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City of Vancouver Archives postcard collection Steamboats With digital objects
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Entrance to Burrard Inlet[,] Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a postcard printed with an image of a Canadian Pacific Railway Company steamship moored at the wharf to the east of Pier "A," which is shown under construction. Buildings on the south shore of Brockton Point are visible in the image. This postcard includes personal correspondence. Sent to Miss Barrows of Prince Rupert from F.W. G. in Vancouver.

Looking N across harbour, Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a postcard printed with an image of the North Vancouver ferry dock in Vancouver Harbour. Passengers on foot and in cars are pictured disembarking from a ferry. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway dock is also shown; a steamship is moored on its west side. North Vancouver is visible in the distance.

T.S.S. Catala

Item is a postcard printed with an image of the T.S.S. Casala, a ship in the fleet of the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia, entering Vancouver Harbour. North Vancouver is pictured in the background.

U.S.S. "Camosum."

Item is a postcard printed with an image of the Camosun, a vessel in the Union Steamship Company's fleet of passenger ships serving the B.C. coast, entering Vancouver Harbour. The ship is pictured heading east, with the North Shore in the background.

[S.S. Beaver boiler ; S.S. Beaver at anchor in James Bay, Victoria]

Item is a postcard printed with two images. One image shows the boiler of S.S. Beaver at an outdoor display; the caption below this image reads, "Was wrecked July, 1888, at entrance to Burrard Inlet, B.C. Purchased and raised by C.C. Pilkey, Sept. 1906." The other image shows the S.S. Beaver at anchor in James Bay; the caption below this image reads, "S.S. Beaver at anchor in James Bay, Victoria[.] Photograph taken during her early days. Wrecked July [1888] at entrance to Burrard Inlet[.]" A hand-written note on the verso of this postcard reads, "Van B.C. March 1913[.] This [P.C.?] is also copyrighted in U.S.A. + Canada. [C.C.P.?]"