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Two Men Cutting Fire Wood

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Cutting Fire Wood". Photograph depicts two men on either side of large log using chain saw in wood clearing. A small snow-covered building can be seen in background.

Two Men Cutting Fire Wood

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Cutting Fire Wood". Photograph depicts two men on either side of large log using chain saw in wood clearing. A third man is watching them from behind the saw. A wood pile and small snow-covered building can be seen in background, as well as what is believed to be a caterpillar bulldozer.

Crane Operating in Forest

Photograph depicts a dragline crane working in excavation area of snow-covered forest. An unidentified building can be seen in background, covered with snow. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Dragline at work."

Crane Operating in Forest

Photograph depicts a dragline crane working in excavation area of snow-covered forest. A large tank can be seen in background behind snow piles. Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Dragline at work."

Unidentified Man Reclining

Photograph depicts unidentified man with glasses reclining on blanket, coats hanging behind him. Some type of shelving or roofing can be seen in background. Man is wearing pants, belt, and striped shirt with a pencil in the pocket. It is speculated that this man may be Bert Youngstrom, (see items 2005.3.4 & 2005.3.59).

Canoe at Summit Lake

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "I built this boat." Photograph depicts canoe and paddles afloat in water, grassy shore in foreground. A pair of pants can be seen in boat, as well as wood planks, box, and rope on shore.

Haulback Rig on D8 Caterpillar

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Haulback Rig on a D8 Cat". Photograph depicts the rig in operation, two operators standing on the caterpillar (only one face visible). These men are believed to be Fred Youngstrom on left, and his foreman on right [see 2005.3.31]. Dirt and debris in foreground, forest in background. It is believed this rig is operating in a long-line skidding system.

Fred Youngstrom Operating a Haulback Rig

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Fred Youngstron [sic?]" "Foreman spotting for operator." Photograph depicts one man seated on D8 Caterpillar operating a haulback rig, and a second man (Fred?) standing behind him on Caterpillar. Image quality is poor and faces are not visible. Dirt and debris in foreground, forest in background. It is believed this rig is operating in a long-line skidding system.

Fred Youngstrom Operating a Haulback Rig

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Fred Youngstron[sic?]" "Foreman spotting for operator." Photograph depicts one man (Fred?) seated on D8 Caterpillar operating a haulback rig, and a second man standing beside him on the Caterpillar. Dirt and debris in foreground, forest in background. It is believed this rig is operating in a long-line skidding system.

Dragline Crane Loading Ford Company Truck

Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Campbell Construction had a whole fleet of 1937(?) Ford Trucks." Photograph depicts dirt pouring out of bucket suspended over the box of a dump truck. The main hook block of crane is visible; the truck is being loaded by a dragline crane which is elevated on a gravel pile outside of image to right (see item 2005.3.40). Photo was taken in gravel area, and three men can be seen standing in background in front of forest trees.

Dragline Crane Loading Ford Company Truck

Photograph depicts dirt pouring out of dragline bucket suspended by heavy chains over the box of a dump truck. The truck is being loaded by a dragline crane which is elevated on a gravel pile outside of image to right (see item 2005.3.40). Photo was taken in gravel area, and two men can be seen standing in background in front of forest trees. This truck is one of a fleet of 1937? Ford trucks owned by Campbell Construction (see item 2005.3.33).

Dragline Crane Loading Ford Company Truck

Photograph depicts dirt pouring out of a dragline bucket suspended by heavy chains over the box of a dump truck. The truck is being loaded by a dragline crane which is elevated on a gravel pile. Photo was taken in gravel area, and men can be seen standing midground in front of forest. This truck is one of a fleet of 1937? Ford trucks owned by Campbell Construction (see item 2005.3.33).

Swamper on Shovel

Photograph depicts a man seated on cab floor of dragline crane with " CAMPBELL CONSTRUCTION Co. LIMITED" on its side door. The crane is elevated on a man-made dirt hill (see also item 2005.3.40), with forest in background. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Swamper on Shovel".

Man Standing Above Earth Cut

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Earth Cut". Photograph depicts a man in distance at top of steep slope of man-made embankment, trees in background. Tracks made my machinery are visible in dirt of the cut.

Bert Youngstrom at Shop & Warehouse

Photograph depicts Bert Youngstrom leaning on one of two gas pumps in front of three long buildings. Trees can be seen in background, as well as snow all around. Steel drums an other miscellaneous material surround the buildings. Handwritten captions above and beside this photo read: "Bert Youngstrom" "Shop & Warehouse".

Camp at Summit Lake, B.C.

Photograph depicts a numerous variety of buildings in snowy clearing of forest. A car is parked in foreground on road leading into the camp. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Sumit Lake Camp". It is speculated that this may be the Campbell Construction Co. road camp.

