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Ray Williston running through ribbon

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston completing 500 miles in his personal centennial project of running the equivalent of the distance to Prince George. The run took place on the YMCA track in Victoria.

Victoria Pacific Railway temporary yards

Photograph depicts temporary yards that were sited at View Royal, northwest of downtown Victoria. They use two and a half miles of the CNR's Victoria-Sooke-Duncan line. Visible is a Baldwin that was built in 1929. Its last revenue owner was C...

Replica of "SS Beaver"

Photograph depicts a replica of the "SS Beaver" entering the Inner Harbour of Victoria. Firing gun salute are forward on the paddle wheels and are making artificial smoke. Bow of the HMCS St. Croix is found in the foreground.

St. Ann's Academy, Victoria

Photograph depicts St. Ann's Academy, a girls boarding school that was close to the centre of Victoria. In the corner of the property, nuns had established the first school in B.C. in 1853.

Pacific Wilderness Railway caboose

Photograph depicts the newly created heritage railway, the Pacific Wilderness Railway, at the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway yard in Victoria. Visible is a newly painted locomotive that had recently started service in late June of the year the ph...

CNR Victoria

Photograph depicts the CNR main line from Victoria to Duncan. Image captured looking south from Gorge Road towards a Selkirk water trestle. The line behind the camera was in regular use to the Cedar Hill Grass Roads spur. The main line beside the ...

CPR Downtown Victoria

Photograph depicts the east side of the upper harbour. Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway locomotive #6702 that is returning with an empty box car #18705 at th point where Chatham Street meets State Street (located north of where the photograph was t...

CPR Downtown Victoria

Photograph depicts the east side of the upper harbour. Locomotive #6702 coupling up to empty box cars located on premises of B. Wilson Co. Ltd. Cold and Frozen Storage. Looking south in the photograph with Chatham Street in the foreground.

Boy’s Parliament

Item is a photograph of the Boy’s Parliament taken on the steps of the Legislature in Victoria. Mr. Williston is on the left in the second row from the front.

Ray Williston receiving silver teaspoons

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston receiving five silver teaspoons with the centennial crest, one for each 100 hundred miles of a personal centennial project which was to run 500 miles, the equivalent of the distance to Prince George. The spoon...

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