Collection 2006.20 - Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection

Administration Building, Teslin Lake, YT Tent Village at Teslin Lake, YT Prince George Postcard Jean Caux's Pack Train Railroad on west slope of Cascade Mountains Dumping Logs at Halfway River Logging Trucks at Halfway River Loaded Logging Truck Royal Canadian Air Force base in Whitehorse, YT Japanese Freighters in Prince Rupert Harbour Cariboo stagecoaches in front of the Hotel Northern in South Fort George, BC Second Street in Fort George, BC Corner of Laselle and Second Street, Fort George, BC Slim Williams and Dog Team Bridge over Dog Creek Plane on the ice at Pinchi Lake Pinchi Lake Mine Lodge at Riske Creek, BC Cenial Crew of "32" Stuart River Ferry Pack Dogs at Fort St. James Hudson Bay Company at Fort St. James Old Warehouse Horses Grazing at Stuart Lake Man at Elevated Carrier Cache Old Salmon Cache at Fort St James Train at Endako Mount Edith Cavell Train at Jasper Railway Station Lake Beauvert and Whistler Mountain Mount Robson Lake Beauvert and Whistler Mountains Mount Edith Cavell Lake Beauvert Loading for the North Three Men by Plane Called "Majestic 32" Crew Weighing In Flight Officer P.B. Cox in Grande Prairie Military Plane Called "32" Grande Prairie Tower & Admin Building Grande Prairie Tower & Admin Building Man at Grande Prairie Airstrip Captain Relaxing in Grande Prairie Military Plane & 351 Pounds of Equipment Military Plane "34" at 10 000 Feet Flight Sergeant McLean at Officers' Quarters, Fort St. John General Duties Man at Officers' Quarters, Fort St. John Military Barracks at Fort St. John Captain Read at Fort St. John Captain Read "The Next Morning," Fort St. John
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Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection

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  • ca. 1880 - 1960 (Creation)

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12 cm of photographic material.

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Scope and content

The Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection consists of images representing a variety of subjects areas including but not limited to Transportation and Utilities; Industries; Geographic Features; Military; First Nations; and Exploration, Discovery and Travel. The geographic focus of this collection stretches from Williams Lake to the Yukon border, and from the Alberta border to Haida Gwaii.

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Purchased photographs with no provenance which have been included in this collection have been arranged according to subject. If photographs were purchased in batches, this relationship to other members of its' batch is noted in the item level description.

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  • English

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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Some photographs are also available as Tiffs & Jpegs

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The photographs within the First Nations file are temporarily restricted due to privacy concerns. Please contact Archivist for more information.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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