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Date Range
[1914]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0253
Accession No.
1979.7.179
Physical Description
1 b&w postcard: 14 x 9 cm
Negative Number
F30
Date Range
[1914]
Custodial History
Bob Checkley
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Written on back of postcard: "L to Right 1914 (early) Smithers- 1) Eddie Hole railroad fireman- 2) Arthur Elliot [?] stenographer Grand Trunk Pacific 3) Bill Underhill - blacksmith (wind house) 4) Bob Checkley (self) clerk- 5) Yuen - chinese cook - 7) Harry Darling & son roundhouse foreman 6) Bud Fisher - accountant"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[191-?]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents and description on backside of photograph.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0411
Accession No.
1979.7.355
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 14 x 8cm.
Negative Number
F202
Date Range
[191-?]
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Notes
Written on back "The pile in the [?] at the signal she is dropped splash with the machine again and so- until the pile top will come under the hammer of the driver. then they drive as we have see them back home. The crew is 8 men, an engineer (c.c.) and an extra. In action they have a language all their own". and dated "7/3/1979."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Smithers Grand Trunk Pacific roundhouse

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Date Range
February 9, 1915
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Creator
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Name Access
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0633
Accession No.
1981.13.676
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 15 x 9.5cm.
Negative Number
F50; F52; F53
Date Range
February 9, 1915
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Creator
John H. Ganis
Name Access
John H. Ganis
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0660
Accession No.
1981.27.710
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 17 x 12cm
Negative Number
F65
Date Range
n.d.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Notes
Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard frame.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific railway construction

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Date Range
ca 1913
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
William Walter Wrathall
Name Access
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4022
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 20.5 x 15.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
ca 1913
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
William Walter Wrathall
Name Access
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4023
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 20 x 15.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[1910-1922]
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a administrative records, including time books, distribution of labour procedure, table of spirals used on Mountain Division and an engineer trip ticket booklet related to the GTP Railway station in Smithers, B.C. Records also include a tourist booklet, blueprints of the interior …
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
BF2
Accession No.
1971.35
1978.7
1981.41
2009.67
2017.22
2017.6
Physical Description
18 cm of textual record
Date Range
[1910-1922]
History / Biographical
Construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway commenced in 1905, under the direction of Charles Melville Hay. The present site of Prince Rupert was selected as the Pacific terminal and the community to be known as Smithers was made a station on the line. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was taken over by the federal government in 1919 and eventually became a part of the Canadian National Railways system.
Custodial History
Records from accession no. 1971.35 were donated to the Archives on August 10, 1971 by the GTP Roundhouse. Records from accession no. 1981.41 were donated by Joe McDonald on August 4, 1981. Records from accession no. 2017.6 were originally donated on September 27, 2013 by Shane Westle. Records from accession no. 2017.22 were found in the Museum’s reference files in April 2017.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a administrative records, including time books, distribution of labour procedure, table of spirals used on Mountain Division and an engineer trip ticket booklet related to the GTP Railway station in Smithers, B.C. Records also include a tourist booklet, blueprints of the interior of the Smithers Station, as well as the exterior, and plans for a GTP water tank.
Arrangement
Records were rearranged intellectually in September 2016 by Manda Haligowski to better reflect archival standards and to improve accessibility. Series #3 added by SK and WC October 2003. Series #4 added by SK, JY and WC November 1, 2003.
Notes
November 2016: Prince Rupert Terminus of the GTP book cover (1988.19) has been transferred to the Prince Rupert Archives.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on information written on back of photo.
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0171
Accession No.
979.7.87
Physical Description
Sepia print: 10 x 6 cm
Negative Number
F24
Date Range
n.d.
Notes
Written on back: "Irma GTP loading train"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[1908-1910]
re-print, n.d.
Collection
The Johns Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
The Johns Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
W. P. Johns
Item No.
P0202
Accession No.
1979.7.121
Physical Description
B/w re-print: 5 x 7 cm
Negative Number
F26
Date Range
[1908-1910]
re-print, n.d.
Notes
Written on back: "Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad Crew 1908-10 outside bunkhouse. Probably near Bateman Landing. Dogs of Dr. W.P. Johns - need to pack medical supplies to crew\ Taken from original photos of Dr. W.P. Johns"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[Circa 1910]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Creator
Eva Smithers
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0680
Accession No.
1981.30.5
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 11.5 x 9cm.
Negative Number
None
Date Range
[Circa 1910]
Geographic Access
Winnipeg, MB.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway car being loaded.

