Collection 2020.08 - Pacific Great Eastern Railway Region Photograph Collection

Passenger ferry "MV Ballena" Pacific Great Eastern Railway train at Squamish dock Pacific Great Eastern Railway train at Squamish dock Lake Alice, Squamish, BC Mt. Garibaldi View north from Squamish wharf Cheakamus River at "18 Mile" Mamquam River near Newport PGE Railway bridge over Mamquam River Building among trees Cableway over river Dog in deep snow Cheakamus River from bridge Upper Canyon, Cheakamus River Upper Cheakamus Canyon Brandywine Falls Game at Cheakamus House Canyon Newport, BC Logging, Newport, BC Logging, Newport, BC Stage road near Newport Fairy Falls near Newport Stage road, Newport-Brackendale PGE Railway tunnel along Anderson Lake Seton Lake People on the Seton Lake dock Seton Lake Sawmill, Lillooet, BC Seton Lake, Lillooet Seton Lake Fraser River Bridge, Lillooet, BC P.G.E. Railway Bridge under construction, Lillooet, BC Construction of P.G.E. Railway Bridge, Lillooet, BC Fog, Fraser River, Lillooet Fraser River Bridge, Lillooet, BC Copeland Ranch and Fraser River, Lillooet, BC Indigenous women and children Dominion Day event on Lillooet Main Street Seton Lake Fish Hatchery Dominion Day event on Lillooet Main Street Grave Spectators sitting in the shade PGE Jordan Spreader in operation Pacific Great Eastern Railway train on Pavilion Creek trestle Pacific Great Eastern Railway work train Special Train - PGE Railway Rock cut, PGE Railway near Lillooet Pacific Great Eastern Railway track laying, Lillooet Big slide, Lillooet, B.C. Cayoosh Creek, Lillooet
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Pacific Great Eastern Railway Region Photograph Collection

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  • [between 1905 and 1926] (Creation)

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93 photographs : b&w

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This collection consists of photographs and "real photo" postcards that depict the construction and operation of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway line, communities nearby the railway line, and regional geography of areas adjacent to the PGE line.

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  • English

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Photographs are digitized and available in high-resolution TIFF and JPEG formats.

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No restrictions.

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Personal or academic use of 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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