Print preview Close

Showing 24 results

Archival description
Vancouver Harbour Commissioners
Print preview View:

5 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

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.

Foot of Campbell Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. [Fisherman's Wharf complex]

File consists of architectural drawings of structures making up Fisherman's Wharf & associated market buildings. The drawings depict site plans, site profiles, floor plans, elevations, sections, details and an aerial perspective rendering of the site. Projects documented in the file include:

Design of wharves, fish sheds, , store/office/lavatories building, smoke house and ice storag building, 1930: LEG2285.03651 to .03657
Proposed smoke house & store building, 1931: LEG2285.03658 & .03659
Proposed addition to Fisherman's Wharf, 1938: LEG2285.03660 to .03662

Vancouver Harbour, British Columbia

Item is a nautical chart of Burrard Inlet, including the southern portions of the North Arm of Burrard Inlet. The map shows depth soundings, harbour anchorages, headlines, beacons, buoys, bells, piers and wharves. The map also shows lot numbers, municipal boundaries and major street names of the southern portion of North Vancouver and the northern portions of Point Grey, Kitsilano, Mt. Pleasant, Fairview, Hastings Townsite, Burnaby and Port Moody from the Coquitlam municipal boundary in the east to the western boundary of the Vancouver harbour (between Point Atkinson and Point Grey) in the west. The item also includes a key map showing the location of the Vancouver Harbour in relation to northwestern Washington and Vancouver Island and an inset map showing lots surrounding the north arm of Burrard Inlet to the Inlailawatash Indian Reserve.

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.

Second Narrows Dam : general plan

First map shows the "proposed V.H.C. terminal railway" route along the southern shore of False Creek, along the southern shore of Burrard Inlet, across Second Narrows and along the northern shore of Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver. The second map shows details of the proposed dam and locks at Second Narrows. The additional sheet outlines the estimated costs of the proposed dam and locks at Second Narrows.