Beverley A. Busson promoted from Deputy Commissioner for British Columbia and the Yukon, and commander of British Columbia to Commissioner. Handwritten notation on RCMP Commanding Officer letterhead included with photograph reads: “RCMP Change of Command, Bev Busson to Interim Com Cda, Gary Bass to Dep Com, E + M, Div”.
Photograph believed to have been taken at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, B.C. Unidentified individuals can be seen walking in front of forest in background.
Item is one of nine photographs accompanying a greeting card from Agnes Hauglak, Addie Milewski’s sister, reading: “I though you might want these photos. I had to go and send every one their family things. Thank you for being kind to my sister Addie, Agnes M Hauglak”; see also items 2009.6.1.569 - 2009.6.1.577.
Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with Catholic Bishop Fergus O'Grady on his retirement as Bishop of the local Catholic Diocese of Prince George. Discusses also the Oblate Missionary Order and their history in Northern British Columbia. Also discusses the founding of the Prince George College.
Photograph taken at the VIA Rail depot in Vancouver. Visible is a former Grand Trunk Pacific car, 'Nechako,' now CNR #15105. It was a fairly permanent fixture with steam, water, and waste lines fixed up to the depot's facilities.
Photograph taken at the VIA Rail depot in Vancouver. Image captures the view end of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway car, now called the CNR 'Nechako' #15105. Davies notes that it was normally spotted at the location as a semi-fixed installation.
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 Irene for ‘naming feast’ Autumn - 1977. June 5, 1982, Address to the First National Womans Network. Age - almost 50.” And “Alive Again 82”.
Photograph depicts a liner called the "Pacific Princess." It was built in 1971 in West Germany. The liner was one of the 8-day summer crusises that travelled from Vancouver to Alsaska. Owned by P & O and registered "London."
Drawing of proposed Pacific Rim Stadium on False Creek in Vancouver. The drawing shows details of the baseball configuration, football configuration, and a perspective sketch of the stadium adjacent to the Georgia Viaduct. Annotated sketch of light rail transit route is also depicted.
Photograph depicts Iona Campagnolo at a banquet and demonstration on the 14th anniversary of the Vancouver Tai-Chi Chuan Association. Raymond Chung, Master of the Tai-Chi Chuan Association, is cutting a large cake.
Photograph depicts the realignment of track due to the redevelopment of the south side of False Creek, Vancouver. New track was linked up and graded while old track was removed all within 7 days of the date the photograph was taken.
Photograph depicts the realignment of track due to the redevelopment of the south side of False Creek, Vancouver. Track was laid as far as the rail mounted truck and was merely covered by ballast. New trackage put into use and old track was removed within the week the picture was taken.
Map depicts annotations marking the major freight-ways: Garnet Ent. Truck Haul from Vancouver to Terrace, Canada Freightways Lyndon Trucking from Vancouver-Edmonton-Alaska Highway, Lindsays Transfer from Terrace to Dease Lake and Telegraph Creek, and the Northland Navigation roll-on and roll-off service. The cities and towns of Vancouver, Prince George, Dawson Creek, Terrace, Kitimat and Whitehorse are noted.
Photograph depicts the CPR line in Vancouver. Confusingly, the street is called "Mainland" but the box cars were spotted at the rear of 1152 Hamilton St. The nearest car is a Penn Central 167223, built in November 1972 and behind it is CP 165230 insulated box car. The view is looking northeast.
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 down Mainland and is in apparent use. The rail on the left hand track is dated 1938.
Photograph depicts the CPR line approximately 100 yards south of the Richards and Pacific St. intersection in Vancouver. The waste ground on the right was formerly occupied by the Canadian Pipe Co., Canadian Wood Pipe & Tanks Ltd., and the Pacific Coast Pipe Ltd. from 1923-1972.
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 but usable.