The Smithers Cafe was run by Stickney and Drummond and was between Second and Third Avenues on Main Street. It was still in a tent in 1913. The Tribune Office was built in 1912 and was later occupied by Beerda's Dry Goods. H.F. Noel was a grocer circa 1913.
Printed on front of photo: "Smithers B.C. Main St. from 2nd. Ave" "Killam" Looking east from 2nd Ave. Business include the A. Chisholm Hardware, Union Bank of Canada, Hobberlin Tailoring (Noel and Rock), Smithers Café, The Smithers Tribune, Mac's Clothing Store and J. Mason Adams.
Looking up Main Street from Broadway Avenue. Sargent's General Store, J. Mason Adams Drugstore, Smithers Cafe, The Smithers Tribune, Hobberlin Tailoring (Noel and Rock), City Bakery & Confectionery, Gray Jewellery Co., The Red Front Store General Merchandise, Wilcocks & Wolseley Real Estate & Insurance, and Palace Rooms can be seen in the photo.
Portion of Main Street, Smithers, looking down from the train station. Businesses incude the Empress News and J. Kennedy's Pool Room.
Epress News Co., Palace Rooms, Lynch Bros., J. B. Kennedy's Star Pool Room, and Frizzells can be seen in the photo, as well as signs for Kraus' Barber Shop and Baths, Peerless Cafe, and townsite agents for Grand Trunk Pacific Railway lots.