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Log cabin, Yukon Telegraph (from 40 years on the Yukon Telegraph Series)

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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.
P2441
Accession No.
984.2.1
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scan Resolution
300dpi
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Hazelton Pioneer Museum & Archives, pamphlets

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Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains pamphlets produced by the Hazelton Pioneer Museum & Archives, describing the Collins Russian-American and Yukon telegraph lines, Jean Jacques Caux (Cataline), the Hagwilget Bridges, and the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Hazelton Pioneer Museum & Archives
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 142
Accession No.
2000.65
2018.2
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
n.d.
Scope and Content
File contains pamphlets produced by the Hazelton Pioneer Museum & Archives, describing the Collins Russian-American and Yukon telegraph lines, Jean Jacques Caux (Cataline), the Hagwilget Bridges, and the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Subject Access
Collins Russian-American Telegraph Line
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Yukon Telegraph Line
Type of Record
Archival Description
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-FELT;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A spur consisting of a long, flat, iron brace which is 38 cm long and ends in a U-shaped bottom. At the top of the brace a thick leather strap runs through a metal loop and is closed by a buckle. On the strap there is a small square pad with a felt backing and a two leather loops which are riveted …
  2 Images  
Other Names
Climbing Spur
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MAINTENANCE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A spur consisting of a long, flat, iron brace which is 38 cm long and ends in a U-shaped bottom. At the top of the brace a thick leather strap runs through a metal loop and is closed by a buckle. On the strap there is a small square pad with a felt backing and a two leather loops which are riveted to the front. There is a metal loop on the one side of the U-shaped bottom and a sharp metal point on the other side.
Narrative
There are a pair of these spurs. The other one is labelled 1991.132.1
History Of Use
Equipment for the construction of telegraph lines for the Dominion Telegraph system.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-FELT;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Inscriptions
The back of the brace is stamped with a "4" and there is some indecipherable print near the top.
Length
47
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.132.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

Jack Hetherington and a helicopter pilot at the 8th Yukon Telegraph Line cabin in the Muckakoo Pass

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Date Range
September 1975
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.
P1095
Accession No.
1982.10
Physical Description
1 photogaph: col.; 13 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Scale
1533x1039
Date Range
September 1975
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Written on back: "8th cabin Muckakoo Pass Sept 75 helicopter pilot & J Heatherington where we found blankets"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

The telegraph office at Tyhee Lake, Telkwa, B.C.

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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.
P1285
Accession No.
1983.13
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 10x9cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Geographic Access
Telkwa, B.C.
Tyhee Lake
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Government Telegraph Office in Smithers with Sgt. Les Buchanan

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Date Range
1940-1954
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.
P1783
Accession No.
1988.12.1
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 19.5 x 25.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
1940-1954
Notes
Sgt. Les Buchanan standing in the doorway at the Government Telegraph Office in Smithers. Dates based on time Buchanon known to work for telegraph service.
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright may belong to the BC Archives
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Art Buchanan and friend's at his birthday party, standing by the side of the Government Telegraph Office on Main Street. Written in pen on the front: "Art's Birthday Party."

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Date Range
1940s
Collection
D0700-D0709
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
D0700-D0709
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Item No.
D0708
Physical Description
BW Print
Date Range
1940s
History / Biographical
Buchanan family photos
Notes
Art Buchanan, Government Telegraph Office, Main Street
Contextual information communicated by Jackie Hoskins
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Les Buchanan and friends standing in front of the Government Telegraph Office during Klondike Days. Written on the front: "Klondike Beards 1947;" written on the back: "2 Joe; 2 Quanstrom"

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Date Range
1947
Collection
D0700-D0709
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
D0700-D0709
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Item No.
D0709
Physical Description
BW Print
Date Range
1947
History / Biographical
Buchanan family photos
Notes
Contextual information communicated by Jackie Hoskins
Les Buchanan, Joe, Quanstrom, Government Telegraph Office, Klondike
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Point of connection, Grand Trunk Pacific Telegraph Lines, Fort Fraser, B.C.

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Date Range
April 17, 1914
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0251a
P0251b
Accession No.
1979.7.177
Physical Description
1 b&w reprint: 13 x 9 cm
1 b&w reprint: 25 x 20 cm
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F30; F31
Date Range
April 17, 1914
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Telegraph
Geographic Access
Fort Fraser, B.C.
Notes
On the back of P0251a is written: Erection of last telegraph pole between [?] and Prince Rupert in 1914 at Fort Fraser, B.C. Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
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 photograph contents and description on backside of photograph.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0458
Accession No.
1979.7.404
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 24.5 x 14.5cm.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F44
Notes
Written on back "[Geo?] Ayliffe & helpers on Telegraph trail." George Ayliffe with two unidentified Indigenous men. Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Men completing the telegraph line at Fort Fraser, B.C.

