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CPR line at Revelstoke

Photograph depicts the CPR line at Revelstoke. The present terminus is about 1 mile south of the mainline depot of the former Arrowhead branch line (27.5 miles long) which became submerged when Arrow Lake was raised 70 ft. in 1968-1969.

Jill Singleton Collection

  • 2020.09
  • Collection
  • Aug. 1985

Collection consists of a travel scrapbook created by Jill Singleton documenting a trip to Alaska, Yukon, Haida Gwaii, and northern BC. Includes photographs, ephemera, handwritten notes, pamphlets, issues of local newspapers, and maps.

Alaska Trip, August 1985

This travel scrapbook was created by Jill Singleton to document a trip to Alaska, Yukon, Haida Gwaii, and northern BC. Jill Singleton and Eric Stathers embarked on a 1985 car camping trip using the BC Ferries and Alaska Ferry systems. Includes postcards, ephemera, handwritten notes, pamphlets, issues of local newspapers, and maps. Also includes 37 photographs.

Includes the following:

  • "Queen Charlotte Islands Observer" newspaper issue for August 8, 1985
  • "A Walking Tour and Business Directory for Queen Charlotte City", June 1985
  • "A Walking Tour and Business Directory for Tlell + Port Clements", June 1985
  • "A Walking Tour and Business Directory for Skidegate Landing, Skidegate and Sandspit", June 1985
  • "A Walking Tour and Business Directory for Masset", June 1985
  • "Explorations Q.C.I." pamphlet advertising guiding, outfitting, and touring
  • "Sandspit Inn, Queen Charlotte Islands" pamphlet
  • "Visit the Queen Charlottes" pamphlet
  • Queen Charlotte Islands map, circa 1985
  • BC Ferries pamphlet "New in 1985... Inside Passage Day Cruise"
  • BC Ferries pamphlet "Tickets and Boarding Information, Inside Passage"
  • "Alaska Marine Highway" pamphlet
  • "Discover Southeast Alaska, Ketchikan" pamphlet
  • "Alaska State Parks" pamphlet/map
  • "Tongass National Forest, Alaska" pamphlet/map
  • "Alaska Marine Highway Summer Schedule - May 1, 1985 through September 30, 1985" pamphlet
  • History leaflet for St. Michael's Cathedral, Sitka, AK
  • Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute leaflets, 1984
  • Anchorage 1984 Visitors Guide, Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • "Skagway... some Steps on the Gold Rush Trail... walking Tour of the Historic District - Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park"
  • "Skaguay Alaskan" newspaper issue, Vol. VIII, No. 1880 (1985)
  • "Klondike Gold Rush" pamphlet for tourists
  • "Broadway, Skagway, Alaska" pamphlet
  • "S.S. Tutshi, Carcross" pamphlet
  • "Moon Watching" pamphlet by BC Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing (1980)
  • "Some Insects of Provincial Parks" pamphlet by BC Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing (1980)
  • "Stewart, British Columbia - Hyder, Alaska... Your Gateway to Alaska and the Yukon!" pamphlet
  • "Stewart-Cassiar Highway 37" map
  • "Prince Rupert City Map & Guide" pamphlet
  • "Explore Canada's Yellowhead, Western Canada's New Interprovincial Highway" pamphlet (1983)
  • "101 Things To Do in Yukon" booklet published by Tourism Yukon (1985)
  • "Your Guide to B.C. Ferries' Inside Passage" booklet by British Columbia Ferry Corporation (1985)
  • "Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada" booklet (1981)

Trip itinerary:

  • Vancouver, BC
  • Nanaimo, BC
  • Port Hardy, BC
  • Prince Rupert, BC
  • Yakoun River, BC
  • Haida Gwaii, BC (formerly Queen Charlotte Islands)
  • Rennell Sound, BC
  • Graham Island, BC
  • Queen Charlotte City, BC
  • Sandspit, BC
  • Prince Rupert, BC
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • Sitka, AK
  • Tenakee Springs, AK
  • Juneau, AK
  • Skagway, BC
  • Carcross, YK
  • Atlin, BC
  • Telegraph Creek, BC
  • Kitwanga, BC
  • Prince Rupert, BC
  • Prince George, BC
  • Lillooet, BC
  • Vancouver, BC

“Housing Issues”

  • Original speeches by Perry and textual records re Housing issues related to the Post-War Rehabilitation and Reconstruction. Includes letters, telegrams, printed materials re Vancouver housing; notes by Perry re housing needs; Summary reports re low income housing; Notes from Advisory Committee on Reconstruction re rent and income of low and medium earning groups; and grey literature reports re training and recruitment; and labour value of the building dollar.

Maps

Series consists of an assortment of maps concerning Northern B.C. Included are topographic maps, pre-emptor’s and preliminary maps, physiographic maps, and resource (geological, game, etc.) maps.

Cartographic Material

The Cartographic Materials series consists of maps, plans, schematics and blueprints documenting a wide variety of subject areas pertaining to both the operation of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., and the company township of Cassiar, B.C.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd.

Granville Island street railway

File consists of research material regarding Granville Island street railway operations of BC Hydro Railway. Predominantly consists of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following works: "The Granville Island Switching Operations of the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority Railway" by Sochowski and "BCER Granville Island: Extension of Industrial and Interurban Lines within Vancouver City" by Davies.

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