George Wright was a CNR Conductor who worked on the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific. He served on the first Smithers Village or Municipal Council.
George Wright's note: "Myself (Gordon Wright) as a baby in my father's suitcase. The suitcase itself, which my father carried to work every day until it wore out is an authentic piece of railroad history."
Written on top front of photo: "at Mrs. Whitakers - 1962" & at bottom: Dad & Mr. Kirby - Vancouver"
On back of photo" (both lived to be centenarions); Joseph Coyle - James Kirby at Mr. Kirby's cousins(?) Home West Vancouver 1962"
Written on back of photo: "New Westminster, B.C.; Dad, at home 1971 - aged 100, Mr.Joseph L Coyle"
Joseph L. Coyle sitting in a chair in his home in New Westminister as he celebrates his 100th birthday.