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Date Range
April 17, 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 photograph contents.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0462
Accession No.
1979.7.277
Physical Description
1 photograph: sepia; 14.5 x 8.5cm.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F45
Date Range
April 17, 1914
Geographic Access
Fort Fraser, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Same Subject matter as P0251.
Written on back "1914- Construction at Fort Fraser."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Telegraph office and operator at Kwinitsa, B.C., on the Skeena River

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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
Other Title Info
Title based on description written on backside of photograph.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0749
Accession No.
1982.2.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 11 x 9cm.
Date Range
n.d.
History / Biographical
There were cabins every 25-30 miles on the line. Operators got $150 per month plus trapping rights to their section. The line was activated in 1901 and was washed out by flood in 1936 and much of it wasn't ever repaired.
Geographic Access
Kwinitsa, B.C.
Skeena River
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
The telegraph has two long legs that hold the body 2.1 cm long with only one screw in one of the legs. The body of the object is 15.8cm long. The top of the object has 5 Cylinders; one is missing a round with grooved sides top. In the middle are two pieces of metal that are cut in the center so …
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Manufacturer
A Hearn & Soper
Manufacturer Notes
Manufacturer previously entered as Gelley, Lou-Allen, Marty
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
TELECOMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Ottawa, Ontario
Period or Date Notes
1901
Description
The telegraph has two long legs that hold the body 2.1 cm long with only one screw in one of the legs. The body of the object is 15.8cm long. The top of the object has 5 Cylinders; one is missing a round with grooved sides top. In the middle are two pieces of metal that are cut in the center so that three screws can be placed. There are holes on either sides of the screw. Beside the screws is a circular metal piece (2.5cm long) that has a neck (1cm long) to connect to a smaller circular metal piece ( 1.5cm long). There are some numbers and letter subscribed in the wood but they are too faded to read. On top are two little holes that have been filled with plastic.
Narrative
Heritage Club Project, October 1, 1973 B.V. Stories, Smithers, B.C., See-Moore Printing.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
4.6
Width
2.2
Length
15.1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.77.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
The telegraph has two long (12.2cm) legs that lift the object 2cm high. The top is grooved on all four sides. On the top of the flat surface there are five cylinder like objects on top. One cylinder is not fully screwed down. There are two holes with plastic fillers to protect the inside. The m…
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Manufacturer
A Hearn & Soper
Manufacturer Notes
previously entered as GELLEY,LOU-ALLEN,MARTY
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
TELECOMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Ottawa, Ontario
Period or Date Notes
1901
Description
The telegraph has two long (12.2cm) legs that lift the object 2cm high. The top is grooved on all four sides. On the top of the flat surface there are five cylinder like objects on top. One cylinder is not fully screwed down. There are two holes with plastic fillers to protect the inside. The middle has three bigger flat with grooves on each side of the screws. There are two flat pieces of metal protecting the screws. There is writing in the wood but it is to difficult to see.
Narrative
Heritage Club Project, October 1, 1973 B.V. Stories, Smithers, B.C. See-Moore Printing.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
4.6
Width
2.2
Length
15.1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.77.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
The bottom is made out of metal. The longer sides are 19cm long. The two end pieces have a hole in the centre of the metal. They are approx. 10cm long. The second layer is made out of wood, it is grooved just like the metal. Two of the sides are 18.5 cm. The two shorter sides are approx. 9.5 c…
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Manufacturer
A Hearn & Soper LImited
Manufacturer Notes
previously entered as Gelley, Lou-Allen, Marty, Ottawa Ontario
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
TELECOMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Ottawa, Ontario
Period or Date Notes
1901
Description
The bottom is made out of metal. The longer sides are 19cm long. The two end pieces have a hole in the centre of the metal. They are approx. 10cm long. The second layer is made out of wood, it is grooved just like the metal. Two of the sides are 18.5 cm. The two shorter sides are approx. 9.5 cm long. On top there are different shaped metal objects. In the middle on top there is a flat piece of metal connected to a hexagon shaped metal with two big holes cut out of it. There is a piece sticking out of the hexagon piece with a place to inset a screw. On one of the sides of the object there is a piece of metal plate screwed to the wood with writing on it. The only writing that is visible is "Ottawa, Ontario". On the side of that is two metal objects with flat heads and round thick bodies. Across from those is a metal object with a flat head, round thick middle with a long stem like body. On the other side of the hexagon there are two metal pieces with holes that come out of the wood. There's two holes drilled into the wood and a metal round thick body on a coiled object. Metal Plate on top reads A HEARN & SOPER LIMITED OTTAWA ONTARIO
Narrative
Heritage Club Project, October 1, 1973 B.V. Stories, Smithers B.C., See-Moore Printing.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
20.5
Width
3
Length
12
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.77.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-FELT;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A spur consisting of a long, flat iron brace which is 38 cm long and ends in a U-shaped bottom. At the top of the brace a thick leather strap runs through a metal loop and is closed by a buckle. On the strap is small square pad with a felt backing and two leather loops which are riveted to the fron…
  2 Images  
Other Names
Climbing Spur
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MAINTENANCE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A spur consisting of a long, flat iron brace which is 38 cm long and ends in a U-shaped bottom. At the top of the brace a thick leather strap runs through a metal loop and is closed by a buckle. On the strap is small square pad with a felt backing and two leather loops which are riveted to the front. There is a metal loop on the one side of the U-shaped bottom and a sharp metal point on the other side.
Narrative
ca 1860s
There are a pair of these spurs. The other one is labelled 1991.132.2
History Of Use
Equipment for the construction of telegraph lines for the Dominion Telegraph system.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-FELT;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Inscriptions
The back of the brace is stamped with a "4" and there is some indecipherable print near the top.
Length
47
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.132.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Date Range
December 1939
Collection
School District No. 54 fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
electronic record
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a newsletter produced by the students of the Smithers High School for December 1939.
{add= THE MOCCASI N TELEGRAPH Vol ume 1 - To. 2 S m i t h e r s Hi g h Sch o o l , De c . 8 , 19 3 9. P a g e l THE S T A F F E d i t o r - I n - C h ie f R o b e r t S t e p h e n s M a g a z i n e E d i t o r - - P a t C l a r k A s s i s t a n t E d i t o r s L o c
  1 Document  
Collection
School District No. 54 fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
electronic record
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on title of item.
Creator
Smithers High School
Fonds No.
GF3
Series No.
S1
Item No.
2017.135.2
Accession No.
2017.135
Physical Description
50 MB of textual records (PDF/A)
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
December 1939
Scope and Content
Item is a newsletter produced by the students of the Smithers High School for December 1939.
Subject Access
Smithers High School
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
The Moccasin Telegraph was produced every two months.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Documents

