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Man & Dog in Railway Camp

Photograph depicts dog standing next to man smoking pipe and leaning against large snow bank (snow stands taller than man). Power lines connect to wood building standing in background. Photograph believed to have been taken in railway construction...

Two Men in Railway Camp

Photograph depicts two men standing in snow-cleared area next to firewood pile. Two tent buildings stand behind them, forest trees visible in background. Photograph taken at what is believed to have been a railway construction camp.

Garden at Jean's House

Photograph depicts hedges and creeping foliage around picket fence in foreground. House stands in background featuring enclosed porch. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Merry Xmas + Happy New Year Aunt Lillian. This is my garden...

Herd of Elk on Horizon

Field and tree in foreground. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "These are the ones we took at the park. The ones of the antelope and yak didn't turn out plain enough to print." It is believed that this photograph was g...

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 re...

Picnic at Central Fort George

Photograph depicts a large group of women, men, and children standing and sitting on grass. Stand of trees crosses midground, forest visible in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Picnic at Fort George (Central) 1920.&...

Loading for the Peace River

Photograph depicts six men by building on shore. One man sits in small boat that has been loaded onto a wagon. River and opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Loading for the Peace River." Photogra...

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...

Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection

  • 2009.5
  • Collection
  • 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 develop...

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 midgroun...

Men on Conveyor Deck

Photograph depicts men standing on different deck levels of conveyor in river. Wood planks built into shore in foreground, trees on opposite shore in background. It is speculated that this photo may have been taken near Tete Jaune Cache shortly af...

Launching Rebuilt Conveyor

Photograph depicts men standing on different deck levels of conveyor on the Fraser River. Wood planks built into shore in foreground, trees on opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Launching Conve...

Sternwheeler on Land

Close view of sternwheeler resting on brick supports. Building supplies and sawhorse in foreground. A man can be seen on lower deck, and another above on third deck. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Operator".

Flock of Turkeys Near House

Firewood pile in left foreground. Buggy, wood house, and porch in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Wishing Aunt Lillian + Uncle Alan a very Merry Xmas and Happy New Year. Please do not criticize the stitches too clo...

Jean's Apple Tree

Photograph features one apple tree, field in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "This shows size of trees." It is believed that this photograph was given to Lillian & A.K. Bourchier by their niece Jean.

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