Photograph of the Prince Rupert wharf. A small vessel is docked, and a large tree is in the foreground. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert Wharf & Harbor. Allen Photo." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "766[?]"
Photograph of the SS "Distributor" in the open water, with another vessel and mountains in the background. Several passengers and/or crew are visible on deck. Annotation on recto reads: "SS 'Distributor' at Prince Rupert, BC Allen Photo 5/June/0[?]."
Close up photograph of a large residential building in a freshly clear cut area. To the right of the main building is the church and an unidentified commercial building. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert, BC 1660."
Wide angle photograph of Prince Rupert sometime during the winter. There is snow on the ground and a marge mountain range is visible in the background. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert looking East from Waterworks J.D.A Pho 5/2."
Archdeacon W.H. Collison and an unidentified man on the "Dawn," Collison's boat. Forested hills and several buildings are visible in the background. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "The 'Dawn' Archdeacon Collison's boat."
Photograph of a factory on the shoreline amidst a forested area. The factory is emitting steam or smoke and has a white exterior. Annotation on recto reads "Canadian Fish & Cold Storage Co. Prince Rupert BC."
Photo of the Prince Rupert harbour. Many buildings are visible along the shoreline. Annotation on recto reads: "Harbour, Prince Rupert BC. 1658." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Early Prince Rupert. Good view of Metlakatla Passage in distance- showery[?] Wolf Island."
Large crowd is gathered around main building in a harbor. Many boats visible in foreground. Smoke from tugboat partially obscures the scene. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert BC. Photo by MCrae Bros."
Photograph of residents in motion on Centre Street in Prince Rupert. Buildings are visible on either side of the street and a railway track runs down the length of the road. Annotation on recto reads: "Centre Street, Prince Rupert, BC. 1664."
Photograph of a small vessel on the ocean with a dock and harbour buildings in the foreground. Tents and piles of lumber can be seen among the buildings. Annotation on recto reads: "The Wharf, Prince Rupert, BC. 1657." Printed annotation on verso reads "The Wharf, Prince Rupert, BC J. Howard A. Chapman, Victoria. BC. 1657."
Wide angle photograph of many buildings scattered in a clear cut area. Foreground shows several businesses, including "Kelly Carruther's Supply" and "Prince Rupert Hardware and Supply Co." Some remaining forest is visible in the background. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert, BC 1659."
Photograph of a long bridge spanning two rock faces. Below is a smaller, half demolished wooden bridge. A small settlement is visible on the lower right. Annotation on recto reads: "Haquelqet Bridge." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Old & New. Old Indian built bridge & later one at Hazelton, BC."
Head on shot of steam engine traveling through a pass with mountains in the background. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: "First Passenger Engine to reach Prince Rupert." Annotation on recto reads: "First Passenger Engine at Prince Rupert." Photographer' stamp in bottom right corner of recto reads : "Allen Photo."
Photograph of Archdeacon WH Collison reclining against a large tree with a group of friends and family. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Arch. Collison with sons Max & Arthur & friends in mountains above Portland [?] Canal Me."
Photo of entire ship building plant, including several vessels in the foreground. Hills are visible in the background. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert Ship Repair and Ship Building Plant. Prince Rupert BC. Frank E Kirby, William T Donnelly, Engineers. 17 Battery Place. NYC."
Photographs within this file document natural and artificial features across the landscape of Northern British Columbia. This landscape also includes the physical, built, urban and industrial landscapes; topography; site plans; boundaries, districts, reserves, parks, sanctuaries, towns, villages and cities, etc.
Photographs within this file document resource industries within Northern BC such as mining, fishing, forestry etc. They also represent resource industry cooperatives, processing, packing and shipping industries, construction and ship building, as well as salvage companies and operations.