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Alex Moffet with gold nuggets

Item is a photograph of Alex Moffat dressed as a prospector holding gold nuggets he salted into a gravel bed and later panned out and gave to Princess Margaret.

Drying sugar

Photograph depicts a tarp spread out on the grass, two men sit nearby the tarp. There is a canvas tent in the background with a man standing beside it. Behind the tent is a low hill with a fence bordering the top of the hill. There are blankets drying on the fence.

Lakeland Sawmill

Image depicts the Lakeland Sawmill in Prince George, B.C, identified by the beehive burners; the one with white smoke belonged to Pas Lumber Co. which was bought out by Lakeland in 1987.

Logging

Image depicts an area undergoing logging somewhere in Prince George, B.C.

Man bathing outside near log cache building

Photograph depicts a man bathing himself while standing in a small metal tub. Photograph description in album notes this as "His 'Semi Annual'" [bath]. On the left is a log structure, presumably a cache building. A large clearing surrounds the building and bathing man. There is a forest and bluff in the background. Possibly located near Giscome Portage.

Northwood Pulpmill

Image depicts the Northwood Pulpmill in Prince George, B.C. taken from above the Nechako River looking east. Map coordinates 53°56'00.0"N 122°44'29.7"W

Prince George

Image depicts Prince George, possibly with the Northwood Pulpmill in the background.

Prince George

Image depicts Prince George, possibly with the Northwood Pulpmill in the background.

Prince George

Image depicts Prince George, possibly with the Northwood Pulpmill in the background.

Prince George Sawmill

Image depicts Prince George Sawmill taken from across the Nechako River looking southwest. Map coordinates 53°56'00.0"N 122°44'29.7"W

Prince George Sawmill

Image depicts Prince George Sawmill taken from across the Nechako River looking southwest. Map coordinates 53°56'00.0"N 122°44'29.7"W

Princess Margaret watching a prospector pan for gold

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret on July 17, 1958 at an event staged in the Prince George railway yards. Alex Moffat dressed as a prospector demonstrates panning for previously salted gold nuggets, which were later given to the Princess.

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