- JAS jas-2543
The collection consists of photographs of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway including views of the Jasper station, and the railyard, employees, railroad construction, the first train coast to coast and views of the Jasper townsite. The collection also consists of a series of photographs of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railways engineers camp, mile 156, BC (1910-1914). Shown are the buildings, a bear cub and some of the people there at the time, including; George A. Brown, Mrs. F. J. George, Flave George Jr., Mary George, Margaret George, Mr. F.W. Hindle and [Mrs. Roe]. Also included in this series are photographs of the GTP engineer's boat, "The Bald Faced Horse", on the Fraser River [191-] and railroad construction west of Jasper [ca 1911]. The collection also consists of photographs of railroad accidents (nd) and the last passenger train through Jasper (1981). Passenger train service was later restored.
Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector