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Fraser River, BC With digital objects
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Scow's Last Lap

Photograph depicts a crew of 13 men on a scow believed to be maneuvering through the Upper Fraser River at Scow's Last Lap (Scow Rapids), downriver from the Grand Canyon of the Fraser. Trees on opposite shore in background, rocky shore in foreground. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "the last lap".

Bourchier Cabin on Fraser River, BC

Photograph depicts interior of one of Mr. & Mrs. Bourchier's "camp cabins" on the Upper Fraser River. A cushioned chair stands next to decorated shelf on log wall, wall hangings in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph duplicate: "Mr. Bourchier's bedroom."

Meikle's Cabin at the Mouth of the Clearwater

Photograph depicts four men standing in front of small log cabin with sod roof. It is believed that these men are also featured at Ah Yee's in item 2009.5.3.16. A man believed to be Meikle sits in window of cabin. Forest in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of this photograph reads: "Meikle's Cabin mouth of Clearwater".

Billy Barnett Sitting in Canoe

Photograph depicts Mr. Barnett seated in floating canoe tied to tree on shore. Forest on opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of this photograph reads: "Billy Barnett". It is speculated that this photograph may have been taken on the Fraser River near Giscome Portage, B.C.

Bob Potts Cooking in Campsite

Photograph depicts six men around fireside in forest, trees felled on either side. Bob Potts sits on far right, next to dog in foreground. These men are believed to be members of A. K. Bourchier's crew on the Upper Fraser River. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Preparing The miday meal. frying Bacon on sticks. Potts. Chief Chef."

Clearwater River, BC

Photograph depicts opposite shore in background behind river, and close shore in foreground on right. Men can be seen standing and paddling on canoe in distance. Handwritten photo caption on verso and recto of this photograph reads: "On the Clearwater".

Men on Conveyor Deck

Photograph depicts men standing on different deck levels of conveyor in river. Wood planks built into shore in foreground, trees on opposite shore in background. It is speculated that this photo may have been taken near Tete Jaune Cache shortly after the conveyor was rebuilt. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Str. Conveyor".

Launching Rebuilt Conveyor

Photograph depicts men standing on different deck levels of conveyor on the Fraser River. Wood planks built into shore in foreground, trees on opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Launching Conveyor", on recto: "Launching the rebuilt steamer Conveyor at Tete Jaune 1912".

Sand Creek on Fraser River, BC

Photograph depicts small log buildings and loaded wagons in cleared dirt area. Building on far left has the sign "POOL HALL" posted on front . Treetops, lumber piles, and hills in background. Mountains can be seen in distance. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Sand Creek. B.C."

Houghtaling Family at Sand Creek, BC

Photograph depicts three small children (Henry, Charlie and Mary) standing at Sand Creek settlement. A dog stands beside them pulling a small wagon of firewood. Tent and wood buildings in background, including a cafe on far right. Hillside can be seen in distance. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Houghtaling Sand Creek Bourchier 1912".

Houghtaling Family by Tent Building

Photograph depicts Mrs. Houghtaling standing with four small children near doorway of tent building (Gertrude, Mary, Henry, and Charlie). This photograph is believed to have been taken at Sand Creek, BC. Forest trees in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Tete Jaune 1912".

Sand Creek near Mount Robson, BC

Photograph depicts creek barely visible at bottom of steep valley in cliffs. Trees and underbrush in foreground. It is believed that this photograph may have been taken near Mt. Robson. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Sand Creek."

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