Ashcroft, BC



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CNR Ashcroft

Photograph depicts a derailment of a coal unit train between Basque and Martel, at about mile 63 which is approximately 15 minutes south of Ashcroft.

Hat Creek Ranch - McLean Cabin

Image depicts the McLean Cabin, built in 1861, which belonged to a retired Hudson's Bay Chief trader named Donald McLean, who was shot and killed while part of a posse that was searching for the murderers of a survey party. It is located at the historic Hat Creek Ranch site north of Ashcroft, B.C.

Hat Creek Ranch - Road

Image depicts the road leading to the historic Hat Creek Ranch site north of Ashcroft, B.C. Several individuals are sitting on the front porch of the Ranch house.

Jean Caux's Pack Train Leaving Ashcroft, B.C.

Photograph depicts men loading a line of approximately twenty mules facing large building in background with the sign: "[WBBAILEY?] ANDCO'S OFFICE." A second sign is posted on deck of building: "ALWAYS CURES! CHAMBERLAIN'S COUGH REMEDY." More men wearing suits watch from deck. Small building in hillside can be seen in background. Annotation along bottom recto of photograph reads: "Last Pack Train leaving Ashcroft for Hazelton -1909." Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "CATALINE 1909".

The Taylor Album

This photograph album consists of images pertaining to early settlements, bridges, riverboats, railways, cross-land travel companies, and family and social life including portraits and such events as cross country skiing, picnics, family gatherings, basketball team photos, masquerade dances, dramatic plays, hockey games and team dinners. Identified individuals include: the Tillicums, Bill Bennett, Jean Caux, Frank Johnstron, the Taylor Family (Hermina, Hugh, Ellen, Violet, Lucy, Dixon, Arthur, Virginia, Tom and Hugh Jr.), H.G.T. Perry, Betty Angus, Mrs. Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Davis. Identified geographic locations include: South Fort George, Prince George, Hagwilget Bridge, Walcott, Prince Rupert, Finlay River Rapids, Lulu Island, Ashcroft, Skeena River, Nechako River, Bulkley River, Kispiox and Hazelton.

This file also contains a one way Canadian National Railways ticket in the name of Miss V.B. (Violet Bourchier) Taylor to travel from Prince Rupert to Vancouver in July 1927.

Taylor, Hugh