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Photograph of artwork: “The 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot, 1782”

Typed annotation glued to verso of photograph provides an interpretation of this piece of art: "The 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot - 1782. The first battalion of this British regiment arrived in New York in 1756. After serving in numerous campaigns and engagements in North America, the 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot garrisoned in Nova Scotia. It is from this famous regiment that the Black Watch (Royal Highland) Regiment of Canada derives its name and much of its colorful dress and traditions."

Photograph of artwork: “Le Régiment de Carignan-Salières, 1665”

Typed annotation glued to verso of photograph reads: "Le Régiment de Carignan-Salières - 1665. This famous regiment was dispatched to Canada (then called New France) by King Louis XIV and disembarked from its small sailing vessels on eastern shores in the spring of 1665. Historically it was an important event. Until then, the colonists had been obliged to provide their own defence and the French regiment was the first military protection they enjoyed."

Photograph of artwork: “Naval Gun Race, 1812”

Typed annotation glued to verso of photograph provides an interpretation of this piece of art: "Naval gun race. Two teams in naval costumes of 1812 stage a thrilling variation on the traditional naval gun race. They must completely dismantle the antique cannons, carry them over a grueling obstacle course and reassemble the guns for firing. It takes courage, muscle and months of training.

PGE/BC Rail Dease Lake extension

File consists of research material regarding Pacific Great Eastern Railway and BC Rail Dease Lake extension. Predominantly consists of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following works: "PGE/BCR: Dease Lake Extension - First 25 Years, 1968 to 1993"; PGE/BCR Dease Lake Branch Progress at end of 1974; "Dease Lake or Bust: BC Rail's Takla Sub, a Socred Mega-Project, Lives On" by Johnson; and "To Alaska or Bust on a Mixed Train: Was BCR's Dease Lake line too late...or too early?" by Patterson and McMillan. Also includes a map of the Dease Lake extension annotated by Davies.

Building the Pacific Great Eastern Railway

File consists of documents relating to the construction of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE), which predominantly consist of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes a chronology of the history of PGE, a list of sub-contractors who completed the Squamish sub-division, "PGE/BCR: Dease Lake Extension First 25 Years, 1968 to 1993", and "P.G.E.R. 1914 to 1923: Progressive Dates of Commencement of Passenger Service".

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