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Railway Ticket to Vancouver in Violet Taylor's Name

Typed on verso of ticket: "CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS WESTERN REGION" "EMPLOYES TRIP PASS - FIRST CLASS" "SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS ON BACK" "PASS (1) Miss V. B. Taylor, ACCOUNT Stenographer -- C.N.R. TO Vancouver, B.C. FROM Prince Rupert, B.C. via Jasper, Alta." "DATE ISSUED} June 14th/27. EXPIRES END OF} July. 1927" "ADDRESS Prince Rupert. REQD BY V.B.T." "HONORED ON TRAIN NO. [6]". Verso has been signed by the conductor (illegible) and dated "Jun 18".

Typed on recto of ticket: "PASS ONE WAY ONLY TW IN ACCORDANCE WITH ACCOMPANYING PASS, BUT IN OPPOSITE DIRECTION" "VOID IF DETACHED" "143518". Stamped annotation on recto: "[ISSUED BY] W. H. TOBEY". Handwritten annotation on recto: "OFF SNOWSHOED NO 5 JULY 13 [WM?]". Ticket has been punched with four different shapes.

Man of the year 1

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston receiving the Man of the Year Award from the Newsmen’s Club of BC for outstanding achievement in public service. The award was presented by Dr. John B. MacDonald, President of UBC on November 7, 1964.

Man of the Year 2

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston receiving the Man of the Year Award from the Newsmen’s Club of BC for outstanding achievement in public service. The award was presented by Dr. John B. MacDonald, President of UBC on November 7, 1964.

The Glassey Album

This photograph album consists of photographs, membership cards and correspondence of Herbert F. Glassey. Subjects identified in this album include: automobiles, landscape vistas, hunting scenes, snowshoeing, dog sledding, provincial government offices and waterscapes. Identified geographic locations include: Nesutlane Trading Post, Atlin, Teslin Lake, Atlin Lake, McKee Creek, Taku Glacier and Otter Creek. The following of Mr. Glassey’s membership cards are also included within this album: “White Pass & Yukon Route, No. 308: Government Agent, Atlin account, 1939-1940”; “White Pass & Yukon Route, No. 283: Government Agent account, 1941-1942”; “Registration Certificate, 1940”; “The Wartime Prices and Trade Board, no.1305, 1942”; “Dominion Bureau of Statistics, no.252”; “The Society of Notaries Public Membership Card, 1956”; and “Prince Rupert Liberal Association, 1953”.

Glassey, Sarah

Rail barge slip in Vancouver harbour

Photograph depicts a disused rail barge slip on the south side of Vancouver harbour, just east of Campbell Ave. and leading off the Canadian National Railway (CN) and Great Northern Railway (GNR)trackage coming for the False Creek yards. The view is looking north.

Locomotive #25 at the Cowichan Valley Forest Museum

Photograph depicts locomotive #25 at the Cowichan Valley Forest Museum. It was first used in building the C.N.R. in B.C. and/or western Alberta. The gauge is 3' and it is believed it was built to this gauge. The drive is Elmer Blackstaff, the chief mechanic at the museum.

Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 diesel shunter locomotive

Photograph depicts Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 diesel shunter locomotive #21, owned and on the premises of Vancouver Wharves Ltd. in North Vancouver. It is having a new transmission installed and receives an annual paint job in sky blue. It has a Gardiner (Manchester) engine. Comes the plate "Samuel Williams & Sons Ltd." (of Dagenham, Essex, U.K.), which is the parent company of the V.W. Ltd.

3-truck Shay locomotive #115 in North Vancouver

Photograph depicts a 3-truck Shay locomotive #115 , Railway Appliance Company, Vancouver Wharves Ltd. in North Vancouver. It was built by Lima Locomotive Works Inc. in October 1929 as works #3344. The 11 and the 5 of 115 are different castings, and the holes in the plate suggest the locomotive was #11 before.

Pacific Coast Terminals in North Vancouver

Photograph depicts the Pacific Coast Bulk Terminals on the North Shore, 1 mile east of Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver. Previously owned by Hillcrest Lumber #11 and Merrill & Ring #5. In the foreground is 90-ton Shay locomotive #115 from the Railway Appliance Research Ltd. It was built by Lima Locomotive Works in 1929 and is builders #3350. It was last owned by Canadian Forest Products on Nimpkish Valley Railway on North Vancouver Island, up until at least the mid-1960s.

Two 3-truck Shay locomotives at the Vancouver Wharves Ltd.

Photograph depicts two 3-truck Shay locomotives, #114 and behind her #115, belonging to the Railway Appliance Company at the Vancouver Wharves Ltd. in North Vancouver. They are in daily or weekly use. Both were built by Lima Locomotive Works Inc. Locomotive #114 was built in July 1928 as #3320 and #115 was built in October 1929 as #3344.

Two 3-truck Shay locomotives at the Vancouver Wharves Ltd.

Photograph depicts two 3-truck Shay locomotives, #114 and behind her #115, belonging to the Railway Appliance Company at the Vancouver Wharves Ltd. in North Vancouver. They are in daily or weekly use. Both were built by Lima Locomotive Works Inc. Locomotive #114 was built in July 1928 as #3320 and #115 was built in October 1929 as #3344.

3-truck Shay locomotive #114 in North Vancouver

Photograph depicts 3-truck Shay locomotive #114 at the Vancouver Wharves Ltd. in North Vancouver. It was built in July 1928 as #3320. The hut at night contains a vertical steam boiler which appears to heat the fuel oil for locomotives coming from a fixed rail tank car.

Ship the "Princess Louise" under tow

Photograph depicts the ship the "Princess Louise" under tow by the Vancouver tug "La Pointe", going through the First Narrows. Just before going through the current took her at 45 degrees to the course and for a moment it looked as if she might run aground.

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