Skeena River, BC

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A sternwheeler travels up the Skeena River right next to GTP railcar no. 112

Typed annotation on verso of photograph reads: "The Old and the New on the Skeena." Part of a set of 41 original black & white photographs [1908-1933-?]) of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway line in BC depicting surveying crews, town sites (Prince Rupert and its port, Hazelton and Fort George), and First Nations Peoples.

Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited fonds

  • 2012.05
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1970

Fonds consists of documents providing information on the Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited covering the period of 1959-1970. These documents detail the company’s history, historical and geographical context, and plans for the future. Files often include photographs, maps, and technical drawings of the mills.

Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited

Company Operating History series

Series consists of documents providing information on the Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited including its history, historical and geographical context, and plans for the future. These documents often include photographs, maps, and technical drawings of the mills. Series consists of Skeena Kraft press kit; Feasibility Study of Nass River Valley Log Transport Systems; A Summary History and Progress; Development Study: Northern resources; Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited.

Dog Sled Team, Skeena River, BC

3 dog teams pulling 3 sleds with 6 men attending. There is a large mountain in the background. Printed annotation on recto reads: “Mail team Skeena River B.C.” Handwritten message on verso is address to “Dear Alice and dated March 23, Easter Sunday 1913”.

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."

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."

North Coast & Central BC Postcard Collection

  • 2011.3
  • Collection
  • 1901 - [ca.1930]

A collection of postcard photographs of Port Essington BC, Port Simpson BC, Atlin, Quesnel, McBride, Hagwilget Village, Giscome, Likely, Kitwanga, Smithers, Prince Rupert BC, Prince (Fort) George BC Images depict street scenes, water scenes, community events, businesses, buildings, and aerials of the towns. Collection also depicts a number of Northern BC paddle wheelers.

Postcard Photos of Prince Rupert BC

File contains postcards portraying life in Prince Rupert, B.C. Images depict harbour scenes, street scenes (Third Avenue, Sixth Street, Central Street, and Mainstreet), airplanes, large ships, fisheries, city aerials, parades, military, a dog sled mail team, and a frozen fishing boat.

Skeena Kraft Limited Press kit

File consists of a folder containing documents describing Skeena Kraft Limited. Folder consists of:

  • Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget--A Forest Products Giant
  • Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited--A Corporate History
  • Two World-Wide Sales Organizations to Market Skeena Kraft Pulp
  • Skeena Kraft Limited Adopts Distinctive Housemark Symbol Adapted from Sun Totem, Kee-War-Kow, Family Crest of Sky People
  • The Nass and Skeena Valleys--A New Economic Region Terrace and Prince Rupert are Hubs in Finance and Services
  • MISSING: Twinriver Timber Limited: New Company Created to Administer Two Tree Farm Licence Areas
  • The Forests Behind the Coast Range Produce Superior Pulp
  • Efficient New Woodroom Highlights Skeena Mill
  • Integrating Two Power Systems--A Marriage with Convenience One Power Group Serves Two Mills
  • Pulping Group Features Flexible Bleaching Sequence and World's Largest Flakt Drier
  • New Dams Create Huge Storage Area for Skeena Water Supply
  • Advanced Process Control Techniques Employ Computers Extensively
  • Skeena Kraft Mill Quality Control and Process Control Tune Mill to Produce Prime Quality Pulps
  • Co-ordination and Administration of Construction and Design of Skeena Kraft Shared by H.A. Simons and Central Engineering of Columbia Cellulose
  • Purchasing and Traffic Departments Buy and Move More than 25,000 Tons of Materials During Skeena Kraft Construction Co-ordinated Sea and Land Transport System Introduced
  • Skeena Kraft--Hundreds of New Jobs Canada-Wide Recruiting Programme Attracts New Workers to Growing Nass-Skeena Region;
  • Also includes 19 photographs; 12 technical drawings and diagrams; 2 maps;
  • Promotional pamphlet "The Skeena Kraft Story."

The Port Simpson on the Skeena River, Hazelton, BC

Stern wheeler “Port Simpson” tied to riverbank. Printed annotation on recto reads: “On the Skeena river, Hazelton, B.C.” Handwritten message on verso is addressed to “Mrs. Flossie Strong 6 Nah St. Watermill ME, U.S.A” 1 cent Canadian postage stamp has been canceled with a date of “Dec 24, 5:30 PM 1915 Buffalo N.Y.”

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