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Construction of bridge and dam powerhouse at Ruskin, British Columbia

Photograph depicts construction on a railroad bridge and Ruskin Dam Powerhouse at Ruskin, B.C.

Large square steel structure in middle right of image; wood shacks and locomotive engine in front of structure; retaining wall separating water from train tracks under construction; men in foreground fishing off of the shore; rocky hillside in background; stamped "LEONARD FRANK PHOTOS" in bottom right corner.

Sanderson and Co. investigation of the Second Narrows Bridge collapse, no. 118

Photograph depicts a documentary image for Sanderson and Co. of the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge (later renamed Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing)

Close up of distorted iron girders; industrial cable draped over iron; small metal ball attached to cable in front of image; "No 118" written in bottom left corner.

Sanderson & Co investigation of the Second Narrows Bridge collapse, no. 4

Photograph depicts a documentary image for Sanderson and Co. of the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge (later renamed Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing).

Close up of distorted iron girders and panels; bolt holes are empty; panel in right of image curved nearly in half; "No. 4" written in bottom left corner.

Lion's Gate Bridge, from Lumberman's Arch Pool, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the view of the North Shore from the swimming pool at Lumberman's Arch. The pool at Lumberman's Arch was filled and drained weekly by rising tides. In 1995, new regulations deemed the pool unsanitary and a water park was installed in its place.

Rocky shore and tidal fill pool with rock wall in foreground; winding seawall in left of image; ships passing under the Lion's Gate Bridge in middle of image; North Shore and Coast Mountains in background.

Lion's Gate Bridge from Brockton Point, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the Lion's Gate Bridge as seen from underneath the Brockton Point Lighthouse. Construction on the Lion's Gate Bridge started in 1937, partly in an effort to create jobs during the Great Depression. Construction also started in part because of the influence of the wealthy Guinness family who owned a great portion of the British Properties in West Vancouver. They wanted a bridge connecting West Vancouver to the city of Vancouver to increase the value of their properties. The bridge was complete in 1938 and officially dedicated in 1939 by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Man seen through archway, leaning against metal guardrail, looking into distance; Lion's Gate Bridge visible in background.

Lions Gate Bridge from Seawall, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the Lion's Gate Bridge as seen from the Stanley Park Seawall near the Figurehead of the Empress of Japan. Construction on Lion's Gate Bridge started in 1937, partly in an effort to create jobs during the Great Depression. Construction also started in part because of the influence of the wealthy Guinness family who owned a great portion of the British Properties in West Vancouver. They wanted a bridge connecting West Vancouver to the city of Vancouver to increase the value of their properties. The bridge was complete in 1938 and officially dedicated in 1939 by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Dirt path and paved rest area with benches in foreground of image; masthead from a ship in shape of dragon positioned in garden on rest area so that it faces the harbour; Lion's Gate Bridge spans background of image with three stack steamship passing on water.

Lion's Gate Bridge, Stanley Park entrance, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the Stanley Park entrance to the Lion's Gate Bridge. Construction on Lion's Gate Bridge started in 1937, partly in an effort to create jobs during the Great Depression. Construction also started in part because of the influence of the wealthy Guinness family who owned a great portion of the British Properties in West Vancouver. They wanted a bridge connecting West Vancouver to the city of Vancouver to increase the value of their properties. The bridge was complete in 1938 and officially dedicated in 1939 by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Angled view of suspension bridge; two pillars and lion statues at entrance to bridge; speed limit sign posted before entrance to bridge reads "SPEED LIMIT 25 MILES"; snow capped North Shore mountains in background; one stack steamer passing under bridge.

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