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Vancouver Harbour Northshore Terminal [Railway]

Item is an amateur film showing the work of the S.S. Magoffin & Co. Limited Railway Contractors company during construction of the North Shore Terminal Railway in North Vancouver. Activities documented include the blasting and clearing of soil and rock with steam shovels, railway cars transporting and dumping soil over a trestle and men sawing railway ties. Includes many scenes of workers and other individuals, possibly including Vancouver Harbour Commissioners, footage of land owned by the B.C. Mills Timber and Trading Company Limited.

Vancouver Harbour, British Columbia

Item is a map adhered inside a leather presentation case made for Lord Tweedsmuir by the Vancouver Harbour Commissioners. The item was presented to Lord Tweedsmuir during a visit to Vancouver in 1936. Accompanying the map there is a booklet by the Vancouver Harbour Commissioners entitled "Interesting Facts about the Port of Vancouver" and a note to Henry "Budge" Bell-Irving from John Tweedsmuir. The map shows English Bay and Burrard Inlet with soundings in feet. Map shows district lots and street names from Lighthouse Park and the University of British Columbia to the border of the Municipality of Coquitlam. Includes inset maps of North Arm Burrard Inlet and Vancouver Island.