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Union Steamship Company of British Columbia fonds British Columbia
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Union Steamships Ltd. - aerial views - B.C. coast ports of call

Album contains professionally taken oblique-perspective photographs of the following ports-of-call along the B.C. coast: Alert Bay, Bowen Island, Bella Bella, Blind Channel, Blubber Bay, Bold Point - Quadra Island, Boswell Inlet, Britannia Beach, Brunswick Cannery, Butedale, Cape Caution, Campbell River, Carlisle Cannery, Church House, Claxton Cannery, Digby Island, Fairview Point - Kaien Island, Gibsons Landing, Granite Bay - Quadra Island, Granthams Landing, Halfmoon Bay, Heriot Bay - Quadra Island, Hidden Inlet Cannery, Hopkins Landing, Jap Inlet (later Hunt's Inlet) - Portier Island, Irvines Landing, Long Bay, Lund, Margaret Bay, New Brighton, Oceanic, Pitt Island, Porteau, Port Alexander, Port Belmont, Port Chester, Port Edward, Port Essington, Port Graves - Gambier Island, Port Irving, Port Neville, Port Simpson, Port Walter, Powell River, Prince Rupert, Roberts Creek, Quathiaski Cove, Redonda Bay, Rivers Inlet, Savary Island, Sechelt, Selma Park, Squamish, Squirrel Cove, Stillwater, Sunnyside Cannery, Swanson Bay, Tamagast Harbour, Topaz Harbour, Vananda, Wadhams, Woodfibre; and Alaska: Ketchikan, Metlakalta, Petersburg, Wrangell. Includes views of canneries, mining towns, Native villages, sawmills, pulp and paper mills, etc.

Union Steamships Ltd. - Photo Record - No. 2

Album contains photographs by professional photographers Ballentine and J. Weston of scenes along steamship routes. Locations include Alert Bay (B.C. Packers Store), Britannia Beach, Butedale, Telegraph Cove, and other unidentified coastal communities. Also shown are fishing and fish processing by Asian, European-Canadian, and Native workers. Other shots include cargo, scenic views, ship exteriors, and scenes of passengers aboard ship.

British Columbia

Item is a map showing cities and towns, smaller settlements, post offices, railways, roadways, trading posts, ferries, hospitals, telegraph lines, government agents' offices, mining and sub-mining recording offices, falls and rapids, drainage flow, and park, provincial, and international boundaries. An inset map shows the southern Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland area in greater detail. Item includes road, rail, and coastal distance tables, lists of administrative offices and their locations, and an index of post offices.

Southwestern districts

Part contains a commercial and visitors map of the southwestern land districts of British Columbia, encompassing Vancouver Island and the mainland from Seymour Inlet in the northwest to Black Pines in the northeast, extending south to Chiwaukum, Washington. Primary map shows settlements, government agent offices, mining and sub-mining recording offices, game reserves, customs posts, hospitals, ferries, campsites, golf courses, canneries, commercial air harbours, lighthouses, radio stations, motor boat refill stations, power sites, railways, roadways, trails, telegraph and telephone lines, steamship routes, topographic contour lines, and locations of falls and rapids. Text on the map provides information on land features and the presence of wild and farmed animals, and indicates current and possbile agricultural and industrial land use. Inset maps show the northern tip of Vancouver Island, Triangle Island and West and East Haycock Islands, and northwestern Washington State from Seattle to Centralia. A key map shows the location of the area covered by the main map in relation to the rest of North America.

South western British Columbia

Item is a map of southwestern British Columbia and northwestern Washington showing cities, municipalities, and settlements, post offices, government agents, railways, roads, ferry and steamship routes, air and seaplane ports, parks, campsites, glaciers, customs ports of entry, and elevations of mountains. Inset maps show the islands north of Cape Scott and the Seattle region. An small key map shows the primary map's location in relation to the rest of British Columbia and other maps published in the same series.

Preliminary map : Stikine River

Item is a map of the Stikine River region from Dease Lake in the north to Stewart in the south. Map shows land and timber surveys, government and First Nations reserves, mining division and international boundaries, government agents' offices, mining and sub-mining recording offices, post offices, villages, Hudson's Bay Company posts, telegraph lines, hospitals, schools, radio stations, triangulation stations, railways, roadways, bridges, falls and rapids, glaciers, and topographic contours.

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