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Chip car at Prince George Pulp & Paper

Item is a photograph of a CP Rail chip car being dumped. The development of the interior chip pulp industry necessitated new designs for chip rail cars and their dumping facilities.

Princess Margaret arriving in Prince George 2

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret arriving by Canadian Air Forces jet at Prince George. Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross is walking beside the Princess.Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

Princess Margaret on a train

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret on the back deck of the Royal train's caboose just prior to her departure from Prince George during her 1958 visit to British Columbia.Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

Princess Margaret watching a prospector pan for gold

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret on July 17, 1958 at an event staged in the Prince George railway yards. Alex Moffat dressed as a prospector demonstrates panning for previously salted gold nuggets, which were later given to the Princess.

Cabinet members in canoe

Item is a photograph of Ray Williston and other cabinet ministers paddling a birch bark canoe in the grass during BC Centennial celebrations in Prince George.Originally mounted on poster with photographs 115.1, 115.2, 115.3.

Alex Moffet with gold nuggets

Item is a photograph of Alex Moffat dressed as a prospector holding gold nuggets he salted into a gravel bed and later panned out and gave to Princess Margaret.

Members of the BC Cabinet in Prince George

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston (Minister of Lands, Forests & water Resources), Pat Jordan (Minister without Portfolio), Prince George Mayor Harold Moffat, Grace McCarthy (Minister without Portfolio) and Premier W.A.C. Bennett.

Small wood investigation 1

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston, Chief Forester John Stokes and Tom Wright of Canadian Forest Products examining an area near Prince George in order to determine the timber area required for a Pulp Harvesting License for a proposed pulp mill...

Princess Margaret arriving in Prince George 1

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret arriving by Canadian Air Forces jet at Prince George. Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross is walking beside the Princess.Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.