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"WJ Stewart" and "Vector" hydrographic vessels

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.

Victoria Pacific Railway temporary yards

Photograph depicts temporary yards, on the western outskirts of Victoria, being part of the leased CNR's Victoria- Duncan line. On the left is Hillcrest Lumber #10, Climax, that was built in 1928. It was sold to Terry Ferguson in April, 1969 and then moved to Victoria in September, 1970. On the right is a CPR Montreal Surburban commuter car that was built in 1932, and behind that is a 1913 steam crane/

Victoria Pacific Railway temporary yards

Photograph depicts temporary yards that were sited at View Royal, northwest of downtown Victoria. They use two and a half miles of the CNR's Victoria-Sooke-Duncan line. Visible is a Baldwin that was built in 1929. Its last revenue owner was Comox Logging and Railway Co. It was then purchased by the West Coast Railway Association from Crown Zellebach in 1964. At the time the picture was taken, it had been purchased by the Victoria Pacific Railway that commenced work on this line on June 24, 1972.

Steam crane, Victoria

Photograph depicts a steam crane, lettered "Osborn Bay Wharf Ltd." Davies suggests that it may have been on the Victoria-Pacific tourist line on the outskirts of Victoria.

St. Ann's Academy, Victoria

Photograph depicts St. Ann's Academy, a girls boarding school that was close to the centre of Victoria. In the corner of the property, nuns had established the first school in B.C. in 1853.

"SS Sir James Douglas" and "Camsell"

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.

Replica of "SS Beaver"

Photograph depicts a replica of the "SS Beaver" entering the Inner Harbour of Victoria. Firing gun salute are forward on the paddle wheels and are making artificial smoke. Bow of the HMCS St. Croix is found in the foreground.

Ray Williston running through ribbon

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston completing 500 miles in his personal centennial project of running the equivalent of the distance to Prince George. The run took place on the YMCA track in Victoria.

Ray Williston receiving silver teaspoons

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston receiving five silver teaspoons with the centennial crest, one for each 100 hundred miles of a personal centennial project which was to run 500 miles, the equivalent of the distance to Prince George. The spoons were presented by YMCA Physical Education Director Art Burgess (left) and YMCA Secretary James A. McConnell. The run took place on the YMCA track in Victoria.

Proposed Federal Electoral Districts for the Province of British Columbia

Map depicts the proposed electoral districts of British Columbia, including: Burnaby, Capilano, Cariboo-Chilcotin, Comox-Powell River, Cowichan-Malahat-The Islands, Esquimalt-Saanich, Fort Nelson-Peace River, Fraser Valley East, Fraser Valley West, Kamloops-Shuswap, Kootenay East, Kootenay West, Mission-Port Moody, Nanaimo-Alberni, New Westminster-Coquitlam, North Vancouver-Burnaby, Okanagan North, Okanagan-Similkameen, Prince George-Bulkley Valley, Richmond-South Delta, Skeena, Surrey-White Rock-North Delta, Vancouver Centre, Vancouver East, Vancouver Kingsway, Vancouver Quadra, Vancouver South, and Victoria.

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