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RCAF Langer

Photograph depicts an RCAF Langer that was erected in 1942 as part of a flying boat base to counter possible Japanese sea and activities. It was used subsequently as whaling station premises.

Goodyear airship

Photograph depicts a Goodyear airship travelling over Spanish Banks, Vancouver. It took part in the Abbotsford Air Show of 1971.

GNR connection, Vancouver

Photograph taken at the Great Northern Railway connection from its terminal yards to its wharf on Vancouver Harbour or the connection with CPR. Image captured crossing Powell Street, looking southward, north of Glen Drive, Vancouver.

PGE Vancouver

Photograph depicts a Pacific Great Eastern bridge over the Capilano River in northwest Vancouver. Also visible is a switching locomotive.

South Shore Line

Photograph depicts the south shore line of the B.C. Electric Railway in False Creek, Vancouver. B.C. Hydro operated it, if not owned it. The location was directly opposite from Granville Island.

BCER Granville Island

Photograph depicts an unused spur leading southward to Morrison Steel and Wire Company Ltd. The spur crosses a disused line running on the south side of Cartwright Street.

Harbour Park Development site in Coal Harbour

Photograph depicts the Harbour Park Development site in Coal Harbour, Vancouver. Taking rock from the scow to face fill with anti-erosion material. The site is for new high rise apartments at the edge of Stanley park between Georgia St. and the sea.

CP rail and warehouse complex on Homer St.

Photograph depicts the CP rail and the edge of the Homer St. warehouse complex in Vancouver. The view is looking northeast at the western end of Mainland St. The building is at #1152 Mainland St. The right hand track (man's shadow it) goes do...

CP rail in the False Creek area

Photograph depicts the CP rail in the False Creek area in Vancouver. It is between Beatty and Cambie Streets with Smithe St. crossing from left to right in the foreground. The photo includes an insulated box car of the Southern Pacific Railway, #S...

View of harbour road in Vancouver

Photograph depicts an unnamed harbour road that runs to the north of , and parallel to Water St. The trackage is connected behind the camera to a CPR depot and at the other end to the mainline. No spurs lead off to the docks. The track is not used...

Pier #2 in Vancouver

Photograph depicts Pier #2 in Vancouver at the north end of Columbia St. It shows disconnected trackage on the east side of the pier that was formerly serviced by the CPR. It has not been in use for some years. The switch fittings were made by the...

CPR yards at Drake St.

Photograph depicts the CPR locomotive yards at Drake St. in Vancouver. The disused winch in shack is used for moving cars into the repair shed. There is bushes growing out of the track.

CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver. It shows CPR locomotive #3716, 2-8-0 Consolidation. It was built in February 1929 at the Montreal Locomotive Works. It was acquired in 1966 from the CPR by the city of Port Coquitlam. The lo...

CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the CPR Drake St. yards in Vancouver. It shows CPR locomotive #3716, 2-8-0 Consolidation. It was built in February 1929 at the Montreal Locomotive Works. It was acquired in 1966 from the CPR by the city of Port Coquitlam. The lo...

CPR line in Vancouver

Photograph depicts the former Coal Harbour branch of the CPR line in Vancouver. The photo was taken near the north foot of Broughton St. in Coal Harbour. A single spur line ran back behind the camera for 150 to 200 yards. The view is looking east.

Iona Campagnolo wearing cape of Sahn-nag-x-wha in front of Ninstints totem pole in the Great Hall, Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Handwritten annotations on verso read: “In the great hall of the B.C. Museum of Anthropology, in front of Ninstints Totem wearing cape of Sahn-nag-x-wha (One who sits high) gift of Chief Skidegate ‘Dempsey’ Collinson - Q.C.I. made by his wife Iren...

Album No. 3

Images within album consist primarily of fishery industry, river & landscapes, salmon cannery images (housing, people, workers, boats) on the Nass River and North Pacific Coast, ca.1924-1926. Each photograph is accompanied by a handwritten des...

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