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Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1869
Accession No.
1988.18.74
Physical Description
1 photo: b&w negative; 14 x 9 cm
Date Range
n.d.
Custodial History
Negatives donated to the Archives by Anna Morris in 1988.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint made from the original negative.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Smithers Oct. 15, 1913. A section of the railway yards.

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Date Range
October 15, 1913
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
William Walter Wrathall
Name Access
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P2596
Accession No.
1985.12.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: sepia; 19.5 x 12 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
October 15, 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Photograph is mounted onto a linen backing. Item was the first photograph in the album it was previously in.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Two men guiding logs onto Grand Trunk Pacific

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Date Range
[191-]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on the image.
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0005
Accession No.
1982.8.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: sepia; 11 x 7 cm
Negative Number
F19
Date Range
[191-]
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Laying track on the GTP at Telkwa, B.C., July 20, 1913

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Date Range
July 20, 1913
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0229
Accession No.
1979.7.150
Physical Description
1 b/w reprint: 14 x 19 cm
Negative Number
F30
Date Range
July 20, 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Telkwa, B.C.
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright belongs to Royal BC Archives.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Bridge, Telkwa, B.C.

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Date Range
1910
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph depicts a pile driver, aiding in the construction of the bridge.
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
W.E. Covert
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0230
Accession No.
1979.7.151
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 13 x 18 cm
Negative Number
F28
Date Range
1910
Scope and Content
Photograph depicts a pile driver, aiding in the construction of the bridge.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Telkwa, B.C.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reproduction.
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright belongs to Royal BC Archives.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Fort Fraser, B.C., track laying machine

http://search.bvmuseum.com/permalink/descriptions1013
Date Range
[1914]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on information written on back of photograph.
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0250
Accession No.
1979.7.176
Physical Description
1 b&w photograph: 14 x 9 cm
Negative Number
F30
Date Range
[1914]
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Fort Fraser, B.C.
Notes
On back of photograph is written: "Track laying machine used in connecting of end of steel at Fort Fraser, B.C."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Point of connection, Grand Trunk Pacific Telegraph Lines, Fort Fraser, B.C.

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Date Range
April 17, 1914
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0251a
P0251b
Accession No.
1979.7.177
Physical Description
1 b&w reprint: 13 x 9 cm
1 b&w reprint: 25 x 20 cm
Negative Number
F30; F31
Date Range
April 17, 1914
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Telegraph
Geographic Access
Fort Fraser, B.C.
Notes
On the back of P0251a is written: Erection of last telegraph pole between [?] and Prince Rupert in 1914 at Fort Fraser, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Postcard of Grand Trunk Pacific train crossing Sealy Gulch

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Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents. One car reads "Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Sault Ste. Marie."
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0330
Accession No.
1979.7.270
Physical Description
1 postcard: b & w; 14 x 8.5cm.
Negative Number
F33; F201
Date Range
n.d.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Sealy Gulch
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific train wreck at Sheraton, B.C.

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Date Range
1918
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents and handwritten description on the backside.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0334
Accession No.
1979.7.274
Physical Description
1 photograph: sepia; 14 x 8cm.
Negative Number
F35
Date Range
1918
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Sheraton, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Train wreck at Forestdale, B.C.

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Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents and description on the backside of postcard.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0335
Accession No.
1979.7.275
Physical Description
1 postcard: b & w; 114 x 8.5cm.
Negative Number
F35
Date Range
n.d.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Forestdale, B.C.
Notes
Written on the back "this is a picture of one of the wrecks I had last fall and the first thing the superintendent sed [sic] when he got there was how did it happen george and the guy[?] that [?] the picture put that [?]." Written on the front "How did it happen George?"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

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