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[ R.M.S. Empress of Asia moored at the east side of Pier "A - B"]

Progress photograph for Westinghouse, Church, Kerr, & Co. of the CPR Vancouver Terminal Pier "A - B". Pier "A - B" became Pier "A" (with sections 1, 2, & 3) c. 1916. View is looking west from the roof-top of the second station. Photograph shows the Empress of Russia moored at Pier "B".

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.

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.

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