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"Bannockburn" unloading at Prince Rupert, B.C.

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Date Range
September 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
Name Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1479
Accession No.
1987.1.16
Physical Description
1 Photograph: sepia; 24 x 19 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
September 1910
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Notes
1 photograph: b&w; 17.5 x 12.5 cm; reprint from original sepia which is badly damagesd Workers unloading steel rails at the docks in Prince Rupert, 6000 tons of rail and enough for 240 miles of railroad. Info written on back in pencil. Also noted "Property G.T.P." Freighter name: "Bannockburn" Date and cargo confirmed by Sept. 19, 1910 edition of "The Prince Rupert Optimist" on front page
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck

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Date Range
October 1940
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.
P0870
Accession No.
1982.8
Physical Description
1 photograph: 5.4 x 7.8 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
October 1940
History / Biographical
5 perished on October 19, 1940, in the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck at the then flooded Lorne Creek, near Pacific, B.C, which had washed out the train tracks. John (Jack) Calvin Carpenter (engineer), Sylva (Sam) Joseph Mayer (fireman), J.S. Thom (of Hazelton), P. Sterrit (of Kitwanga), and Otto Thom (New Hazelton)
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Lorne Creek, B.C.
Pacific, B.C.
Related Material
P870-874
Notes
History from Bulkley Valley Stories, pp. 133-134.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck

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Date Range
October 1940
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 information written on back.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0871
Accession No.
1982.8
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 7.9 x 5.4
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
October 1940
History / Biographical
5 perished on October 19, 1940, in the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck at the then flooded Lorne Creek, near Pacific, B.C, which had washed out the train tracks. John (Jack) Calvin Carpenter (engineer), Sylva (Sam) Joseph Mayer (fireman), J.S. Thom (of Hazelton), P. Sterrit (of Kitwanga), and Otto Thom (New Hazelton)
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Lorne Creek, B.C.
Pacific, B.C.
Related Material
P0870 - P0874
Notes
Historical information from Bulkley Valley Stories, pp. 133-134.
Written on back: "Train Wreck. Carpenter, Mayer and 1 other killed. O. Hanson escaped."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck

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Date Range
1940
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.
P0872
Accession No.
1982.8
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 7.8 x 5.4 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1940
History / Biographical
5 perished on October 19, 1940, in the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck at the then flooded Lorne Creek, near Pacific, B.C, which had washed out the train tracks. John (Jack) Calvin Carpenter (engineer), Sylva (Sam) Joseph Mayer (fireman), J.S. Thom (of Hazelton), P. Sterrit (of Kitwanga), and Otto Thom (New Hazelton)
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Lorne Creek, B.C.
Pacific, B.C.
Related Material
P0870-P0874
Notes
Historical information from Bulkley Valley Stories, pp. 133-134.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck

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Date Range
1940
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.
P0873
Accession No.
1982.8
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 7.8 x 5.4 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1940
History / Biographical
5 perished on October 19, 1940, in the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck at the then flooded Lorne Creek, near Pacific, B.C, which had washed out the train tracks. John (Jack) Calvin Carpenter (engineer), Sylva (Sam) Joseph Mayer (fireman), J.S. Thom (of Hazelton), P. Sterrit (of Kitwanga), and Otto Thom (New Hazelton)
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Lorne Creek, B.C.
Pacific, B.C.
Related Material
P0870-P0874
Notes
Historical information from Bulkley Valley Stories, pp. 133-134.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Slanted track from Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck

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Date Range
1940
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.
P0874
Accession No.
1982.8
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 10.8 x 6.1 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1940
History / Biographical
5 perished on October 19, 1940, in the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck at the then flooded Lorne Creek, near Pacific, B.C, which had washed out the train tracks. John (Jack) Calvin Carpenter (engineer), Sylva (Sam) Joseph Mayer (fireman), J.S. Thom (of Hazelton), P. Sterrit (of Kitwanga), and Otto Thom (New Hazelton)
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Lorne Creek, B.C.
Pacific, B.C.
Related Material
P0870-P0874
Notes
Historical information from Bulkley Valley Stories, pp. 133-134.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Blueprint map showing main travelled waterways North of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

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Date Range
n.d.
Collection
Cronin Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Collection
Cronin Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Other Title Info
Range 5 coast district B.C.
Creator
S.C. Weston
Fonds No.
PF11
File No.
OS 15
Item No.
1985.1.39
Accession No.
1985.1
Physical Description
1 architectural drawing
Material Details
Scale 1 inch: 4 miles
Date Range
n.d.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description

Group of workers outside of the Smithers Grand Trunk Pacific Railway roundhouse

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Date Range
1910s or 1920s
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
Harold J. Jackson
Name Access
Jackson, Harold J.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6440
Accession No.
1989.46
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 15x11cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1910s or 1920s
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Man in front on the far right is identified as Stan Heavysides.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Map of the central section of British Columbia showing the country served by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

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Date Range
1911
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Creator
Poole Bros.
Fonds No.
BF2
File No.
OS 19
Item No.
2017.92.2
Accession No.
2017.92
Physical Description
1 map
Material Details
Scale 1 inch:1/4 mile
Date Range
1911
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description

