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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
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Four metal railroad spikes. There is a flat head that is connected to a four sided body that is thinner at the tip.
  1 Image  
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Four metal railroad spikes. There is a flat head that is connected to a four sided body that is thinner at the tip.
History Of Use
Spikes used on the Smithers railroad.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
1.5
Width
1.5
Length
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.85.1 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

Telkwa's Railroad Bridge and Automobile Bridge.

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Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Unknown
Item No.
P1020
Accession No.
982.9.6
Notes
Telkwa; Bridges-Telkwa; Transportation-Railway; Transportation-Automobiles
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

THE CHALLENGES FACING THE VALLEY AND ITS' RAILWAY CREWS ENSURE AN EXCITING FUTURE. AS A RAILROADER WOULD SAY 'HIGHBALL!!'

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Collection
SLIDE COLLECTION
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
SLIDE COLLECTION
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Item No.
9999.0000.0074.SLIDE
Notes
ROAD OF STEEL SLIDE SHOW;
Type of Record
Archival Description

Image shows railroad tracks looking east of Smithers.

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Date Range
CIRCA 1913
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
UNKNOWN
Item No.
P0575
Accession No.
980.16.606
Physical Description
B/W PRINT: 140 x 242
Negative Number
F51
Date Range
CIRCA 1913
Notes
555: TRANSPORTATION-RAILWAY
Based on the image.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; GLASS; RUBBER;
Description
A: Light blue metal lantern. The face has two small light bulbs, one is inside a concave circle. There is a metal ring around the outside of the bulbs to protect them. This ring is raised 5cm from the rest of the lantern. The body of the lantern is a blue metal cylinder with a large round handl…
Manufacturer
Star H_a____ight Lantern Co
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A: Light blue metal lantern. The face has two small light bulbs, one is inside a concave circle. There is a metal ring around the outside of the bulbs to protect them. This ring is raised 5cm from the rest of the lantern. The body of the lantern is a blue metal cylinder with a large round handle which is covered with thin rubber. The handle attaches to the lantern at each side of the cylinder. The lantern stands on the metal rings extending from the edge surrounding the bulbs. Inscribed on the blue dome top is a star and the words 'STAR H_A__IGHT LANTERN CO.' 'Tucker' is scratched into the side. B: Large EverReady Waterproof Lantern Battery.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; GLASS; RUBBER;
Height
33
Width
16
Length
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1992.9.70 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
A black spike with rough, hewn marks and an offset head. The spike appears to have been homemade.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Start Date
1900
End Date
1920
Description
A black spike with rough, hewn marks and an offset head. The spike appears to have been homemade.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
1.3
Length
3.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.27.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN; FABRIC-CANVAS; RUBBER;
Description
This item has a long wooden handle like an axe handle, but the steel blade is shaped like a large chisel. There is a thick layer of padding wrapped around the blunt end of the chisel that is a layer of rubber, then a thick canvas, then rubber again. The wood handle is 69cm long. The steel chisel is…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
This item has a long wooden handle like an axe handle, but the steel blade is shaped like a large chisel. There is a thick layer of padding wrapped around the blunt end of the chisel that is a layer of rubber, then a thick canvas, then rubber again. The wood handle is 69cm long. The steel chisel is 25.5cm long.
History Of Use
This item was used as a railroad track chisel a long time ago.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN; FABRIC-CANVAS; RUBBER;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions included in object description
Accession No.
1991.0143.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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

The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway road bed, along the Skeena River

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Date Range
Copied [?]; Created [pre 1911?]
Collection
The Vaniman Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
The Vaniman Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on information from the donor and from "Swamp to Village," page 12
Creator
Unknown
Item No.
P0010
Accession No.
979.2.435
Physical Description
B W MUSEUM PRINT: 13 x 10 cm
Negative Number
F24
Date Range
Copied [?]; Created [pre 1911?]
History / Biographical
Construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway began in 1907 at Prince Rupert and reached Hazelton by the winter of 1913.
Subject Access
TRANSPORTATION [Railway]-History
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

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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
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
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Bolt has a rounded head with threads extending 6.5cm up the bottom.
Other Names
RAILWAY TIE BOLT
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Bolt has a rounded head with threads extending 6.5cm up the bottom.
History Of Use
These four railway tie bolts were used on the C.N.R. for connecting rails together.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Length
17
Diameter
Top: 4
Circumference
9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0080.0001.1-4
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

VALLEY IS DEVELOPED AND PRETTY SOON MANY INDUSTRIES EXPORT PRODUCT ON THE RAILWAY, INCLUDING ONE OF THE LARGEST FORESTY COMPANIES AT THE TIME.. 'HANSON LUMBER AND TIMBER CO.' SHIPPING CEDAR POLES AND RAILROAD TIES.

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Collection
SLIDE COLLECTION
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
SLIDE COLLECTION
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Item No.
9999.0000.0058.SLIDE
Notes
ROAD OF STEEL SLIDE SHOW;
Type of Record
Archival Description

This image shows a ladder from the railroad tracks up a steep rock-face.

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Date Range
Unknown
Collection
The Vaniman Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
The Vaniman Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
UNKNOWN
Item No.
P0519
Accession No.
979.37.471
Physical Description
B/W MUSEUM PRINT: 116 x 83
Negative Number
F46
Date Range
Unknown
Notes
555: TRANSPORTATION-RAILWAY
Based on the image.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

This image shows Engineer Harlow painting 'Point of completion, April 7th 1914' on railroad track.

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Date Range
ca Apr-07 1914
Collection
The Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
The Raymond Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
UNKNOWN
Item No.
P0336
Accession No.
979.7.276
Physical Description
SEPIA PRINT: 79 x 137
Negative Number
F35
Date Range
ca Apr-07 1914
Notes
554: TRANSPORTATION-RAILWAY-CONSTRUCTION
Based on information from the donor and based on the image.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Smithers' temporary railroad station.

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Date Range
ca 1914
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Coffee
Item No.
P1377
Accession No.
982.17.69
Physical Description
Photo - glass negative
Date Range
ca 1914
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
Unknown
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Unknown
Item No.
P1218
Accession No.
983.1.30
Physical Description
B/W Print: 6 x 10.5
Date Range
Unknown
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
Unknown
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Unknown
Item No.
P1219
Accession No.
983.1.31
Physical Description
B/W Print: 6 x 10.5
Date Range
Unknown
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

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