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Snow-Covered Barn

Winter landscape scene featuring a small barn barely visible under snow. Trees in background and snow-plowed area in foreground. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Lakeside Barn in Winter".

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.

Bear in Forest

Photograph depicts blurry image of a bear among what is believed to be slash piles in the forest. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Supposed to be a bear".

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.

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.

Mother Bear and Cubs in Forest

Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Bought in Picture Prince George". Photograph depicts a mother grizzly bear standing on her hind legs against tree, so that her facial profile is visible. Two cubs stand on hind legs facing and leaning against her.

Grizzly Bear

Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Bought in Picture Prince George". Photograph depicts a grizzly bear walking on all fours in forest area, slash debris in background.

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".

Hagwilget Bridge Crosses Bulkley River

Photograph depicts bridge built with wooden planks and poles, braced from below, with triangles built into its frame. The bridge crosses Hagwilget Canyon on the Bulkley River, five kilometres from its confluence with the Skeena River. This is one of the many bridge structures that have crossed this location since at least 1859.

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "old bridge at the Bulkley River."

Hagwilget Bridge Crosses Bulkley River

Close view of bridge built with wooden planks, poles, and wires, braced from below, with triangles built into its frame. The bridge crosses Hagwilget Canyon on the Bulkley River, five kilometres from its confluence with the Skeena River. This is one of the many bridge structures that have crossed this location since at least 1859. Photograph was taken from one side of canyon, near bridge. Opposite canyon wall in background. Typed annotation glued to verso of photograph: "HAGWILGET - 'the gentle or quiet people'."

Hagwilget Bridge Crosses Bulkley River

Photograph depicts two men and a horse on a bridge built with wooden planks, poles, and wires, braced from below, with triangles built into its frame. The bridge crosses Hagwilget Canyon on the Bulkley River, five kilometres from its confluence with the Skeena River. This is one of the many bridge structures that have crossed this location since at least 1859. Photograph was taken from a distance. Rocky riverbank in foreground, opposite shore in background behind bridge. Typed annotation in red ink on verso of photograph: "INDIAN BRIDGE, NEAR HAZELTON, B.C."

Bridge Crossing River Canyon

Photograph depicts bridge built with wooden planks and poles, with triangles built into its frame. Water rapids in foreground, opposite shore in background behind bridge. This is speculated to be one of the bridges that crossed the Hagwilget Canyon on the Bulkey River since 1859, five kilometres from its confluence with the Skeena River. See items 2009.5.1.69 - 2009.5.1.71.

Walcott Suspension Bridge on Bulkley River

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Omineca Dist Walcott Suspension Bridge West Approach - looking East May 26 - 1932". Photograph depicts two white horses pulling a wagon in front of Walcott bridge. This bridge was moved from its original location in the Hagwilget Canyon, downstream from Walcott on the Bulkley River. It is a pedestrian bridge at the time of this photograph, though it was originally used by motor vehicles. Dirt road leading to bridge in foreground, with lumber and brush piles on either side. Trees and hills on opposite shore in background.

Railway Bridge at Hazelton, B.C.

Photograph depicts the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Bridge crossing the Bulkley River. A smaller bridge speculated to be used by pedestrians stands below and parallel to the railway bridge. Photo was taken from shore, with opposite shore crossing midground. Trees in foreground, mountains in background. A small building can be seen at opposite end of bridge. Other sections of railway can be seen on hill in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "HAZELTON BULKLEY BRIDGE."

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Passenger Train

Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "G.T.P. 1st Passenger Train From Prince Rupert. Mile 45. June. 14th 1911. Copyright. F. Button. PHOTO. Pr. Rupert. No. 240." Photograph depicts three men (two sitting on chairs) on caboose of train. Power poles run parallel to tracks, which curve to the right of the image. Train tracks in foreground, forest and mountain in background.

Unidentified Man in Garden

Man stands on wooden walkway in midground on right. He is smoking a cigarette, wearing a bow-tie and sweater. Chicken wire is visible throughout garden, log fence and trees in background. Rooftop of unknown house can be seen against forest in distance.

Bridge Near Burns Lake, BC

Photograph depicts a log bridge interrupting a wide dirt road in forest. Distant hills in background. Image has been cropped to an oval shape. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Fort George - Hazleton Highway Near Burn's Lake".

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.

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."

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