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Wood Pile in Winter

Winter landscape scene featuring a man cleaning up a wood pile covered with snow (?). Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "ALL WINTER 1945 1946 Cleaning of the Wood Pile".

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.

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.

Bert Youngstrom Standing on Pile Driver

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Bert Youngtrom Pile Driver." Photograph depicts Bert standing on top platform of pile driver apparently without safety gear. Forest trees and white tent in background. Tracks made by machinery cross foreground.

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).

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".

Campsite Buildings in Forest

Photograph depicts five long buildings in forest clearing, lining left of a road down the center of the image. Wood piles are stacked against buildings. Men can be seen in distance near a white tent.

Group of Men Splitting Fire Wood

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Making Fire Wood." Photograph depicts a group of men working with tools around thick logs, piles of firewood behind them. They are in a snowy area with trees 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.

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.

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).

Cookhouse in Winter

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Cookhouse in Winter". Photograph depicts top of building semi-visible behind large snow pile. Treetops can be seen in background.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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).

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."

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".

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.