Beverley A. Busson promoted from Deputy Commissioner for British Columbia and the Yukon, and commander of British Columbia to Commissioner. Handwritten notation on RCMP Commanding Officer letterhead included with photograph reads: “RCMP Change of Command, Bev Busson to Interim Com Cda, Gary Bass to Dep Com, E + M, Div”.
Photograph believed to have been taken at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, B.C. Unidentified individuals can be seen walking in front of forest in background.
Item is one of nine photographs accompanying a greeting card from Agnes Hauglak, Addie Milewski’s sister, reading: “I though you might want these photos. I had to go and send every one their family things. Thank you for being kind to my sister Addie, Agnes M Hauglak”; see also items 2009.6.1.569 - 2009.6.1.577.
Photograph taken at the VIA Rail depot in Vancouver. Visible is a former Grand Trunk Pacific car, 'Nechako,' now CNR #15105. It was a fairly permanent fixture with steam, water, and waste lines fixed up to the depot's facilities.
Photograph taken at the VIA Rail depot in Vancouver. Image captures the view end of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway car, now called the CNR 'Nechako' #15105. Davies notes that it was normally spotted at the location as a semi-fixed installation.
Photograph taken at the Great Northern Railway connection from its terminal yards to its wharf on Vancouver Harbour or the connection with CPR. Image captured crossing Powell Street, looking southward, north of Glen Drive, Vancouver.
Handwritten annotations on verso read: “In the great hall of the B.C. Museum of Anthropology, in front of Ninstints Totem wearing cape of Sahn-nag-x-wha (One who sits high) gift of Chief Skidegate ‘Dempsey’ Collinson - Q.C.I. made by his wife Irene for ‘naming feast’ Autumn - 1977. June 5, 1982, Address to the First National Womans Network. Age - almost 50.” And “Alive Again 82”.
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 Iona Campagnolo at a banquet and demonstration on the 14th anniversary of the Vancouver Tai-Chi Chuan Association. Raymond Chung, Master of the Tai-Chi Chuan Association, is cutting a large cake.
Photograph depicts the realignment of track due to the redevelopment of the south side of False Creek, Vancouver. New track was linked up and graded while old track was removed all within 7 days of the date the photograph was taken.
Photograph depicts the realignment of track due to the redevelopment of the south side of False Creek, Vancouver. Track was laid as far as the rail mounted truck and was merely covered by ballast. New trackage put into use and old track was removed within the week the picture was taken.
Photograph depicts the CPR line in Vancouver. Confusingly, the street is called "Mainland" but the box cars were spotted at the rear of 1152 Hamilton St. The nearest car is a Penn Central 167223, built in November 1972 and behind it is CP 165230 insulated box car. The view is looking northeast.
Photograph depicts the CP rail and the edge of the Homer St. warehouse complex in Vancouver. The view is looking northeast at the western end of Mainland St. The building is at #1152 Mainland St. The right hand track (man's shadow it) goes down Mainland and is in apparent use. The rail on the left hand track is dated 1938.
Photograph depicts the CPR line approximately 100 yards south of the Richards and Pacific St. intersection in Vancouver. The waste ground on the right was formerly occupied by the Canadian Pipe Co., Canadian Wood Pipe & Tanks Ltd., and the Pacific Coast Pipe Ltd. from 1923-1972.
Photograph depicts an unnamed harbour road that runs to the north of , and parallel to Water St. The trackage is connected behind the camera to a CPR depot and at the other end to the mainline. No spurs lead off to the docks. The track is not used but usable.
Photograph depicts the CP rail in the False Creek area in Vancouver. It is between Beatty and Cambie Streets with Smithe St. crossing from left to right in the foreground. The photo includes an insulated box car of the Southern Pacific Railway, #SP 67343, built in 1961. The track at the right is physically usable but is unused.