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Beddard photo collection

  • CA SPH 2000.062
  • Fonds
  • 1910

Collection consists of photographs showing some aspects of the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway west of Edson, Alberta, in 1910. Photographs were taken by Marjorie Beddard's father in 1910.

Arthur L. Ford fonds

  • CA BCA 98208-33
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1916

The fonds consists of photographs primarily of the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.

Ford, Arthur L.

British Columbia historical postcard and photograph albums collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860-1939], predominant [ca. 1900]-1921

The collection consists of ninety-one albums of postcards and photographs pertaining to views and scenes mainly in British Columbia, but also including Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and the Yukon as well as Europe. The views of British Columbia include views of the Rocky Mountains, Vancouver, Victoria, Mayne Island, and Buttle Lake (pre-1911) as well as those of logging (Capilano Timber Co., 1917-1920), mining (Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Co. and Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Co.) railways (Canadian Pacific Railway, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway, and Great Northern Railway) and shipping. In addition, there are postcards and photographs of the Hudson's Bay Company Kamchatka Venture, 1921, U.S. Civil War portraits and New Zealand shipping.