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Crew Eating in Camp

Photograph depicts four men eating and drinking at campsite, cooking and camping supplies scattered throughout. A dog sits in foreground, and many items are hung from a horizontal pole behind men. Forest trees in background.

Horses & Sled at Alexandria Road House

Photograph depicts two men seated in horse-drawn sled. Horses stand in front of short picket fence in foreground, large log building and shed in midground. Trees on hill visible in background. It is speculated that the man seated behind the white horse may be Mr. A. K. Bourchier. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Alexandria road house".

Bob Potts Cooking in Campsite

Photograph depicts six men around fireside in forest, trees felled on either side. Bob Potts sits on far right, next to dog in foreground. These men are believed to be members of A. K. Bourchier's crew on the Upper Fraser River. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Preparing The miday meal. frying Bacon on sticks. Potts. Chief Chef."

Bob Potts with Crew in Camp

Photograph depicts four men around fireside in forest clearing. A man believed to be Bob Potts kneels on far right, next to dog. These men are believed to be members of A. K. Bourchier's crew. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "The Last of a Comfortable Camp."

Men in Boat with Forest Slash

Photograph depicts three men standing with oars in small boat, forest slash at their feet. More slash lies in foreground behind bushes and plants on swampy shore. Trees in background. These men are believed to be members of the Bourchier forestry crew.

Billy Seymour Breaking Trail for Dog Team

Photograph depicts a man in snowshoes leading a line of dogs pulling supplies on a toboggan. The second figure, walking behind dogs, is believed to be a man named Fred Burden. Forest trees in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Billy Seymour at toboggan". Billy Seymour was a South Fort George man of First Nations descent, employed by the Hudson's Bay Company, and well-known for his ability and endurance in land travel by foot.

Police Barracks at Mile 29

Photograph depicts three men in semi-formal attire standing on front steps of log building with tin roof. Shovels, saw, ladder, buckets, boxes and logs lean against building. Forest trees, buildings, and hillside can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Police Barracks. Mile 29 B.C.", on recto of photograph: "Mile 29 East of Tete Jaune Mile 52."

Distant View of Tete Jaune Cache, BC

Photograph depicts settlement across frozen lake. Trees cross midground, mountains stand in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Distant view of Tete Jaune B.C.", on recto of photograph: "I marked about where you loaded your boat the telephone pole is down the road toward 53. Tete Jaune Mile 52."

Street in Tete Jaune Cache, BC

Photograph depicts four men and small cart standing in street, lines of log buildings on either side. Tents can be seen at end of left side of street. First building on left is larger, with the sign "STOPPING PLACE". Trees cross midground, mountains stand in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Tete Jaune Cache. B.C."

Houghtaling Family by Tent Building

Photograph depicts Mrs. Houghtaling standing with four small children near doorway of tent building (Gertrude, Mary, Henry, and Charlie). This photograph is believed to have been taken at Sand Creek, BC. Forest trees in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Tete Jaune 1912".

Men at Empress Hotel

Three men stand under deck of three story hotel. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Empress Hotel South Fort George, B.C.", on recto: "according to Mrs [illegible] Williams this Hotel burned down New Years 1914 and the owner collected insurance & moved to Anchorage Alaska. (smell of kerosene)", "Boucher [sic]".

Three Men in Relief Camp at Penny

Photograph depicts three men standing in dirt area near fire wood. Tent building semi-visible on left, forest trees behind snow pile in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Relief camp at Penny. 100 men - A.K. Bourchier Foreman - Dixon Taylor timekeeper. [Ted Nevan?] purchasing agent - hungry thirties. Construction days. Mile 29 - A.K. Bourchier J.P." Man in middle is believed to be A.K. Bourchier.

Two Men with Horse

Photograph depicts two men believed to be North-West Mounted Police officers standing on either side of white packhorse. Forest and mountains in background. Photograph may have been taken in Vanderhoof, B.C.

Jean with Young Colt

Photograph depicts a young woman believed to A.K. Bourchier's niece Jean. Young colt stands on right, picket fence and porch to wood building in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "To my dearest Uncle Alan. This is little Betty Beauty's little colt. I broke her in to lead myself so I feel quite proud."

Man and Woman Sitting in Boat

An unidentified woman holding a fishing rod sits next to man speculated to be Bob Baxter in what appears to be a small boat on water. Opposite shore visible in background. She wears a dress and pearls, and he sits in a suit, tie and hat.

Bob Baxter and Sister Bea

Bob Baxter stands in snow beside younger sister Bea. Bob wears white shirt and dark pants, and Bea is dressed in formal outfit and necklace. Two buildings are semi-visible behind trees in background. See item 2009.5.4.31 for image of Violet Baxter and Bea in same location.

School Class Portrait of Alan & Fred Baxter

Fred stands smiling on far left, Alan wears a white shirt seventh from left in first standing row. Bushes and hedges stand behind them in midground. Large school building stands in background on left, power poles on right. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "DIVISION. 9. KING GEORGE V ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. PRINCE GEORGE. B.C. SEPTEMBER. 144. PHOTO BY BRIDGMAN VANCOUVER. B.C."

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 Prince George, BC.

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 foreground. It is believed that this photograph may depict the Island Cache in flood, at Prince George, BC.

Grand Canyon, Fraser River

Photograph depicts an unidentified person seated on rocks in foreground. River crosses midground, cliffs and trees on opposite shore in background. Unidentified structures believed to be buildings can be seen on opposite shore. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Grand Canyon. fraser R."

Sand Creek near Mount Robson, BC

Photograph depicts creek barely visible at bottom of steep valley in cliffs. Trees and underbrush in foreground, mountains visible in background. It is believed that this photograph may have been taken near Mt. Robson. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph duplicate reads: "Sand Creek."

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