Finlay River, BC

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Close-up of supply laden canoes next to Pete Toy's bar

Photograph depicts the supply laden canoes of the Bedaux expedition at Pete Toy's bar, taken during the Bedeaux Canadian Sub-Arctic Expedition in the summer of 1934. This photograph was originally attributed to a location on the Peace River; however, this is likely incorrect. If this photograph does depict Pete Toy's bar, the location of the photograph is actually the Finlay River. Annotated on the back of this print is the code "I-57382" which denotes the same photograph in the collection of the BC Archives.

Emil Bronlund Photograph Collection

  • 2021.06
  • Collection
  • 1930-1932

Emil Bronlund had a Leica camera and took excellent photographs. Several of them appear in "Return to Northern British Columbia" by Jay Sherwood, along with more information about Bronlund. Bronlund put his negatives in a Kodak negative album that holds 100 images. There is a sheet in the album that provides a brief caption for each negative. Bronlund also divided most of the images into groups. Additional information for some of the images is included in this summary of the album.

Album photographs:
001 - 004 Trip to Osilinka River, July 1930
005 - 010 Omineca River, dead water
011 - 018 Copper mountain on Duck Creek, July 1930
011 - Shorty Weber in dugout
016 and 017 - Bill McPhee and Shorty
019 - 020 Picking blueberries, Duck Creek, September
021 - 025 Wedge Creek, September 1930
026 - 031 Going out, fall 1930
032 - 044 [?]
045 - 067 June-July 1931
45 - CF-ABK, a legendary bush plane nicknamed ‘Old Faithful’, at Burns Lake
46 - Takla Landing, CF-AAM
47 - Takla Landing, Swannell crew members
48-52 aerial views - specifics in caption list
53 - Swannell and Bronlund’s crews at Jack Duncan’s cabin
54 - Swannell moving camp on raft
55 - Group at narrows. Swannell and Bronlund crews. Skook Davidson (back row in front of horse), Frank Swannell (front row 3rd from left, petting dog)
56-65 [?]
66-67 - Finlay Falls
068 - 075 Two Brothers Lake, July 1932
076 - 077 Fredriksen Lake, July 1932
078 - 080 Sustut Lake, September 1931
081 - Finlay River
082 - Sturdee River
083 - 084 - Mt. Drybrough
085 - 087 - Sand Bay, Thutade Lake, September 1931
086 - Bronlund’s crew - Bob Niven, mechanic; Ken Dewar, pilot; Henry Giegerich, geologist
088 - 090 - Sustut River, October 1931
091 - 094 - [?]
095 - 100 - McLeod R. trip, March-April 1932 (newspaper article)

Finlay Forks 1

Item is a photograph of Finlay Forks trader Roy McGregor, pilot Ian Watt and British resource development designer Percy Gray in March 1957 after the first leg of Grey’s flight over the Rocky Mountain Trench.

Finlay Forks 2

Item is a photograph of Percy Gray and pilot Ian Watt gassing up their plane at Finlay Forks before continuing their survey of the Rocky Mountain Trench in March 1957.

Men standing in supply laden canoes next to Pete Toy's bar

Photograph depicts the supply laden canoes of the Bedaux expedition at Pete Toy's bar, taken during the Bedeaux Canadian Sub-Arctic Expedition in the summer of 1934. This photograph was originally attributed to a location on the Peace River; however, this is likely incorrect. If this photograph does depict Pete Toy's bar, the location of the photograph is actually the Finlay River. Annotated on the back of this print is the code "B-04443" which denotes the same photograph in the collection of the BC Archives.

Supply laden canoes next to Pete Toy's bar

Photograph depicts the supply laden canoes of the Bedaux expedition at Pete Toy's bar, taken during the Bedeaux Canadian Sub-Arctic Expedition in the summer of 1934. Original annotation on photograph recto: "River boats on the Peace River". However, this annotation is likely incorrect; if this photograph does depict Pete Toy's bar, the location of the photograph is actually the Finlay River. There may be an error in the original annotation. Also annotated on the back of this print is the code "B-04444" which denotes the same photograph in the collection of the BC Archives.