Circa 1920s Runaway of McNair logging engine (Walking Dudley?). Hollyburn Wharf West Vancouver at the foot of 17th Street, Hollyburn.
1910-1915 S.S. Britannia, at Bucaneer Bay, 1911. Built by Captain George Cates at his shipyard, foot of Hornby St. False Creek, circa 1900. Her engines were from the British Isles; her furnishings from Chicago. On her passenger deck her seats were upholstered in light maroon plush.
1911 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,...
Circa 1914 - 1915 West Vancouver Circa 1915 - 1915. Post Office (small building) and the Hollyburn General Store. "Navvy Jack's" old property is located on right at foot Lawson Ave.
1891 Picture of the first summer house on Prospect Point in Stanley Park. Originally this location was called Observation Point.
S.S. Empress of Japan passing through the Narrows. No roads.
Spring, 1888 Capilano Dam, Vancouver, Spring 1888, Built in 1888 by Vancouver Waterworks Company, incorporated 6 April 1886. People mentioned in description: G.A. Keefer Esq, C.E. ; Henry Bradley Smith Esq, C.E. ; H.F. Keefer ; Donald McGillivray Esq, M.C. ; T.C. Keefer Esq, C.M.G., C.E. ; H.B. Smith Esq, C.E....
... and garden may also have been the first. They returned to Ontario in 1877. Presented 1939 by Hiram W. Woodward, a nephew, 151 West 4th St, North Vancouver
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J.S.M.Text from top of photo:James Atkinson Woodward, 3rd child, born Pt Atkinson, 25 Apr 1876, was first white child born in West...
Circa 1890 W.J. Moore photo 11130. Copy of Photo of intake at Capilano Dam. Probably 1890.
Circa 1894 The first official pilot service for the port of Vancouver. The pilot cutter "Claymore" anchored off Skunk Cove before the pilot station was established. Pilot Bay or "Claymore Cove".
Circa 1894 View of a pilot station at Skunk Cove.
Circa 1900 S.S. "Charmer" enters First Narrows, circa. 1900. It was the only ferry steamer from Vancouver to Victoria with six trips per week. The voyage took eight hours. Smoke from a forest fire on Baby Mountain can also be seen. .Captain Rudlin, master. Presented 1962, by L.M. Bourne. 1195 W. 14th. J.S.M.
Unknown John Lawson, pioneer of West Vancouver. He, Mrs. Lawson and children were the first family to settle in West Vancouver. They occupied "Navvy Jack's" old cottage and land, now 17th Street, which had been pre-empted about 1872, by John Thomas, whose nickname was "Navvy Jack". The mother of this pony...
1909 to 1912 Marine Drive looking west from Eighteenth Street during the winter. On the right, the cleared land is the corner of the proposed "Hollyburn Golf Course", which was cleared from 16th to 18th, and from Marine Drive to Haywood Ave. The post beside nearest small tree, on the right, is thought to be...
1909 Grouse Mountain Hotel, a shack erected by W.J. McGuigan and companion of yellow cedar shakes. Windows, stove and equipment carried to mountain top on backs of Mr. McGuigan and companion.
1900 Point Atkinson Lighthouse 1900. (The original, built in 1874 was a tower standing alone.
1899 S.S Rothsay (or Rothesay) at Mannion's brickyard, Deep Cove, Bowen Island, circa 1899.
1909 A Grouse Mountain shack erected by W.J. McGuigan, the windows, stove, and equipment were all carried to the top. People in the photo include (L-R):- W.J. McGuigan, Miss Macfarlane, Miss Lucy McGeer, Mr. Jim McGeer, Miss N. McGeer, Miss Margaret Macfarlane, Miss Schwengers, Mr. Harry Austin, Miss...
1904 Outdoor marriage ceremony. Pictured people include:(1) Mrs. Annie Evalyn Hopcroft, nee Grant (bride)(2) Rev. Roland Grant, D.D. (father of the bride)(3) Mother of the bride (un-named)(4) Lieutenant William Dixon Hopcroft, R.N.R.(5) Orson Banfield(6) Mr. Montilius(7) Mrs. Montilius(8) Miss....
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