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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 of mountain scenery 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
Series No.
S2
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 of mountain scenery 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

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
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

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
Series No.
S3
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
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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
Series No.
S3
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions6987
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
Series No.
S3
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
Series No.
S3
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

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
Date Range
[1910-1922], 1950, 1953
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
architectural drawing
cartographic material
textual record
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created by or related to the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, particularly its role in and around the Smithers area. It is divided into three series: 1) Administrative records, including time books, distribution of labour procedure, table of spirals used on Mountain Division a…
{add= Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds Fonds No. BF2 Accession No: 1971.35, 1978.7, 1981.41, 1985.1, 1988.19, 1989.14, 2009.67, 2011.19, 2017.6, 2017.22, 2017.87, 2017.92, 2018.2, 2020.35 Physical Description: ~21.5 cm of textual record; 28 maps/blueprints Date Range: [1910-1928]; 1950
  1 Document  
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
architectural drawing
cartographic material
textual record
Fonds No.
BF2
Accession No.
1971.35
1978.7
1981.41
1985.1
1989.14
2011.19
2017.22
2017.6
2017.87
2017.92
2018.2
2020.35
Physical Description
~21.5 cm of textual record, 28 maps and blueprints
Date Range
[1910-1922], 1950, 1953
History / Biographical
Construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway commenced in 1905, under the direction of Charles Melville Hays. 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 records created by or related to the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, particularly its role in and around the Smithers area. It is divided into three series: 1) Administrative records, including time books, distribution of labour procedure, table of spirals used on Mountain Division an engineer trip ticket booklet, and a booklet of interior pole locations and functions, 2) Promotional materials, including two booklets of photographs related to the GTP, and 3) Maps and blueprints, including a map of the Smithers townsite and architectural blueprints for the Smithers railway station and water tanks.
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. July 2020: An unknown item (ephemera) from 2009.67 has been recorded as being part of this fonds, but no such item has been identified. All 2009.67 items are listed elsewhere as part of the Canadian National Railways fonds (GF2), so it is possible that the accession number was added to BF2 in error.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Documents

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Grand Trunk Pacific Railway water tower blueprints

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Date Range
1913-1914
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Scope and Content
19 reproduction blueprints for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway water tower. Purple in colour.
Collection
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Creator
Des Moines Bridge and Iron Co.
Pittsburgh Des Moines Steel Co.
Fonds No.
BF2
Series No.
S3
Accession No.
2020.35.6a-t
Physical Description
20 architectural drawings
Date Range
1913-1914
Custodial History
Donor information unknown. Map was kept on top of the map cabinet in the vault for an unknown period of time and left unaccessioned during the 2016-2018 archival reorganization. It was finally accessioned in early September 2020.
Scope and Content
19 reproduction blueprints for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway water tower. Purple in colour.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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.
P3626
Accession No.
997.51
Physical Description
1 Photograph: sepia; 14 x 8 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Notes
Man sitting in a Grand Trunk Pacific Engine. The number of the train is 95.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific railway construction

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Date Range
ca 1913
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
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4022
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 20.5 x 15.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
ca 1913
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
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4023
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 20 x 15.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway tracks in unidentified area

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Date Range
ca 1913
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
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4034
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 20 x 16 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Hazelton, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific dry dock, Prince Rupert, B.C.

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Date Range
ca 1913
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
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4055
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: sepia; 21 x 16 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

S.S. Prince Rupert of the Grand Trunk Pacific Line, Prince Rupert, B.C.

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Date Range
ca 1913
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
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4081
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 21 x 16 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1913
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway passing Smithers, B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions4186
Date Range
ca 1913
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
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4109
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 22 x 16.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1913
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
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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