The Grand Trunk Pacific Development Co. Ltd. Smithers townsite

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Date Range
April 4, 1917
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
  1 Document  
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Parallel Title
Subdivision of N.W. 1/4 Sec. 30, S.W. 1/4 Sec. 31, Lot 5289, Lot 1053, S1/2 Lot 865 Twp. 4, Rge. 5, Coast District B.C.
Other Title Info
Range 5 coast district, British Columbia
Fonds No.
BF2
Item No.
2017.87.1
Accession No.
2017.87
Physical Description
1 map
Material Details
Scale 1 inch: 300 feet
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
April 4, 1917
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Documents

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Smithers station for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

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Date Range
September 9, 1918
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Creator
J. A. Heaman
Fonds No.
BF2
File No.
OS 20
Item No.
2017.6.2
Accession No.
2017.6
Physical Description
1 map
Material Details
Scale 1/8 inch: 1 foot
Date Range
September 9, 1918
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Smithers station for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

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Date Range
September 9, 1918
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Creator
J. A. Heaman
Fonds No.
BF2
File No.
OS 20
Item No.
2017.6.3
Accession No.
2017.6
Physical Description
1 map
Material Details
Scale 1/8 inch: 1 foot
Date Range
September 9, 1918
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Mechanical department yard map for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

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Date Range
July 29, 1913
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Creator
J. G. Legrand
Fonds No.
BF2
File No.
OS 24
Item No.
1990.173.1
Accession No.
1990.173
Physical Description
1 architectural drawing
Material Details
Scale 1/4 inch: 1 foot
Date Range
July 29, 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
[1910-1922]
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a administrative records, including time books, distribution of labour procedure, table of spirals used on Mountain Division and an engineer trip ticket booklet related to the GTP Railway station in Smithers, B.C. Records also include a tourist booklet, blueprints of the interior …
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
BF2
Accession No.
1971.35
1978.7
1981.41
1985.1
2009.67
2011.19
2017.22
2017.6
2017.87
2017.92
2018.2
Physical Description
19 cm of textual record
Date Range
[1910-1922]
History / Biographical
Construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway commenced in 1905, under the direction of Charles Melville Hay. The present site of Prince Rupert was selected as the Pacific terminal and the community to be known as Smithers was made a station on the line. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was taken over by the federal government in 1919 and eventually became a part of the Canadian National Railways system.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a administrative records, including time books, distribution of labour procedure, table of spirals used on Mountain Division and an engineer trip ticket booklet related to the GTP Railway station in Smithers, B.C. Records also include a tourist booklet, blueprints of the interior of the Smithers Station, as well as the exterior, and plans for a GTP water tank.
Arrangement
Records were rearranged intellectually in September 2016 by Manda Haligowski to better reflect archival standards and to improve accessibility. Series #3 added by SK and WC October 2003. Series #4 added by SK, JY and WC November 1, 2003.
Notes
November 2016: Prince Rupert Terminus of the GTP book cover (1988.19) has been transferred to the Prince Rupert Archives.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Smithers Grand Trunk Pacific Photo Album Case

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Description
Red leather photo album with the words "SMITHERS GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC TOWN" written in gold on the front. The picture pages tie in the side. The photos that were in this originally are P2596-P2623.
  2 Images  
Artist or Maker
W. J. Wilson.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
TIMEKEEPING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Red leather photo album with the words "SMITHERS GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC TOWN" written in gold on the front. The picture pages tie in the side. The photos that were in this originally are P2596-P2623.
History Of Use
This book was the property of W.J. Wilson of Wetuskiwin, Alta. Donated by his son George Wilson of Wetuskiwin, Alta.
Width
21
Length
14
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1985.12.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

Views of the Canadian Rockies on the line of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (Yellowhead pass route)

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Date Range
[before 1922]
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a booklet of photographs taken along the Yellowhead pass route via the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Creator
The Valentine & Sons United Publishing Coy., Limited
Fonds No.
BF2
Accession No.
2018.2
Physical Description
1 booklet
Date Range
[before 1922]
Publication
The Valentine & Sons United Publishing Coy., Limited
Scope and Content
Item is a booklet of photographs taken along the Yellowhead pass route via the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description

Smithers house built by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in 1915

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Date Range
ca 1960s
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 information provided by the donor
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6280
Accession No.
2011.19
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 9.5 x 7 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1960s
History / Biographical
Grandfather of the donor lived in this house and was superintendant for the GTP.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Log house built by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in 1915

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Date Range
ca 1990s
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 information provided by the donor
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6281
Accession No.
2011.19
Physical Description
1 photograph; col.; 12 x 9cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1990s
History / Biographical
Grandfather of the donor lived in this house and was superintendant for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Written on back of photograph: "Smithers, MacDonald house, 3 ave and King St."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[1920s]
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.
C1
Item No.
P3564
Accession No.
1996.172.1
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
[1920s]
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Hazelton, B.C. Transportation before the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

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Date Range
before 1914
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph features an unidentified indigenous woman with four pack dogs.
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photo caption.
Creator
William Walter Wrathall
Name Access
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0845
Accession No.
1982.7
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 14.4 x 9.1 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
before 1914
Custodial History
Photo was most likely collected by Neil Brodie.
Scope and Content
Photograph features an unidentified indigenous woman with four pack dogs.
Geographic Access
Hazelton, B.C.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Written on back in pen: "N. Brodie"
Written on front: "Hazelton, B.C. Transportation before the G.T.P."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

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