View Document

Read Online Download
Date Range
May 23, 1940
Collection
School District No. 54 fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
electronic record
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a newsletter produced by the students of the Smithers High School for December 1940.
{add= Graduation Number J u n e V o l . I - 1 9 4 0 - N o 4 Page 1 . THE MOCCASIN TELEGRAPH Vol. 1. No. 4------------- Smithers High School May 23, 1940. Page 2 This is an honor conferred upon few of the smaller high schools of the Province, and is a tribute
  1 Document  
Collection
School District No. 54 fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
electronic record
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on title of item.
Creator
Smithers High School
Fonds No.
GF3
Series No.
S1
Item No.
2017.135.3
Accession No.
2017.135
Physical Description
61 MB of textual records (PDF/A)
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
May 23, 1940
Scope and Content
Item is a newsletter produced by the students of the Smithers High School for December 1940.
Subject Access
Smithers High School
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
The Moccasin Telegraph was produced every two months.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Documents

View Document

Read Online Download

Operator Bill Graham and Lily Graham, Telegraph Point office

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Date Range
1909 or 1910
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.
P4238
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w;
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
1909 or 1910
Notes
Photograph is most likely a modern reprint.
Telegraph Point is in the Skeena-Queen Charlotte A, B.C., area
Written as an addendum by Katie O'Neill: "More like 1909 or 10 as they were at Kitselas in 1907 when Mt Royal was wrecked. Kt On"
Written on the back of the photograph: "Operator Bill Graham & Lily his wife taken at Telegraph Point office probably about 1907"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Government Telegraph office, Skeena Canyon, B.C.

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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
Parallel Title
Government Telegraph office, Kisalas Canyon, B.C.
Government Telegraph office, Kiselas Canyon, B.C.
Other Title Info
Title based on information provided on back.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4240
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 20 x 14.5 cm
Scan Resolution
1200 dpi
300 dpi
Date Range
n.d.
Geographic Access
Kitsalas Canyon, B.C.
Kitselas Canyon, B.C.
Skeena River
Notes
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-?]
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

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