.

Placer mining in Hixon, BC

Photo is adhered to paper backing, upon which handwritten annotation on recto reads: “Placer mining Hixon B.C. Hungry 30ies. This picture taken on top of hill across from Quesnel Quartz Mine maybe 800 ft west of Quartz taken approx 45 yrs ago (1933) 1978.12.19”

Quesnel Quartz Mining Co., Hixon, BC

Photo is adhered to paper backing, upon which handwritten annotation on recto reads: “Quesnelle Quartz Mining Co. Hixon BCTaken in mid 1930ies. Power house from rear. Present day (1973) Logging road would run through powerhouse at immediate rear of it at which you are looking. Tom Marsh Box 150 Squamish BC 1978.12”

Quesnel Quartz Mining Company, Hixon, BC

Photo is adhered to paper backing, upon which handwritten annotation on recto reads: “Quesnelle Quartz mining Company Hixon, B.C. Taken in mid nineteen thirties. Powerhouse from rear. Present day (1973) logging road would run through powerhouse at immediate rear of it at which you are looking. Tom Marsh Box 156 Squamish BC V0N 3G0 December 1978”