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Geographic Features

Photographs within this file document natural and artificial features across the landscape of Northern British Columbia. This landscape also includes the physical, built, urban and industrial landscapes; topography; site plans; boundaries, districts, reserves, parks, sanctuaries, towns, villages and cities, etc.

Industries

Photographs within this file document resource industries within Northern BC such as mining, fishing, forestry etc. They also represent resource industry cooperatives, processing, packing and shipping industries, construction and ship building, as well as salvage companies and operations.

Société Minière de BC, Atlin BC

Group of five miners stand in mining area on left. Woman, man, and young girl sit and stand on far right in more formal attire. Mining tools and equipment throughout.

Printed annotation on recto of photograph: "Société Minière de B.C., Atlin B.C. July 28th, 1901, A.C. Hirschfeld, No. 707".

Taku River Survey - Glacier in Mountains

Photograph depicts valley in snowy mountain range. Handwritten annotation visible on negative: "Pan. From Camera Sta no w. looking at [?] Glacier."

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 5 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Boundary No.2 camera Sta. Twin Lake & Glacier.” See also items 2006.20.3.42 - 2006.20.3.46.

Taku River Survey - Glacier in Mountains

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.48 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Glacier in Mountains

Photograph depicts wide glacier winding through mountain range.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Iceberg

Photograph features iceberg floating in water, mountains on shore in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 7 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Around River Taku and main camp on same." See also items 2006.20.3.35 - 2006.20.3.41.

Taku River Survey - Mountain Peak

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Mountain Range

Snow-covered mountain peak in foreground.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.55.

Taku River Survey - Mountain Scene

Photograph depicts river or glacier in valley bellow mountains, flat snowy area in foreground.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Mountains & Valley

Photograph depicts river or glacier in valley bellow mountains. Handwritten annotation visible on negative: "From No. 2 Cam. Sta. [?] Taku River [?]".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Mountains & Water Scene

Water spans foreground, mountains of opposite shore stand in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Tent in Forest

Photograph depicts small tent set up in bushes, fallen trees in foreground.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Two Men at Flag with Camera

Photograph depicts two men on either side of camera on tripod, flag visible behind them. Mountain range and glacier in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 9 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Pictures of different members of ‘our’ party.” See also items 2006.20.3.57 - 2006.20.3.65.

Taku River Survey - Two Men Standing in Shallow River

River flows through rocky area, mountains visible in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 9 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Pictures of different members of ‘our’ party.” See also items 2006.20.3.58 - 2006.20.3.65.

Taku River Survey - Valley below Mountains

Photograph depicts mountain range, river or glacier visible below.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Water Scene

Water spans foreground, trees can be seen in water, trunks submerged. Opposite shore and mountains in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 5 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Boundary No.2 camera Sta. Twin Lake & Glacier.” See also items 2006.20.3.42 - 2006.20.3.45.

Village of Telkwa beside the Bulkley River

Postcard overview of the Bulkley River running closely past the village of Telkwa. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: "Don Choracy [?] Prince Rupert, B.C. c/o Wrathall's Photo Shop. Aug. 9 Lake Kaetlyn. We had to drive all the way to Telkwa the other nite for postcards, imagine. We were sure glad and surprised to see Jack & Dick drive in at 7 to-nite. Just like being home. We are having so much fun. The boys are out on Lake to-nite, went to visit Dr. Macdonald's me thinks. I have bad head cold so have to stay home first nite at home I've since we came, Dieks is taking me on Lake tomorrow I hope, Love Bea-P."