Silver and red fluorescent sticker with number 1185 printed in black on backside of postcard.
Written on the front 'Mail Teams, Skeena River, BC, during construction of G.T.P.R.R.
Written on the back "This is the way they carried the mail [last?] winter."
Collection consists of aerial survey photographs of the Skeena/Bulkley Valley region from the Department of Lands and Forests and the Department of Lands, Forests and Water Resources. Roll numbers:
Box 1 (1960-1965): BC 4267, 4269, 4277, 4278, 4281, 4340, 4341, 4342, 4342, 4343, 4349, 4110, 4134, 2…
Notes written by Katie O'Neill on back of photo: "Kitselas Canyon, B.C. Skeena River.; Mr. McIntosh was [piece missing] before that was [piece missing]; H.N. Boss Telegraph Opr.; Mrs. McIntosh Mr. McI [sic] was post master at Pt. Essington. They had a summer home at Kitsumkalum.; J.W. Wells; Mr. [Q? Lockerby?] person on HBC boots. I wonder if this is McIntosh. K On."
Written on the back of the photograph: "Govt Telegraph office Skeen Canyon B.C. A [?] operator. Please return this photo [piece missing] as possible [Arma-?]
'The Holy City' is actually Minskinish (now called Cedarvale). This mission was started by Rev. Robert Tomlinson and his wife, Alice.
It was called the Holy City because no one was permitted to dock or work on Sundays.