Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret on July 17, 1958 at an event staged in the Prince George railway yards. Alex Moffat dressed as a prospector demonstrates panning for previously salted gold nuggets, which were later given to the Princess.
Item is a photograph of, from left: John G. Prentice of Canadian Forest Products; Peter Bentley of CanFor; Mr. Williston; unknown; Premier W.A.C. Bennett; an unknown representative of Reed Paper and L.L.G. “Poldi” Bentley of Can For.
Photograph depicts the first shipment of sulphur via Pacific Great Eastern Railway August 2nd, 1958. Part of a set of 13 black & white photographs of British Colombia Railway & it's precursor, Pacific Great Eastern Railway (1912 - 2004) in British Columbia. Photos depict locomotives, railroad cars, and crew members. «
Campagnolo stands between her portrait and Dr. Charles Jago speaking at podium. Photograph taken at Chancellor's Farewell Appreciation Celebration held at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C.; see also items 2009.6.1.582 - 2009.6.1.590.
Photograph depicts lane in front of tent buildings flooded with water, and a man standing near doorway to first building. It is believed that this photograph may depict the Island Cache in flood, at Prince George, BC.
Printed annotation on recto reads: “Central Avenue Fort George B.C. Copyright Canada June 25th 1913”. Handwritten annotation in ink on recto reads: “Hotel Fort George; Pool room; Men’s furnishing; General store; Bank Vancouver; Telephone office; Temperance House; Trust-company; Grand stand & fair grounds; Hospital; Ware house and general store.” Cancelled 1 cent Canadian stamp on verso is dated: "Fort George BC Jul 14 13". Handwritten message in ink on verso is addressed to Mr. Chas H Wilson 94 Gould St Toronto: "Fort George. B.C> Box 65, July 13/ 13. Dear Father, This is a 'bird's eye view' of our main street - ha! ha! some class alright. We live right behind the bakery lunch room on the right hand side of the picture, on 1st avenue, some people eh? Will be moving to Cassiar Ave soon. How are all the folks. Mae is writing. Peace. M."
Boardwalk in foreground, buildings and roads in mid ground, cut banks in background. Printed annotation on recto reads: “Prince George. B.C. 1921 by Moore”. Handwritten annotation in ink on verso reads: “The Netchaco river is between the mountain and the city and the C.N.R. runs along the river bank nearest the city. This picture is taken looking north.”
Street scene in Prince George B.C. Several Union Jack flags are visible and there is a celebration banner at the end of the street. Long shadows in photo indicate summer (perhaps Dominion Day?). River in foreground, railroad and city in mid ground and hill in background. Printed annotation on recto reads: “Prince George. B.C.”
Street view photograph of a commercial section in downtown Prince George with several "Campbell's" delivery carts parked along the road. Visible establishments include "Campbell's All Cash Store" and "Club Cafe." Handwritten annotation in blue ballpoint pen on recto reads: "Howdy from Prince George! Going easy with all these kids- good to see Kathee. Snow here. Have fun at the sports show & don't over do it. Thinking of you guys, love Judy and Vic. P.S. Can't wait to go home to somewhere peaceful and quiet. 2-27-83." Postcard is addressed to: "Mr. & Mrs. Hauffer 8429-221 PL. Sn. Edmonds, WA. U.S. 98020." Verso is affixed with four Canadian 8-cent stamps.
Street view of some vehicles parked in front of commercial buildings in Prince/Fort George. Businesses include "J.P. Robertson 'The Men's Store'" and "James & Co. Clothing and Shoes." Printed annotation on recto reads: "Fort George- Corner Hammond and Central."