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View of Summit Lake

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Sumit Lake." Trees can be seen on shore jutting into the lake on left, as well as on opposite shore in distant background. Unidentified objects can be seen in distance, possibly buildings on far shore.

Unidentified Man Reclining

Photograph depicts unidentified man with glasses reclining on blanket, coats hanging behind him. Some type of shelving or roofing can be seen in background. Man is wearing pants, belt, and striped shirt with a pencil in the pocket. It is speculated that this man may be Bert Youngstrom, (see items 2005.3.4 & 2005.3.59).

Two Men Cutting Fire Wood

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Cutting Fire Wood". Photograph depicts two men on either side of large log using chain saw in wood clearing. A small snow-covered building can be seen in background.

Two Men Cutting Fire Wood

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Cutting Fire Wood". Photograph depicts two men on either side of large log using chain saw in wood clearing. A third man is watching them from behind the saw. A wood pile and small snow-covered building can be seen in background, as well as what is believed to be a caterpillar bulldozer.

Swamper on Shovel

Photograph depicts a man seated on cab floor of dragline crane with " CAMPBELL CONSTRUCTION Co. LIMITED" on its side door. The crane is elevated on a man-made dirt hill (see also item 2005.3.40), with forest in background. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Swamper on Shovel".

Snow-Covered Barn

Winter landscape scene featuring a small barn barely visible under snow. Trees in background and snow-plowed area in foreground. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Lakeside Barn in Winter".

Plane on Summit Lake, BC

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Plane on Sumit Lake." Logs can be seen floating on water in foreground, as well as trees on opposite shore in background. The seaplane has the letters "CF-ATF" on its side.

Plane on Summit Lake, BC

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Plane on Sumit Lake." Logs can be seen floating on water in foreground, as well as trees on opposite shore in background. The seaplane has the letters "CF-ATF" on its side.

Open Cab Truck

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "1500wt 4x4". Photograph depicts small open cab truck with tire chains. Forest and unidentified buildings in background. A second vehicle is semi-visible on far left, as well as a pile of logs on far right.

Mother Bear and Cubs in Forest

Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Bought in Picture Prince George". Photograph depicts a mother grizzly bear standing on her hind legs against tree, so that her facial profile is visible. Two cubs stand on hind legs facing and leaning against her.

Man with Trout on Shore

Photograph depicts a man kneeling by row of trout between two small logs on grassy bank of a water's shore. What appears to be the vertical handle of a knife is foregrounded at bottom of image. Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Trout Fishing."

Man Standing Above Earth Cut

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Earth Cut". Photograph depicts a man in distance at top of steep slope of man-made embankment, trees in background. Tracks made my machinery are visible in dirt of the cut.

Haulback Rig on D8 Caterpillar

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Haulback Rig on a D8 Cat". Photograph depicts the rig in operation, two operators standing on the caterpillar (only one face visible). These men are believed to be Fred Youngstrom on left, and his foreman on right [see 2005.3.31]. Dirt and debris in foreground, forest in background. It is believed this rig is operating in a long-line skidding system.

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: "Harry talked my dad into selling him my boat".

Grizzly Bear

Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Bought in Picture Prince George". Photograph depicts a grizzly bear walking on all fours in forest area, slash debris in background.

Fred Youngstrom Operating a Haulback Rig

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Fred Youngstron [sic?]" "Foreman spotting for operator." Photograph depicts one man seated on D8 Caterpillar operating a haulback rig, and a second man (Fred?) standing behind him on Caterpillar. Image quality is poor and faces are not visible. Dirt and debris in foreground, forest in background. It is believed this rig is operating in a long-line skidding system.

Fred Youngstrom Operating a Haulback Rig

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Fred Youngstron[sic?]" "Foreman spotting for operator." Photograph depicts one man (Fred?) seated on D8 Caterpillar operating a haulback rig, and a second man standing beside him on the Caterpillar. Dirt and debris in foreground, forest in background. It is believed this rig is operating in a long-line skidding system.

Fred Youngstrom and Kitchen Staff

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Fred Youngstrom & Kitchen Staff. 1946." Photograph depicts Fred standing to right of three woman, a young girl, and a dog. The group is standing on the snow-covered front steps of a (kitchen?) building, lumber pile on far right. A large metal triangle is hanging behind Fred. It is believed that this photograph was taken at the camp at Summit Lake B.C. (see item 2005.3.57).

Fred Youngstrom and a Second Man Standing by Car

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Fred Youngstrom in [church shirt?]" Photograph depicts two men (Fred on left) standing on snow-covered road in front of car with a British Columbia license plate "93-650". A wood pile and long building with porch can be seen in background in front of forest trees. It is believed that this photo was taken at the camp in Summit Lake, B.C. (see item 2005.3.57).

Dragline Crane Loading Ford Company Truck

Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Campbell Construction had a whole fleet of 1937(?) Ford Trucks." Photograph depicts dirt pouring out of bucket suspended over the box of a dump truck. The main hook block of crane is visible; the truck is being loaded by a dragline crane which is elevated on a gravel pile outside of image to right (see item 2005.3.40). Photo was taken in gravel area, and three men can be seen standing in background in front of forest trees.

Dragline Crane Loading Ford Company Truck

Photograph depicts dirt pouring out of dragline bucket suspended by heavy chains over the box of a dump truck. The truck is being loaded by a dragline crane which is elevated on a gravel pile outside of image to right (see item 2005.3.40). Photo was taken in gravel area, and two men can be seen standing in background in front of forest trees. This truck is one of a fleet of 1937? Ford trucks owned by Campbell Construction (see item 2005.3.33).

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