Photograph depicts close up of the car named "Mount Stephen," built in 1926. It was one of the cars that comprised the President's train that stayed in Nelson for the first weekend of August, 1997 during the city's centennial celebrations.
Photograph depicts a liner called the "Pacific Princess." It was built in 1971 in West Germany. The liner was one of the 8-day summer crusises that travelled from Vancouver to Alsaska. Owned by P & O and registered "London."
Photograph depicts the "Powell River Queen" of the B.C. Ferries. It was just arriving at the slip in Earl's Cove after it had just made an 8 mile trip from Saltery Bay. It had been built in Victoria in 1965. Capacity held 50 cars and 250 passengers.
Photograph depicts the "Queen of the Islands" of B.C. Ferries, approaching the pier at the Long Harbour Terminal on the Gulf Islands. It was launched in 1963 and built by Burard Dry Dock Company Ltd. It had a capacity for 40 cars and 400 passengers.
Photograph depicts "Canora," a CNR rail ferry that had recently retired from Georgia Strait ferry work. The lowest deck contained the engine room. The next deck contained a rail car deck with 4 tracks, while the upper deck consisted of the crew quarters held in flat top cabins, as shown.
Photograph depicts "Canora," a CNR rail ferry that had recently been taken out of service. Shown is the massive rolling stern door which was raised by steam winches mounted above on the open upper deck.
Photograph depicts the "SS Patricia" leaving for Seattle. Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway trackage is visible in the foreground. Three water tank cars used for fire fighting are on the left of the picture.
Photograph depicts "SS Sir James Douglas," a Coastguard supply vessel, built in 1956. Astem from her is "Camsell," a full ice breaker, built in 1959. Out-of-service is CNR "SS Canora" is found in the background.
Postcard depicts Fraser River Canyon, BC"When travelling through this mighty scenic gorge, the highway often gets too narrow at points, and rock ledgeds required cutting tunnels in order to restore safety. This tunnel lies just north of Yale, BCIt handles traffic along the Trans-Canada Highway."
Photograph depicts a monoplane called the "Seabee Amphibian." It was a 3 seater and produced by the Republic Aviation Corp. About 10 of these aircraft were grouped together near the Vancouver International Airport on Sea Island. All were separately owned and in different finishes and states of care.