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1971 - Unknown Residence & Greenhouse

Photograph depicts part of a brown and white building similar to the "Director's Lodge" at Cassiar, B.C. (see items 2000. and 2000. Unidentified individuals visible inside greenhouse in fenced back yard. Forest in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Cassiar June 15 71".

Farm Landscape

Photograph depicts two horses in one of many fenced areas, buildings and machinery in background. Highway, house, and forest also visible in distance.


Image depicts a farm likely in Woodpecker, B.C.


Image depicts a farm at an uncertain location.

Traction engines at Nanton, Alberta

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.

Honourable P.A. ‘Flying Phil’ Gaglardi, former Minister of Highways, being made up by unidentified woman while Iona Campagnolo and an unidentified man [Merv Compone?] look on at his ranch near Kamloops, BC

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”.

Fruit Trees

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."

Flock of Turkeys Near House

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."

Gaar Scott traction engine in Alberta

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.

Prince Rupert Pioneers’ Association: charter souvenir, 1914 [book]

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.

Box of Pears Belonging to Jean

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.
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