Fred Youngstrom and a Second Man Standing by Car

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Fred Youngstrom in [church shirt?]" Photograph depicts two men (Fred on left) standing on snow-covered road in front of car with a British Columbia license plate "93-650". A wood pile and long building with porch can be seen in background in front of forest trees. It is believed that this photo was taken at the camp in Summit Lake, B.C. (see item 2005.3.57).

Bert Youngstrom and Kitchen Staff

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Bert and Kitchen Staff". Photograph depicts Bert (Youngstrom?) standing close to a woman and young girl on snow in front of unidentified buildings. Forest trees can be seen in background. It is believed that this photo was taken at the camp in Summit Lake, B.C. (see item 2005.3.57).

Fred Youngstrom and Kitchen Staff

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Fred Youngstrom & Kitchen Staff. 1946." Photograph depicts Fred standing to right of three woman, a young girl, and a dog. The group is standing on the snow-covered front steps of a (kitchen?) building, lumber pile on far right. A large metal triangle is hanging behind Fred. It is believed that this photograph was taken at the camp at Summit Lake B.C. (see item 2005.3.57).

Camp at Summit Lake, B.C.

Photograph depicts the camp at Summit Lake, B.C., a numerous variety of buildings in snowy clearing of forest. A car is parked in foreground on road leading into the camp. It is speculated that this may be the Campbell Construction Co. road camp.

Harry Monson Reclining on Bed

Handwritten annotation on recto of photo reads: "Harry Monson Edmonton Prince George." Harry reclines on bed under window, surrounded by personal effects. Photograph was taken after nightfall. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Harry talked my dad into selling him my boat".

Man with Trout on Shore

Photograph depicts a man kneeling by row of trout between two small logs on grassy bank of a water's shore. What appears to be the vertical handle of a knife is foregrounded at bottom of image. Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Trout Fishing."

Bob Baxter on Caterpillar Tractor in Prince George, BC

Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "PRINCE GEORGE B.C. FARMERS TAKING DELIVERY OF CATERPILLAR TRACTORS." Bob sits on first tractor in line of three. Fifteen men stand in a line against street buildings. "THE SALVATION ARMY" building stands in background on right. This photograph was taken at the corner of 4th and George St.

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.

Six Men Standing with Oars & Poles

Photograph depicts men standing in cleared dirt area, in front of oars and poles that lean against fallen tree trunk. One man holds a shovel, and forest trees can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on verso and recto of this photograph reads: "Tilicums". It is is believed that this photograph was taken near the Upper Fraser River.

Crew Eating in Camp

Photograph depicts four men eating and drinking at campsite, cooking and camping supplies scattered throughout. A dog sits in foreground, and many items are hung from a horizontal pole behind men. Forest trees in background.

Covered Wagons on Front Street, Quesnel

Photograph depicts men standing near three covered wagons pulled by team of horses on street. Buildings line the street on left behind trees with protective structures built around their trunks. A windmill stands near small building and woodpiles in background on right. Trees on hill are visible in distance. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Quesnel".

Bob Potts Cooking on Red Deer River

Photograph depicts two men standing in front of a short tent. Cooking supplies are scattered throughout campsite. Trees cross midground, and snow-covered mountains stand in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "POTT FALLS ON REDDEER RIVER. A Plate of Beans before Lunch. ON THE RIGHT Bob - Potts. Sampling his own Cooking."

Bob Potts with Crew in Camp

Photograph depicts four men around fireside in forest clearing. A man believed to be Bob Potts kneels on far right, next to dog. These men are believed to be members of A. K. Bourchier's crew. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "The Last of a Comfortable Camp."

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."

Bourchier Supply Camp

Photograph depicts men standing on shore in front of tents, forest trees in background. Photograph was taken from a boat; portion of boat and oar are visible in foreground. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "View of all four tents."

Crew & Infant Posed by Large Building

Photograph depicts nine men sitting and standing in front of tall wood building. Man on left in foreground holds an infant on his knee. Stairs in foreground on right, forest visible in background on left. Individuals have been numbered 1 to 10 in blue ink on verso. Corresponding annotations on recto: "[Longlursh?] 1, Fraser 2, Lauce, Yip [Saur Luig?], Claude 5, Morrison, [Le - Clair?], [Graut?], [Eoaen?], Greyson."

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 Seymour Breaking Trail for Dog Team

Photograph depicts a man in snowshoes leading a line of dogs pulling supplies on a toboggan. The second figure, walking behind dogs, is believed to be a man named Fred Burden. Forest trees in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Billy Seymour at toboggan". Billy Seymour was a South Fort George man of First Nations descent, employed by the Hudson's Bay Company, and well-known for his ability and endurance in land travel by foot.

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