Item 2009.5.1.73 - Walcott Suspension Bridge on Bulkley River

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Walcott Suspension Bridge on Bulkley River

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  • 26 May 1932 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 14.7 x 21.4 cm

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(20 June 1878 – 3 February 1972)

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Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Omineca Dist Walcott Suspension Bridge West Approach - looking East May 26 - 1932". Photograph depicts two white horses pulling a wagon in front of Walcott bridge. This bridge was moved from its original location in the Hagwilget Canyon, downstream from Walcott on the Bulkley River. It is a pedestrian bridge at the time of this photograph, though it was originally used by motor vehicles. Dirt road leading to bridge in foreground, with lumber and brush piles on either side. Trees and hills on opposite shore in background.

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Photograph is in fair condition: it is curled and silvering damage has occurred.


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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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.Tiff & .Jpg

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Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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Item is part of the Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection. See also items 2009.5.1.69 - 2009.5.1.72.

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Tom Parkin, "BC Bridges: Suspenseful Links to Past" in the "Islander Magazine", 14 February 1993.

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