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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
Creator
Unknown
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
Date Range
[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
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0253
Accession No.
1979.7.179
Physical Description
1 b&w postcard: 14 x 9 cm
Negative Number
F30
Date Range
[1914]
Custodial History
Bob Checkley
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Written on back of postcard: "L to Right 1914 (early) Smithers- 1) Eddie Hole railroad fireman- 2) Arthur Elliot [?] stenographer Grand Trunk Pacific 3) Bill Underhill - blacksmith (wind house) 4) Bob Checkley (self) clerk- 5) Yuen - chinese cook - 7) Harry Darling & son roundhouse foreman 6) Bud Fisher - accountant"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
1913-1917
Collection
Gilbert Clarke Killam fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
Gilbert Clarke Killam fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Name Access
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Fonds No.
PF26
Item No.
P1420
Accession No.
1985.17
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w glass negative; 17.5 x 12.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
1913-1917
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Notes
Location is unknown.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway trainwreck

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions1632
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions1635
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
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
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 information written on back of photo.
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0171
Accession No.
979.7.87
Physical Description
Sepia print: 10 x 6 cm
Negative Number
F24
Date Range
n.d.
Notes
Written on back: "Irma GTP loading train"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[1908-1910]
re-print, n.d.
Collection
The Johns Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
The Johns Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
W. P. Johns
Item No.
P0202
Accession No.
1979.7.121
Physical Description
B/w re-print: 5 x 7 cm
Negative Number
F26
Date Range
[1908-1910]
re-print, n.d.
Notes
Written on back: "Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad Crew 1908-10 outside bunkhouse. Probably near Bateman Landing. Dogs of Dr. W.P. Johns - need to pack medical supplies to crew\ Taken from original photos of Dr. W.P. Johns"
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[191-?]
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.
P0411
Accession No.
1979.7.355
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 14 x 8cm.
Negative Number
F202
Date Range
[191-?]
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Notes
Written on back "The pile in the [?] at the signal she is dropped splash with the machine again and so- until the pile top will come under the hammer of the driver. then they drive as we have see them back home. The crew is 8 men, an engineer (c.c.) and an extra. In action they have a language all their own". and dated "7/3/1979."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Smithers Grand Trunk Pacific roundhouse

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Date Range
February 9, 1915
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.
Creator
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Name Access
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0633
Accession No.
1981.13.676
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 15 x 9.5cm.
Negative Number
F50; F52; F53
Date Range
February 9, 1915
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
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 photograph contents.
Creator
John H. Ganis
Name Access
John H. Ganis
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0660
Accession No.
1981.27.710
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 17 x 12cm
Negative Number
F65
Date Range
n.d.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Notes
Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard frame.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[Circa 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
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Creator
Eva Smithers
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0680
Accession No.
1981.30.5
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 11.5 x 9cm.
Negative Number
None
Date Range
[Circa 1910]
Geographic Access
Winnipeg, MB.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific roundhouse construction

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Date Range
November 25, 1914
Collection
Gilbert Clarke Killam fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
Gilbert Clarke Killam fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photo caption.
Creator
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Name Access
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Fonds No.
PF26
Item No.
P1372
Accession No.
1985.17
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w glass negative; 17.5 x 12.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
November 25, 1914
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Photo is a modern reprint.
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
Name Access
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
Name Access
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
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
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1183
Accession No.
1982.32
Physical Description
1 postcard: b&w; 13.5 x 8.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
n.d.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Pacific, B.C.
Notes
Nichol Hotel can be seen in the background.
Written on back is: "To Alice. A Happy and Prosporous New Year to you my Friend. Sandy"
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

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway car being loaded.

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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
Creator
Unknown
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1869
Accession No.
1988.18.74
Physical Description
1 photo: b&w negative; 14 x 9 cm
Date Range
n.d.
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint made from the original negative.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

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