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Arrival of 1st Can. Pacific Train, May 1887

Photograph depicts the arrival of the first Canadian Pacific Train in Vancouver.

Crowd gathered on wood platform on stilts over water; train decorated with wreaths of flowers to right of train; rail causeway over water in centre of image; mill and forested area in background.

Arrival of 1st Can. Pacific Train, May 1887, with captioning written by Major Matthews, Vancouver City Archives

Photograph depicts the first Canadian Pacific Train in Vancouver.

Crowd gathered on wood platform on stilts over water; train decorated with wreaths of flowers to right of train; rail causeway over water in centre of image; mill and forested area in background.

Large caption written across top of image.

Note: Date of 1887 originally noted must be a mistake as Leonard Frank did not arrive on the west coast of North America, and more specifically in Vancouver or Victoria, until 1894. See "An Enterprising Life: Leonard Frank Photographs 1895 - 1944" by Cyril E. Leonoff.

B.C. Electric Plant, Ruskin, B.C.

Photograph depicts construction on Ruskin Dam.

Blurred locomotive passing through middle of image on raised railway tracks; two storey steel frame structure in middle of image, connected to bridge; outbuildings on top of hill in background.

B.C. Electric Railway line, Ruskin, B.C.

Photograph depicts construction on Ruskin Dam.

Railway tracks in foreground of image; river and dam being blasted into rock face in middle of image; meandering river in background.

Labeled 13204 in bottom right corner.

B.C. Electric Railway line, Ruskin, B.C.

Photograph depicts construction on Ruskin Dam.

Railway tracks, bridge, and river in right of image; dam being blasted into rock face in middle of image; meandering river in background.

Labeled 13203 in bottom left corner.

Building of the White Pass and Yukon Route

Colour Ektachrome 35mm slide depicts a building of the White Pass and Yukon Route, a railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Yukon's capital, Whitehorse. It was built for the Klondike Gold Rush and is operated by many companies including the British Yukon Navigation Company depicted on the sign of the building.

Note: Colour adjusted on JPEG.

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