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Abandoned mining equipment at Coal Creek

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Date Range
July 18, 1987
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of unidentified mining machinery at the former site of Coal Creek Mine. Taken during an expedition to the site in 1987.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4697
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 18, 1987
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year.
Scope and Content
Photograph of unidentified mining machinery at the former site of Coal Creek Mine. Taken during an expedition to the site in 1987.
Type of Record
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Chettleburgh family photo

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Date Range
1928
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Chettleburgh family in 1928. From left to right are Francis Bell, Terrence Robins (about 13), Grace Helen, and Desmond Francis (about 14). Likely taken in Prince George.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4693
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1928
History / Biographical
Francis Bell Chettleburgh (1884-1963) was a mining engineer who prospected for coal and petroleum throughout the Omineca District in the early 1900s. He married Grace Helen Day (1885-1875) in 1913; their sons Desmond and Terrence were born while the family was living in Telkwa in the 1910s. The Chettleburghs moved to Prince George around 1920.
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Chettleburgh family in 1928. From left to right are Francis Bell, Terrence Robins (about 13), Grace Helen, and Desmond Francis (about 14). Likely taken in Prince George.
Type of Record
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Coal Creek mine

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Date Range
[1928; 1987-1997]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
graphic material
Scope and Content
Series includes research done by Septer regarding the location of a diamond drill in the Coal Creek area. Records include correspondence, essay drafts, notes and photocopies of maps.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
9 photographs: b&w
4 photographs: col.
8 negatives: b&w
12 colour slides
Date Range
[1928; 1987-1997]
Custodial History
It appears that the items were originally donated by Dirk Septer in 1991 but were renumbered during an inventory of the archives in 2004. The negatives were found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Series includes research done by Septer regarding the location of a diamond drill in the Coal Creek area. Records include correspondence, essay drafts, notes and photocopies of maps.
Notes
Black and white photographs are modern reprints.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Dirk Septer collection

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions7091
Date Range
[1910-1997]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
graphic material
cartographic material
Scope and Content
Fonds depicts Dirk Septer's research interests, including the dissolution of Walcott, B.C. and a diamond drill located near Coal Creek. Records include biographical information on residents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, hand written notes, photographs, and a sketched map of Walcott, B.C.
Dirk Septer collection Fonds No. C3 Physical Description: 6 cm of textual record; 10 b&w reprints; 4 colour photographs; 1 sepia photographs; 12 colour slides; 1 map Date Range: [1910-1997] Administrative History/Biographical Sketch Dirk Septer is an aviation historian and photographer who focuses
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
graphic material
cartographic material
Fonds No.
C3
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
9 b&w photographs
4 colour photographs
8 b&w negatives
12 colour slides
1 map
Date Range
[1910-1997]
History / Biographical
Born and raised in the Netherlands, Dirk Septer moved to Canada in 1973 after serving in the Royal Netherlands Air Force. He is an aviation historian and photographer who focuses on the West Coast and the Canadian Arctic. Dirk has published many articles in aviation magazines in and was the lead investigator in the television documentary Lost Nuke, which first aired on the Discovery Channel in 2004. Dirk is a former director and vice president of the Bulkley Valley Museum Society and now lives on Cortes Island, BC. For more detailed information, see finding aid.
Custodial History
Records were collected by Dirk Septer while researching local history and donated to the Archives in the 1990s. They appear to have been given a new accession number when being arranged in 2004.
Scope and Content
Fonds depicts Dirk Septer's research interests, including the dissolution of Walcott, B.C. and a diamond drill located near Coal Creek. Records include biographical information on residents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, hand written notes, photographs, and a sketched map of Walcott, B.C.
Arrangement
Records were arranged rudimentarily in 2004 by Jane Young and fully described in February 2017 by Manda Haligowski.
Type of Record
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Dirk Septer holding old mining equipment at Coal Creek

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Date Range
July 18, 1987
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dirk Septer holding an unidentified piece of mining equipment. Taken during an expedition to the former site of Coal Creek Mine in 1987.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4699
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 18, 1987
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dirk Septer holding an unidentified piece of mining equipment. Taken during an expedition to the former site of Coal Creek Mine in 1987.
Notes
Object is marked "Canadian Fairbanks Co. Ltd." This company, founded in 1905, manufactured and sold tools and machinery such as engines, pumps, scales, saws, lathes, drill presses, and tractors. It retained the Canadian Fairbanks name until 1963.
Type of Record
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Dirk Septer with cable wheel at Coal Creek

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Date Range
July 18, 1987
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dirk Septer squatting next to an old cable wheel. Taken during an expedition to the former site of Coal Creek Mine in 1987.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4695
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 18, 1987
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dirk Septer squatting next to an old cable wheel. Taken during an expedition to the former site of Coal Creek Mine in 1987.
Type of Record
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Dirk Septer with unknown equipment at Coal Creek

