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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.

Plane on Summit Lake, BC

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Plane on Sumit Lake." Logs can be seen floating on water in foreground, as well as trees on opposite shore in background. The seaplane has the letters "CF-ATF" on its side.

View of Summit Lake

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Sumit Lake." Trees can be seen on shore jutting into the lake on left, as well as on opposite shore in distant background. Unidentified objects can be seen in distance, possibly buildings on far shore.

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.

The Baxter Album

This photograph album consists of photographs of members of both the Baxter and Taylor families including (the Baxters): Violet (nee Taylor) Allan, Fred, Dick, Edna, Harriet and Bob Baxter; Bea (nee Baxter) Skaret and Margaret (nee Baxter) Lund; and (the Taylors): Hermina, Ellen, Lucy, Arthur (and Art's wife and son), Virginia, Tom, and Hugh Taylor. Identified geographic locations include Summit Lake, Mud River, California, Cottonwood River, Cluculz Lake, and Prince George. Subjects identified in this album include: family gatherings, picnics, automobiles, working horse team, snowshoeing, landscape vistas, and a King George V Elementary School class photo. Textual items include two booklets and a brochure.

Baxter, Violet

Daphne Baldwin Collection

  • 2003.7
  • Fonds
  • 1942 - 1970s

This collection consists of textual records related to the history of Northern B.C. and the community of Prince George. Series consist of : (1) Kiwanis Club of Prince George ; (2) Miscellaneous ; (3) Yukon/Alaska Ephemera ; and (4) Josephine Mitchell.

Bob Harkins interviews Ted Williams

Item consists of typed transcript and tape summary of recorded interview with long-time resident Ted Williams who discusses his involvement in Boy Scouts Association of Canada as District Commissioner and setting up a group in Prince George c.1930s-c.1950s

Bob Harkins

Plane on Summit Lake, BC

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Plane on Sumit Lake." Logs can be seen floating on water in foreground, as well as trees on opposite shore in background. The seaplane has the letters "CF-ATF" on its side.

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).

The Bourchier Album

This photograph album consists of photographs of remote police barracks at Mile 47 and Mile 29; early settlements and/or mercantile stores at Tete Jaune Cache, McBride, Sand Creek, Fort George and South Fort George; Grand Trunk Pacific Railway forestry and railway camps; scows and paddlewheel conveyors on the Fraser River; automobiles; community leisure activities; as well as, images of the Bourchier family. The following South Fort George establishments are identifiable within these photographs: Empress Hotel, Ah Yee General Merchant, German Bakery, Northern Hotel, South Fort George Drug Store & Post Office, St. Michael’s Church, Prince George Hotel, Ford Monarch dealership, Astoria Hotel, and King George V Elementary School. Identified geographic locations featured in these photographs include: Tete Jaune, Upper Fraser, Mile 47, Mile 29, Fraser River, Mt. Robson, McBride, Sand Creek, Glacier Mountain, Moose River, Giscome Portage, Pott Falls, Red Deer River, Grand Canyon, Summit Lake, Canoe Pass, Connaught Hill, Nechako Bridge, and Island Cache.

Bourchier, Alan K.

Fur Farm at Red Rock Lake, BC

Photograph depicts two log buildings in fenced area on lake shore, forest trees in background. A man can be seen standing near docking area and small boat pier extending into water in foreground. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Fur Farm Red Rock Lake". This location is believed to at mile 27, north of Summit Lake.

John Hart Highway Photograph Collection

  • 2005.3
  • Collection
  • 1945 - 1946

Collection consists of 73 photographs featuring the construction of the John Hart Highway in Prince George, BC from 1945-1946. Images depict construction, machinery, workers, bunkhouses, persons, wildlife, and buildings all associated with this construction project around the Summit Lake region of the city.

John Hart Highway

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).

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.

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