Photograph depicts the "SS Patricia" leaving for Seattle. Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway trackage is visible in the foreground. Three water tank cars used for fire fighting are on the left of the picture.
Photograph depicts "SS Sir James Douglas," a Coastguard supply vessel, built in 1956. Astem from her is "Camsell," a full ice breaker, built in 1959. Out-of-service is CNR "SS Canora" is found in the background.
Photograph depicts "W.J Stewart," of Ottawa, that is located on the mid-left with two masts, and "Vector," found on the mid-right with one mast. Both were believed to be hydrographic vessels, painted in white and cream which were not Coastguard colours. Taken on the Upper Harbour of Victoria, at the Coastguard wharf.
Typed message on front reads: “Happy Birthday Your Honour, You have a way of making each person you come in contact with feel so special, so we all want to wish you the happiest birthday year ever. Staff of Government House, October 18, 2002.” Signed by the staff of Government House.
Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “The Rock - I spent 6 years creating 6 gardens surrounding”.
Photograph is one of 13 images printed from digital format on a CD-R featuring members of a group referred to as 'Terracites' (see item 2009.6.1.697) pictured in the gardens; see also items 2009.6.1.699 - 2009.6.1.710.
Photograph depicts Mary John seated to left of Moran at table in large room with tables, chairs, and couches. Skyscraper and water visible through window in background. Accompanying note reads "Tea at the Empress! Feb/97"
Photograph depicts a car that used to be on the "Victoria-Pacific Railway" tourist steam train, owned by Terry Ferguson. It was built in 1890 as a sleeping car by Barry and Smythe (USA). Originally named "Sherbrooke," it worked on the Montreal-Halifax run. It was rebuilt in 1910 as a private car and then became superintendent's car #16 in Lethbridge and was sold by the CPR to WCRA in 1963.
Photograph depicts a track located beyond a road covered in dense bushes. The rail in the foreground is dated 1918 and 1912. Image captured on Jacklin road, estimated to be on mile 9.2 in the former Cowichan Subdivision.
Photograph depicts the CNR main line from Victoria to Duncan. Image captured looking south from Gorge Road towards a Selkirk water trestle. The line behind the camera was in regular use to the Cedar Hill Grass Roads spur. The main line beside the Island highway ran west out of Victoria.
Photograph taken on Jacklin Road in the former Cowichan Subdivision. With a few exceptions of short length removals, trackage of the Subdivision remained intact in metro Victoria. It was last used in regular service in September 1965.
Photograph depicts the end of the trackage near Cedar Hill Cross Road and Borden Road in Saanich. This line was formerly part of the Victoria to Sidney line built by the Canadian Northern Pacific in 1913-1914.
Photograph depicts a Hillcrest Lumber Co. steam crane that was acquired by Terry Fergusan and was moved from Mesachie Lake, Cowichan. It was put to use on the tourist attraction railway, the "Victoria-Pacific," that was created in 1971.
Photograph depicts the east side of the upper harbour. Locomotive #6702 on Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway street trackage crossing Chatham Street in south direction and entering premises of B. Wilson Co. Ltd Cold and Frozen Storage which has a spur that will take 2 (maybe 3) box cars. The empty box car (# 18705) is about to be removed.