McNair Fraser Logging Camp


Description
Creator:
Cairns, W.J.
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Joseph Gregson, pioneer logger, Garden Bay, wrote to J.S. Matthews, 9th November, 1963 at the McNair Fraser Logging camp in West Vancouver, up on Hollyburn Ridge. The "Walking Dudley" was the only engine of its kind in B.C. It was bolted onto a flat car, and ran on rails the same as a locomotive, and hauled itself up and down the steep hill by cables on a special drum.
Date of Original:
1911
Date Of Event:
1911
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Vancouver City Archives
Local identifier:
0024.VCA
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • British Columbia, Canada
    fltLatitude: 49.39966
    Latitude: 49.39966 Longitude: -123.18596
Copyright Statement:
Public domain.
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Copyright Holder:
Vancouver City Archives
Location of Original:
Vancouver City Archives
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned July 2011 using Epson Perfection V700 Photo at 300dpi and 100% of original image size. Alternate Versions: Lossless TIF from original scan at 300dpi and 100% of original print. W19 x H13 cm black & white print on photo paper.VCA number: LOG.N.34.P.50
Contact
West Vancouver Memorial Library
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1950 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC V7V 1J8
604-925-7400

McNair Fraser Logging Camp




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McNair Fraser Logging Camp


Joseph Gregson, pioneer logger, Garden Bay, wrote to J.S. Matthews, 9th November, 1963 at the McNair Fraser Logging camp in West Vancouver, up on Hollyburn Ridge. The "Walking Dudley" was the only engine of its kind in B.C. It was bolted onto a flat car, and ran on rails the same as a locomotive, and hauled itself up and down the steep hill by cables on a special drum.