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A.C. Heaven at Fort Nelson

Handwritten photo album caption beside this photo reads: "S/L. A.C. Heaven. C.D. #3 Unit, N.W.S.R. Fort Nelson." Photograph depicts man in uniform standing on steps in front of doorway to unidentified building. Wings medallion on left breast.

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Airplane "Nose Hanger" at Whitehorse, YT

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Ordinary 'Nose-Hanger'." Photograph depicts airplane hangar with large circles in a darker fabric to accommodate the nose and engines of plane. Large truck and stacks of unidentified packages in foreground on right. Unidentified vehicle to left of hangar. It is believed that photograph was taken at Whitehorse, YT.

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Barracks at Watson Lake

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Barracks at Watson Lake". Photograph depicts three long log buildings connected in a U shape. The barracks are in a forest, surrounded with trees. The area around the building is strewn with wood debris and log piles. Dirt road in foreground.

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Buildings & Garage at Whitehorse, YT

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "D.O.T [Department of Transportation?] Bldgs & Garage, Whitehorse." Photograph depicts numerous buildings and a four-door garage on streets in Whitehorse. Dump trucks and other various vehicles surround garage. Road and gravel covered area crosses foreground.

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Captain Read "The Next Morning," Fort St. John

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “The Next Morning.” Photograph depicts man believed to be Captain Read, arms linked with a second unidentified man in uniform. The two men are standing on wood slat sidewalk in front of building with many windows speculated to be barracks [see item 2006.20.12.16] at Fort St. John. This photograph was beside item 2006.20.12.19 which depicts unidentified man in this photo and a second man, ready to go out for the evening.

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Captain Relaxing in Grande Prairie

Photograph depicts man in uniform reclining on the ground against what appears to be the tarp of a tent, with eyes closed and bottled beverage in hand. A second man is semi-visible in background behind tent. Handwritten photo album caption above and below this photo reads: "Our Cpt, Dreaming of his Third Stripe."

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Cenial Crew of "32"

Photograph depicts three men (two in uniform) in front of a military plane with the number "7632" on its side. Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "OUR CENIAL CREW OF "32". It is believed this photograph was taken at the military base in Whitehorse, YT.

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Crew Weighing In

Photograph depicts four men in uniform standing with luggage and supplies in front of a military plane with the number "7632" on its side. Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "WEIGHING IN."

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Flight Officer P.B. Cox in Grande Prairie

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "F/O P.B.COX Grand Prairie. C.D. #1. Unit. N.W.S.R." Photograph depicts the officer standing in uniform at airstrip, wearing what appears to be an RCAF wings medallion on his right breast. Machinery can be seen in background (two sets of land-rollers).

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Flight Sergeant J. Hone at Whitehorse

Handwritten photo album caption beside and below this photo reads: "F/S. J. Hone. C.D. #5 Unit. N.W.S.R. Whitehorse. A 100% soldier." Photograph depicts the Sergeant standing in uniform (wings medallion on left breast) in front of white doorway to unidentified building. A reflection of trees can be seen in door window.

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Flight Sergeant McLean at Officers' Quarters, Fort St. John

Handwritten photo album caption beside and below this photo reads: "F/S. I[?].M. McLean, Ft. S. John. C.D. #2 Unit. N.W.S.R. 'Just as you see him'." Photograph depicts the Sergeant in sergeant's hat and rubber boots, sitting in open doorway of Officers' Quarters [see item 2006.20.12.15]. There is a broom on right, boots on far left, and wood slat sidewalk in foreground.

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Gathering Wreckage of Plane Crash

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Gathering up the pieces [re. plane crash, item 2006.20.12.42]." Photograph depicts two trucks and a large group of men standing in airstrip believed to be at Whitehorse. Group of various buildings visible in background on right.

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General Duties Man at Officers' Quarters, Fort St. John

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: " 'General Duties' (G.D.) man at Officers' Quarters." Photograph depicts man in sweater vest and tie sitting in front of closed door with "R.C.A.F OFFICERS QUARTERS" printed on side. There is a broom on right, boots on left, and wood slat sidewalk in foreground.

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Geo Du Temple at Watson Lake

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "S/L. Geo Du Temple. #4 Unit N.W.S.R. Watson Lake." Photograph depicts man in uniform (wings medallion on left breast) standing in front of white doorway of log building. Ground in foreground covered with sticks and sawdust.

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Grande Prairie Tower & Admin Building

Photograph depicts group of buildings at Grande Prairie airstrip. The foremost building has the sign "YUKON SOUTHERN" on its roof, and the tower and admin building can be seen behind. Power poles, large trucks, and other large unidentified machinery are lined up in background on right.

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Grande Prairie Tower & Admin Building

Photograph depicts building with small second story attached, and a tall red and white pole in front. Signal tower and power poles in background on right, semi-trailer in background on left. A man in uniform can be seen in the far right sitting on a small staircase on wheels. Small unidentified buildings and miscellaneous shop supplies in background. Handwritten photo album caption beside this photo reads: "Grand Prairie Tower and Adm. Bldg."

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Ice Fishing on Watson Lake

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Waiting for the Plane at 'Watson'" Photograph depicts unidentified man standing on ice and holding a fish. The ice in the area behind him has been broken, creating a small pond in the frozen lake. Second man sitting behind pond area. Trees on opposite shore in background.

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Loading Military Plane at Watson Lake

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Everybody Works." Photograph depicts four men in uniform (same men from item 2006.20.12.33) loading a red cross suitcase and other luggage onto plane, movable staircase behind them. It is believed that a fifth man is also semi-visible behind them. Snowbank and various unidentified buildings in background on right.