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11238
Date Range
July 18, 1987
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dirk Septer sitting next to an old piece of equipment (possibly a train funnel?). Taken during an expedition to the former site of Coal Creek Mine in 1987.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4696
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 18, 1987
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dirk Septer sitting next to an old piece of equipment (possibly a train funnel?). Taken during an expedition to the former site of Coal Creek Mine in 1987.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Man standing near No. 4 seam portal at Coal Creek Mine

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11232
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of an unidentified man standing beside the entrance to No. 4 seam at Coal Creek Mine.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4690
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
1 b&w print
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year. Negative was found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Photo of an unidentified man standing beside the entrance to No. 4 seam at Coal Creek Mine.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Map sketch of Walcott, B.C.

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Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S1
File No.
OS 20
Item No.
2004.63.43
Accession No.
2004.63
Geographic Access
Walcott, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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No. 2 seam portal at Coal Creek Mine

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11231
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of the entrance to No. 2 seam at Coal Creek Mine.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4689
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
1 b&w print
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year. Negative was found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Photo of the entrance to No. 2 seam at Coal Creek Mine.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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No. 5 seam portal at Coal Creek Mine

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11230
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of the entrance to No. 5 seam at Coal Creek Mine.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4688
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
1 b&w print
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year. Negative was found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Photo of the entrance to No. 5 seam at Coal Creek Mine.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Pack train near Coal Creek Mine

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Date Range
1922
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a 5-horse pack train next to a log cabin near Coal Creek Mine. Back of photo says "D.D. pack train 1922, Coal Pit Ck."
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4691
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
1 b&w print
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1922
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year. Negative was found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Photo of a 5-horse pack train next to a log cabin near Coal Creek Mine. Back of photo says "D.D. pack train 1922, Coal Pit Ck."
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Pick and shovel in a Coal Creek Mine shaft

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11229
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a shovel and pickaxe in a mine shaft in No. 1 seam, Coal Creek Mine. The different layers of rock are clearly visible in the background.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4687
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
1 b&w print
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year. Negative was found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Photo of a shovel and pickaxe in a mine shaft in No. 1 seam, Coal Creek Mine. The different layers of rock are clearly visible in the background.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Three log buildings at Coal Creek Mine

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11234
Date Range
1922
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of three log cabins amongst the trees near Coal Creek Mine.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4692
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
1 b&w print
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1922
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year. Negative was found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Photo of three log cabins amongst the trees near Coal Creek Mine.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Three men standing atop No. 3 seam portal, Coal Creek Mine

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Date Range
[early-to-mid 1930s]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of three men standing on top of the entrance to No. 3 seam at Coal Creek Mine. Desmond Chettleburgh, son of mining engineer/prospector Francis Bell Chettleburgh, is at the far right.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4694
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w photograph
1 b&w negative
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[early-to-mid 1930s]
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year. Negative was found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Photograph of three men standing on top of the entrance to No. 3 seam at Coal Creek Mine. Desmond Chettleburgh, son of mining engineer/prospector Francis Bell Chettleburgh, is at the far right.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint. Date based on approximate age of Desmond Chettleburgh (1914-1938).
Type of Record
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Two men in a mining car at No. 1 seam portal, Coal Creek Mine

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11228
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of two unidentified men seated in a mining cart at the No. 1 seam entrance to Coal Creek Mine.
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S2
File No.
9
Item No.
P4686
Accession No.
1991.226
2004.63
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
1 b&w print
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1920s-1930s?]
Custodial History
Item was donated in 1991 by Dirk Septer (c/o Will Tompson) and later given a 2004 accession number during an inventory of the archives in that year. Negative was found in collections in February 2021.
Scope and Content
Photo of two unidentified men seated in a mining cart at the No. 1 seam entrance to Coal Creek Mine.
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Walcott, B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions5388
Date Range
[1910-1991]
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
graphic material
cartographic material
Scope and Content
Series includes research conducted by Septer regarding the town Walcott, B.C., which eventually dissolved. Septer was especially interested in the closure of the Canadian National Railway station, the Walcott school and the post office. Records include deeds and titles, correspondence, sketches, no…
Collection
Dirk Septer collection
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
graphic material
cartographic material
Fonds No.
C3
Series No.
S1
Accession No.
2004.63
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
1 map
Date Range
[1910-1991]
Scope and Content
Series includes research conducted by Septer regarding the town Walcott, B.C., which eventually dissolved. Septer was especially interested in the closure of the Canadian National Railway station, the Walcott school and the post office. Records include deeds and titles, correspondence, sketches, notes, maps, photographs, and newspaper clippings, most of which are photocopies.
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