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Jean Caux's Pack Train Leaving Ashcroft, B.C.

Photograph depicts men loading a line of approximately twenty mules facing large building in background with the sign: "[WBBAILEY?] ANDCO'S OFFICE." A second sign is posted on deck of building: "ALWAYS CURES! CHAMBERLAIN'S COUGH REMEDY." More men wearing suits watch from deck. Small building in hillside can be seen in background. Annotation along bottom recto of photograph reads: "Last Pack Train leaving Ashcroft for Hazelton -1909." Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "CATALINE 1909".

Four Men at Retail Store in Hazelton, B.C.

Men stand wearing vests and ties in doorway framed in corner of building with the sign: "R. CUNNINGHAM LTD. GENERAL MERCHANDISE." Various other advertisements hang from doorway. Man on left believed to be transport driver also featured in items 2009.5.1.80 & 2009.5.1.81. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Hazelton, B.C. 1910".

Two Teams of Horses Pulling Wagon and Buggy

Team on left pulls wagon with the sign "RUDDY & MACKAY. BAGGAGE. STAGE & TRANSFER." Driver believed to be same man featured in items 2009.5.1.79 & 2009.5.1.81. A second man sits in wagon on luggage. Team on right pulls a man driving a buggy. A large three story building with detailed porch stands in background behind teams in street.

Ruddy & Mackay Transfer Company Wagon

Photograph depicts team of horses pulling heavily loaded wagon with the sign: "RUDDY & MACKAY. BAGGAGE. STAGE & TRANSFER." One man stands holding head of horse and smoking a pipe. A second man sits in wagon holding reigns, (believed to be same man featured in items 2009.5.1.79 & 2009.5.1.80). Large "Grand Trunk Pacific" building can be seen in background, as well as a smaller building with the sign "HAZELTON" hanging from its eaves.

Couple Sitting in Winery

Man and woman sit on large barrels in dark area. Dog stands on right. Illegible annotation on recto of photograph: "Mr. Lev and self at Brew and [Chaisr?] Winery [Lakevill?] Cal. Sitting on '[puncheon?]' '[...?]' in the background."

General Store in Atlin, BC

Photograph depicts young girl standing on front deck of "WANAMAKER'S GENERAL MERCHANDISE." Car visible on left, gas pump in front. Trees and neighbouring house visible in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "ATLIN."

H.F. Glassey with Briefcase, Sarah Glassey in Car

Photograph depicts Sarah seated in passenger seat, and Bert standing to right of car. Mountain in background. Typed caption beside this photograph: "H.F. Glassey (Bert) Government Agent, Gold Commissioner, Coroner, Justice of Peace Atlin, B.C. with his wife Sarah in the car. 1934 --- 1942". Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Auntie & Uncle Bert".

Ron Stewart, H.F. Glassey, & Unknown Man with Wolf Pelts

Photograph depicts an unidentified First Nations man standing to right of wolf pelts that hang from eaves of house in Atlin, B.C. Stewart and Glassey stand on left, Glassey wearing a suit and tie. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "Wolf pelts from Teslin, B.C.", handwritten: "Ron Stewart is policeman." See also items 2009.5.2.67 & 2009.5.2.68.

H.F. Glassey with Wolf Pelts

Photograph depicts H.F. Glassey wearing a suit and tie, holding up a wolf pelt in both hands. House stands behind Glassey, pelts hanging from eaves in front of porch. These pelts came from the Teslin Lake area (this region spans Northern British Columbia and the Yukon Territory). Anglican Church partially visible in left background. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "Come up and do some hunting." Typed caption below this photograph: "Atlin." See also items 2009.5.2.68 & 2009.5.2.69.

Tlingit Children with Wolf Pelts

Photograph depicts two small children standing with snowshoes in front of wolf pelts hung from a pole in snow-cleared area, miscellaneous items throughout. Forest in background. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "Wolf pelts, taken at Teslin Lake B.C." See also items 2009.5.2.66 & 2009.5.2.67.

H.F. Glassey at Unknown Building

Photograph depicts Bert Glassey standing on wood sidewalk in front of building believed to be a small hotel. A dog stands in doorway, and a woman can be seen walking beside building. Trees and hills in background. Sign partially visible to left of Glassey reads "ROOMS".

Business on Street in Atlin, BC

Photograph depicts group of men in hats and ties standing on wood deck connecting four store fronts. Left to right: Parsons Produce Co., Dunn & Co. Hardware and Tinware, Fortin & LeGappelain Druggists, Cummings & Richardson - Gents, Furnishings, Boots and Shoes. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Branch Parsons Produce Co at Atlin 1899."

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.

Scow's Last Lap

Photograph depicts a crew of 13 men on a scow believed to be maneuvering through the Upper Fraser River at Scow's Last Lap (Scow Rapids), downriver from the Grand Canyon of the Fraser. Trees on opposite shore in background, rocky shore in foreground. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "the last lap".

A.K. Bourchier near Brewster's Stage Coach

Photograph depicts men in uniform standing on and around a stage coach with the sign "BREWSTER TRANSFER COMPANY." One man sits inside the coach pulled by four horses. Large building with extended porch and balcony in background. Mountains barely visible in distance. It is believed that one of the men in this photograph may be Mr. A. K. Bourchier.

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."

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.

Meikle's Cabin at the Mouth of the Clearwater

Photograph depicts four men standing in front of small log cabin with sod roof. It is believed that these men are also featured at Ah Yee's in item 2009.5.3.16. A man believed to be Meikle sits in window of cabin. Forest in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of this photograph reads: "Meikle's Cabin mouth of Clearwater".

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.

Six Men Standing with Oars & Poles

Photograph depicts men standing in cleared dirt area, in front of oars and poles that lean against fallen tree trunk. One man holds a shovel, and forest trees can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on verso and recto of this photograph reads: "Tilicums". It is is believed that this photograph was taken near the Upper Fraser River.

Crew Eating in Camp

Photograph depicts four men eating and drinking at campsite, cooking and camping supplies scattered throughout. A dog sits in foreground, and many items are hung from a horizontal pole behind men. Forest trees in background.

Horses & Sled at Alexandria Road House

Photograph depicts two men seated in horse-drawn sled. Horses stand in front of short picket fence in foreground, large log building and shed in midground. Trees on hill visible in background. It is speculated that the man seated behind the white horse may be Mr. A. K. Bourchier. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Alexandria road house".

Changing Horses on the Cariboo Road

Photograph depicts four men standing near fully packed horse-drawn cart in front of wood buildings, including a long building with a porch and chairs. Trees on hill visible in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Changing teams on the Cariboo Road".

Covered Wagons on Front Street, Quesnel

Photograph depicts men standing near three covered wagons pulled by team of horses on street. Buildings line the street on left behind trees with protective structures built around their trunks. A windmill stands near small building and woodpiles in background on right. Trees on hill are visible in distance. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Quesnel".

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