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CPR SS Princess Charlotte

Photograph of the SS "Princess Charlotte" on the open ocean. Metallic annotation on recto reads: "C.P.R.SS Princess Charlotte entered according to act of the parliament of Canada, in the year 1908[?]. by A. Shaw, at the Department o...

Photographs

Series consists of photographs relating to Ray Williston's life from childhood to recent times, air photographs of Prince George, photographs of Bangladesh, and a listing of photographs slated for use in Mr. Williston's biography "F...

Album No. 1

Images within this album consist primarily of the fishing industry, river & landscapes, salmon cannery images (housing, people, workers, boats) on the Nass River and North Pacific Coast, ca.1926-1933. Images also feature indigenous First Natio...

Boy’s Parliament

Item is a photograph of the Boy’s Parliament taken on the steps of the Legislature in Victoria. Mr. Williston is on the left in the second row from the front.

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 spoon...

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.

CNR Victoria

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.

CNR Victoria

Photograph depicts the entrance to the CNR yards on the west side of the Selkirk waterfront in Victoria. A trestle bridge is immediately behind the camera.

CNR Victoria

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 ...

CNR rail barge, Victoria

Photograph depicts a laid up CNR raikl car ferry called the "Canora." It had been tied to the CN pier in Vancouver for the winter of 1967/68, but its berth was needed for cruise steamers.

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.

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