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H.A. Price collection
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"Tigers" Rugby [team] Vancouver 1903-1904

Individuals identified as follows: Back row L-R: Wm Templeton, unidentified, Fraser (trainer), C. Watson, D. Ritchie, T.E. Price, Oliard Shoebotham, Chas Woodward; Middle row L-R: Jack Watson, unidentified, Bob Murray, Tom Botterill, Jim McConaghy (Cap), Bob O'Connor?, unidentified; Front row L-R: Bob Knight and Arthur Yates

Australian Cruiser New Zealand [HMS New Zealand]

Photograph shows HMS New Zealand anchored in Vancouver Harbour. A gift from the people of New Zealand to the Imperial Government, HMS New Zealand was on a ten month tour of the Dominions before joining the Grand Fleet.

CPR letters and telegrams : 1875, 1880-1904

File contains letters and telegrams from H.A. Abbott, general superintendent in Vancouver, to Van Horne, vice president of the CPR relating to construction works in British Columbia, congratulations for the arrival of the first through train at Port Moody in 1886, and the hospital site for Vancouver.

Chinese Detention Shed at Vancouver

Caption with the photograph: Contrary to common belief the C.P.R. did not import Chinese labor to build the Railway. The Chinese were imported by contractor Andrew Onderdonk, building through B.C. under contract to the Canadian Government. The C.P.R. took over the line later.

Collected photographs

Series contains photographs relating to several major construction projects for the Canadian Pacific Railway and miscellaneous photographs relating to the Price family and C.P.R. buildings. The series consists of five bound volumes of construction progress photographs and a 187 individual photographs covering a wide variety of subjects related to the Canadian Pacific Railway. Each bound volume of photographs contains progress photographs taken from a particular vantage point and collocated according site and chronology. Photograph subjects include the construction of the third CPR station, extension of Pier "A - B", construction of Pier "D", extension of Pier "D", construciton of Pier "B/C", construction of the Burrard St. viaduct, and the construction of the Sleeping, Dining, and Parlour Car Dept. Storage warehouse.

Customs form and photograph

File contains a customs certificate which certifies that a Chinese immigrant entering Vancouver in 1892 has paid the head tax. File also contains an 1890 photographic copy (CVA 153-2) of the old Vancouver Immigration Building known as detention shed at that time. File also contains a news clipping and a postcard.

False Creek Yards

Progress photograph for Westinghouse, Church, Kerr, & Co. of the Sleeping, Dining and Parlour Car Dept. Storage warehouse. Photograph shows warehouses, tracks and railcars

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