Alf Shattock in his First World War uniform. "Yours affectionatly, Alf, Oct. 1917. France." is written in the right hand courner.
At the Seaside
Maud Shattock and two friends enjoy the summer weather at a beach.
Athabasca Landing was a community 100 miles north of Edmonton. Walter McFarlane's crew passed through here on their way to survey the south Peace Country.
Bear Creek Settlement
"Hotel Breeden," on the east side of Bear Creek, was sold to the Argonaut Company to be surveyed for the village of Grande Prairie.
Brunswick Hotel, Edmonton
Travellers headed for the Peace Country often came to Edmonton by train and continued from there by horse or oxen.
Community of Hobos
During the Great Depression, unemployed men rode the rails searching for work. Here, a group of them are gathered around a campfire.
Correspondence & Postcards
The series consists of colour postcards, many of them sent to Maud Shattock from Harry Tuffill after he immigrated to Canada in 1906. Some of the cards are used for correspondence.
Walter McFarlane's crew cutting a survey trail on the banks of the Smoky River.