Photograph depicts part of a brown and white building similar to the "Director's Lodge" at Cassiar, B.C. (see items 2000.1.1.3.19.88 and 2000.1.1.3.19.89). Unidentified individuals visible inside greenhouse in fenced back yard. Forest in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Cassiar June 15 71".
Typed caption glued to album page directly below photograph reads: "15. Surveying 5-acre Garden Tracts at Fort Fraser." Photograph depicts a man holding a rolled map in one hand and a wooden stake in the other, standing in a wooded area. Photographer: Dominion Stock & Bond Corporation.
Typed caption glued to album page directly below photograph reads: "26. Rich farm-land and crops near Fort Fraser." Photograph depicts hay stacks in a field situated at the base of a small forested mountain. Photographer: Dominion Stock & Bond Corporation.
Photograph depicts a traction engine at a ranch on Nicola Lake, near Merritt. The engine was made by Nichols-Shepard Co. at Battle Creek, Michigan and named the "Red River Special." It is undated and has 2 cylinders, side tanks, 16-10 horse power, wood burner, firebox 5 ft. long.
Photograph depicts a rear view of 4 of the 6 traction engines in Nanton, Alberta. The left engine was built by Reeves and Co. in Columbus, Indiana, U.S. Its identification is #4438, it has 2 cylinder simple, and a roof. The next engine was built by Waterloo Mfg. Co. Ltd. in Waterloo, Ontario and has a single cylinder. The third engine was built by Sawyer Massey. The engine on the right side is a Gaar Scott, built in 1913, and has 25 horsepower on the drawbar and 75 horsepower on the belt.
Signature at bottom right corner reads: “Love you always! Merv”; handwritten annotation on verso reads: “Hon. P.A. ‘Flying Phil’ Gaglardi on his Ranch near Kamloops. CBC Show 1981, One of a Kind, Picture from Producer Friend Merv Compone”.
Handwritten caption along bottom of photograph reads: "Japanese freighters 'Yeiufuku Maru' and 'Aden Maru' in Prince Rupert Harbor to load first cargo of grain from this port, Oct. 22, 1926. Photo W.W.W." The Prince Rupert Feed Co. Coal, Grain, Hay & Feed Company building visible from Trotier's Dock.
Photograph depicts two horses grazing behind log fence along the beach of Stuart Lake. Forested peninsula and distant hills are visible in background. Handwritten photo caption below photograph reads: "Stuart Lake, BC".
Photograph depicts young fruit trees planted in fenced area with small wind mill, hills in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "This is part of the fruit trees if you place it along side of the other one you can see the location the farm buildings are on the other side I didn't get one of them."
Firewood pile in left foreground. Buggy, wood house, and porch in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Wishing Aunt Lillian + Uncle Alan a very Merry Xmas and Happy New Year. Please do not criticize the stitches too closely Aunt Lillian. These snaps are some of part of my flock of 102 this year. These were snapped about a week before Thanksgiving. All the birds you see are this year's hatch. Some of them dressed 17 1/2 + 18 lbs at Thanksgiving. With love from Jean."
Photograph depicts a ranch at the upper and east end of Nicola Lake, 20 miles northeast of Merritt. It has a steam traction engine and thresher, last used agriculturally about 10 years ago. Steamed and moved in 1964 for C.B.C.
Photograph depicts a Gaar Scott traction engine in working order, steamed twice a year at least. It was built by the M. Rumely Co. in Richmond, Indiana, U.S. The engine is a #16541, has 25 horse power, and 2 cylinders. It was photographed at Texaco Station in Nanton, Alberta. It was owned by Jack burrows of Nanton.
This commemorative souvenir was produced by the Prince Rupert Pioneers’ Association in 1914. Its content provides a textual overview of the individual persons who pioneered the establishment of Prince Rupert, as well as, their associated portrait photographs. This publication also provides a brief introduction to the history of Prince Rupert and includes some related historical photographs.
Photograph features a wooden box of pears sitting on grass, bushes in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "This is a prize box of pears." It is believed that this photograph was given to Lillian & A.K. Bourchier by their niece Jean.
Man appears to be speaking during an election campaign. Two unidentified men sit on either side. Chalkboard and doors can be seen in background. Signs visible on table read: "RE-ELECT" and "I'M PROUD TO BE A FARMER".