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Baxter, Bob Prince George, BC
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Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection

  • 2009.5
  • Collectie
  • 1899-1959

This Collection consists of photographs documenting early development of the Central Interior including such subjects as: homesteading, railway construction, packing & freighting, modes and routes of transportation, schools, mercantile development, leisurely activities, sports, natural resource development and exploitation, political movements, town-site development and policing. This collection also provides a look at history of the Taylor-Baxter Family - a long time pioneering family of this region, including: A.K. & Lillian Bourchier; Hugh & Hermina "Minnie" (nee Wessel) Taylor and family; Herbert & Sarah (nee Wessel) Glassey; and Bob & Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter and family.

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 of photograph: "Civic centre 1948."

Bob Baxter on Caterpillar Tractor in Prince George, BC

Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "PRINCE GEORGE B.C. FARMERS TAKING DELIVERY OF CATERPILLAR TRACTORS." Bob sits on first tractor in line of three. Fifteen men stand in a line against street buildings. "THE SALVATION ARMY" building stands in background on right. This photograph was taken at the corner of 4th and George St.