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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.

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.

Bob Harkins Audio Recordings Collection

  • 2002.12
  • Collection
  • c. 1970 - 1989

Collection consists of 30 audio cassettes containing 46 interviews conducted primarily by radio & TV broadcaster Bob Harkins with local personalities. Most recordings were conducted at CJCI Studios, Prince George. The station was launched in ...

Harkins, Bob

Bob Harkins interviews Ambrose Trick

Item consists of transcript of interview with Ambrose Trick discussing the sawmilling and logging industry in Northern BC, c.1930s-1950s including the 1953 strike; the creation of the Northern Interior Lumbermen's Association. Trick also disc...

Bob Harkins

Harry Monson Reclining on Bed

Handwritten annotation on recto of photo reads: "Harry Monson Edmonton Prince George." Harry reclines on bed under window, surrounded by personal effects. Photograph was taken after nightfall. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads:...

Flooded Railway Camp

Photograph depicts lane in front of tent buildings flooded with water, forest trees in background. Photograph taken from canoe, portion of canoe visible in foreground. It is believed that this photograph may depict the Island Cache in flood, at Pr...

Flooded Railway Camp

Photograph depicts lane in front of tent buildings flooded with water. Tree in midground, forest trees in background. A man can be seen between first and second row of tent buildings. Photograph taken from canoe, portion of canoe visible in right ...

Bulldozer at Civic Centre

Photograph depicts man believed to be Bob Baxter on bulldozer by large framework structure in snow. House stands in background as well as a truck with "CITY OF PRINCE GEORGE" visible on its passenger door. Handwritten annotation on recto...

Saw Mill - People and Logs

Image depicts numerous stripped logs and several unidentified individuals in hard hats at a saw mill somewhere in Prince George, B.C.

Saw Mill - Interior

Image depicts logs being cut into planks in the interior of a saw mill somewhere in Prince George, B.C.