Nanaimo, BC



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CPR Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway

Photograph depicts the Nanaimo depot, looking north-east. Note the removal of the tracks adjacent to the station. Only a centre through the tracks remains. Daily passenger train is headed north bound at 11:00 a.m. and southbound at 15:05 (with the exception of Sundays).

CPR Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway

Photograph taken 2 1/2 minutes south of Nanaimo on the Island Highway, looking southward. The rail overpass carries "stockett" (branch from the main line), Wellcox (on Nanaimo harbour) spur, and shows the commencement of the spur at mile 70 (from Victoria).

CPR Nanaimo Station

Photo was taken on mile 72.5. The image captures the arrival of the "Dayliner" from Victoria at 11:00 a.m., looking towards the south. About 25 passengers got off at this location, possibly for the May Day parade.

CPR Nanaimo Station

Photograph taken at mile 7.2. Arrival of the "Dayliner" at 11:00 captured. Image looking in the north east direction, with the rear of the train nearest the camera. A one way fare from Victoria to Nanaimo is $3.65 and from Nanaimo to Courtenay is $3.40.

CPR Nanaimo Station

Photograph depicts the arrival of the "Dayliner" on a trip from Victoria to Courtenay. It departs from Victoria at 11:00 a.m. About 25 passengers got off. Photograph taken looking south west.

CPR Vancouver Island

Photograph taken on mile 85 which is about 15 miles north of Nanaimo and on the edge of Nanoose Bay. Image captured looking towards the south. The retreating "Dayliner" can be seen in the distance.

Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway, Cobble Hill station

Photograph depicts the Cobble Hill station on mile 31.2. Image captured looking north west. Siding has the capacity for 26 cars and was being used for storage. The northbound daily pass train is expected at 9:15 a.m. and the southbound is expected at 16:41 p.m.

Federal government survey vessel, "W.M. J Stewart"

Photograph taken at Nanaimo's lumber and general cargo wharf. Displayed is a federal government survey vessel, "W.M. J Stewart," that was registerd in Ottawa, but was built in Ontario. Davies suggests that it may have been surveying shallow and coastal river waters about 2 miles south of Nanaimo since survey stakes were visible.

Former bridge crossing the Nanaimo River

Photograph depicts the former bridge that crossed the Nanaimo River. Davies had taken a photograph of the bridge in June 1965, when it was in use. The bridge was superceded by a newer one a year prior the photograph was taken. On June 13, 1972, it was standing, but on this day the Highways Department took it down.

MacMillan Bloedel, Nanaimo

Photograph depicts locomotive #1077 built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1923. It was the road engine for log traffic to Ladysmith and had been left on a spur, isolated by three breaks in the tracks. It had been out of service, as had all MacMillan Bloedel traffic, for at least 12 months.

May Day Parade in Nanaimo

Photograph depicts the Sea Cadets Corps Amphion of Nanaimo marching in the 1970 Nanaimo May Day Parade near Comox Road. The Corps is doing a "Present Arms" and are in "Close March" formation. This is a salute, likely as they pass the parade review platform. The newly built Tally-Ho Lodge is in the background, suggesting that the Corps is marching south on Terminal Ave. at Comox Road intersection, having just crossed the Millstream Bridge. Terminal Ave. is also the official Trans-Canada Highway (1962-1971), which was still very new at this time.

Proposed Federal Electoral Districts for the Province of British Columbia

Map depicts the proposed electoral districts of British Columbia, including: Burnaby, Capilano, Cariboo-Chilcotin, Comox-Powell River, Cowichan-Malahat-The Islands, Esquimalt-Saanich, Fort Nelson-Peace River, Fraser Valley East, Fraser Valley West, Kamloops-Shuswap, Kootenay East, Kootenay West, Mission-Port Moody, Nanaimo-Alberni, New Westminster-Coquitlam, North Vancouver-Burnaby, Okanagan North, Okanagan-Similkameen, Prince George-Bulkley Valley, Richmond-South Delta, Skeena, Surrey-White Rock-North Delta, Vancouver Centre, Vancouver East, Vancouver Kingsway, Vancouver Quadra, Vancouver South, and Victoria.