Series 2004.14.1 - Peace River Expedition Photo Album

Summit Lake, BC Boats at landing, Summit Lake, BC Noon, Crooked Lake, BC On McLeod Lake, BC Noon, McLeod Lake, BC Landing H.B.Co. Post, McLeod Lake, BC Finlay Rapids, Peace River, BC Lining Boat #1, Finlay Rapids Lining Boat #2, Finlay Rapids Lining Boat #2, Finlay Rapids Hon. Dr. King, Finlay Rapids Party, foot of Finlay Rapids Party, foot of Finlay Rapids Lining, Ne Parle Pas Rapids Government Ferry, Hudson Hope, BC Gates, Peace River, BC Gates, Peace River, BC Hotel, Rolla, Peace River, BC Summit Lake, BC Summit Lake, BC Crooked River, BC Crooked River, BC Noon, Lake McLeod, BC

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Peace River Expedition Photo Album

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  • 19 August 1927 - 31 August 1927 (Creator)

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22.5 x 29 cm album.- 23 photographs.- 4 maps.

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This collection consists of 1 photo album originally belonging to Sydney E. Junkins which contains 23 photographs and 4 sectional linen maps which depict Hon. Dr.James Horace King and party's trip down the Peace River from 19 to 31 August 1927. Includes a hand-written and typed copy of "Peace River Trip" itinerary for a subsequent trip 8-15 September 1927.

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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing 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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Sydney E. Junkins, born in Union, New Hampshire in 1867, was a professional engineer who worked on many major engineering projects in Canada; he was a Consulting Engineer of the Canadian Pacific Railway (1910); he worked on lining the 5-mile Connaught Tunnel through Mt. MacDonald at Glacier, British Columbia, with concrete (1921); he assisted in the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway's 1100 foot deep- sea pier at Vancouver, B.C. (1926); and he established the firm of Sydney E. Junkins Co., Ltd., in Winnipeg, Manitoba (1917). [Biographical information taken from the Dartmouth College Library website located at and accessed January 13, 2009]

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