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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

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, minutes

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Date Range
1961-1966
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a booklet of meeting minutes of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen in Smithers, B.C.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Smithers, B.C.: Brothers of Railroad Trainmen
Name Access
Brothers of Railroad Trainmen
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 189
Item No.
2013.3.1
Accession No.
2013.3
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1961-1966
Custodial History
Item belonged to John Wright and was donated by Shirley Wright via Lorne Wasylishen on April 15, 2013.
Scope and Content
Item is a booklet of meeting minutes of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen in Smithers, B.C.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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
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-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
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.
  1 Image  
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
Images

Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers Div. No. 93 fonds

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Date Range
1926-1962
Collection
Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers Div. No. 93 fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Fonds includes the meeting minutes of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railroad Employees Div. No. 93 spanning 1926 to 1962.
Collection
Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers Div. No. 93 fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Creator
Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers Div. No. 93
Fonds No.
AF8
Accession No.
2017.34
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1926-1962
History / Biographical
The Canadian Brotherhood of Railroad Employees was first formed in 1908. The Smithers Branch (Div. No. 93) was started in September 22, 1926 and covered members from Endako to New Hazelton. The first meeting was held at the Smithers’ Canadian National Railway Station, where Normal Kilpatrick presided as President, and R.W. Champion as Secretary. Later the Canadian Brotherhood of Railroad Employees became the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers. The Smithers Branch existed until 1994 when the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers amalgamated with the Union of Canadian Auto Workers.
Scope and Content
Fonds includes the meeting minutes of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railroad Employees Div. No. 93 spanning 1926 to 1962.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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
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
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
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.
P1220
Accession No.
983.1.32
Physical Description
B/W Print: 5.5 x 8
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.
P1221
Accession No.
983.1.33
Physical Description
B/W Print: 6 x 11
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.
P1222
Accession No.
983.1.34
Physical Description
B/W Print: 6 x 11
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.
P1223
Accession No.
983.1.35
Physical Description
B/W Print: 6 x 11
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.
P1224
Accession No.
983.1.36
Physical Description
B/W Print: 6 x 10.5
Date Range
Unknown
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
[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

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