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Loading for the North

Photograph depicts five men in uniform loading supplies onto a military plane with the number "7632" on its side. Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "LOADING FOR THE NORTH." It is believed this photograph was taken at the military base in Whitehorse, YT.

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Man at Grande Prairie Airstrip

Photograph depicts an unidentified man standing in what is believed to be the airstrip at Grande Prairie, Alberta. Rear end of semi-trailer in distance on left, other unidentified machinery on right. Flat horizon crosses mid ground. Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Ready for Fun Above or Mud Below."

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Military Barracks at Fort St. John

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Barracks at Ft. S. John." Photograph depicts two long buildings with many tall windows on the side. The buildings are in a muddy area, and wood slat sidewalk runs in front of them. There is a large gravel pile between the buildings, enclosed with a short log fence. A man can be seen in front of second barrack in background.

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Military Plane "34" at 10 000 Feet

Photograph depicts a military plane in flight with the number "7634" on its side. As the photo was taken through the window of a second plane in flight, the outline of the window is visible, as is the left engine. Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Our Travelling Companion, '34' at 10 000 feet."

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Military Plane Called "32"

Photograph depicts military plane landed in Grande Prairie airstrip. One man is semi-visible behind left wing. Land rollers, other unidentified equipment, and flat horizon in background. Handwritten photo album caption beside this photo reads: "32".

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Military Plane Called "39"

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "P '39'". Photograph depicts view of plane from front parked in airstrip believed to be at Whitehorse. Ladder, hose, and unidentified objects in left foreground. Snow and horizon in background.

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Military Plane Parked for the Night at Fort Nelson

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: " 'Parked For The Night.' C.P.A. [Locheed ?] at Ft. Nelson." Photograph depicts military plane in runway, its engines draped and enclosed in tarp covering. Steel drums and hose on trailer pulled by tractor in foreground, as well as movable staircase. Trees on horizon in background.

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Officers' Quarters at Fort St. John

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Officers' Quarters, Ft St John.” Photograph depicts two men standing in distance at doorway of officers' quarters, wood slat sidewalk in foreground. Fence and trees on horizon in background, dirt pile to right of building. The two men are believed to be Captain Read (2006.20.12.17) and the man in charge of general duties (item 2006.20.12.15).

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Packing Plane for Flight Home from Fort St. John

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Packing for home: ^Sick Indian.” Arrow is pointed at man facing plane and holding small bundle. Three other men in uniform stand with luggage in front of plane (one believed to be unidentified man from item 2006.20.12.18). A fifth man in suit is semi-visible, loading plane.

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Planes on Apron at Fort St. John

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Fort St John Apron. F/Rideouts 'Norseman'^" Arrow is pointed at plane on far right with the number "2466" on its side and unidentified equipment below. Runway in foreground, approximately four military planes in background surrounded with unidentified people and equipment.

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Surveying Wreckage of Plane Crash

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "The above ship, after 'doing' a barrel-roll 50 feet above the runway." Photograph depicts three men in uniform bent over wreckage of plane crash in airstrip believed to be at Whitehorse, YT. Large group of men and vehicles in background on right, trees and hillside in background on left.

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Three Men by Plane Called "Majestic 32"

Photograph depicts two men (one in uniform) standing in an airstrip under the nose of a military plane with the number "7632" on its side. A third man stands in uniform on far right, and a building can be seen in distance behind him on the flat horizon. Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "MAJESTIC '32'." It is believed this photograph was taken at the military base in Whitehorse, YT.

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Tower & Admin Building at Fort Nelson

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Tower & Adm. Bldg, Ft. Nelson." Photograph depicts long white building with tower raised in middle, ladders and scaffolding in front. Trucks and groups of men in foreground, some on building itself. Power poles in foreground and background.

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Two Men in Uniform Going Out for the Evening at Fort St. John

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Going Out for the Evening.” Photograph depicts unidentified man from item 2006.20.12.18, arms linked and hands clasped with a second unidentified man. Both are dressed in uniform and standing on steps in front of doorway. Building speculated to be barracks at Fort St. John.

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Unloading Plane at Watson Lake

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Unloading at Watson Lake." Photograph depicts plane with the number "553"on its side landed in airstrip. Group of luggage, three men in uniform, and movable staircase in front of plane. Snow in foreground, trees in background.

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View from Tower at Whitehorse, YT

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Another view from Tower at Whitehorse." Photograph depicts various unidentified buildings, vehicles, and machinery behind dirt road in mid ground. Power poles in foreground; trees, river, and mountains in background.

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View of Whitehorse Airfield from Tower

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Another view of Whitehorse Field from the Tower." Photograph depicts various unidentified buildings at what is believed to the Royal Canadian Air Force base in Whitehorse, YT. Small sign in foreground reads: "Taking Photographs Prohibited" (see also items 2006.20.12.1 & 2006.20.12.39). Mountains in background.

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View of the Rocky Mountains at 12000 Feet

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Above the Rockies at 12 000 feet." Photograph depicts the Rocky Mountains from a distance. As the photograph was taken from the inside of an airplane, the plane's wing tip can be seen on the far right of the image. A sun circle is also visible in the top center.

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Whitehorse Runway

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Whitehorse 'Runway'". Photograph depicts three planes in distance on runway, one of them is parked in front of large building on left (hangar?). Two long unidentified buildings in background on left, trees and range of hills in background on right. See also items 2006.20.12.1 & 2006.20.12.43.

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