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Archive Pictures 1, 2, 3, 4
Aerial Picture, ca1950's
Founder, George Little
Hotel-Motel History
Town Plan, Oct 1911

Terrace Calcium Products Ltd.
Terrace Co-op Garden Centre
Grand Trunk Pathway
Cramer St History
Ferry Island
Relay for Life, May 3, 2008
Terrace-Kitimat Airport
Hospital- Early Doctors
Child Development Centre
Terrace Area War Memorial

Private Berger War Mystery

No 1, Armoured Train, WWII
WWII Mutiny
Military Headstones
Logging Archives
Water Towers / Reservoirs
Dairy History
Kitsumgallum Cemetery
Braun's Island
Hatt Brothers Store
Lanfear Hill
Kitsumkalum School
Albert & McCaffery Ltd.
Gordon & Anderson Ltd.

Prince Rupert
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Albert & McCaffery Ltd
BC Govt. Court House
City Halls
Fire Department
Funeral Directors
Gordon & Anderson Ltd.
Grand Trunk Pacific, Page 1 - 2
GTP Steamships-SS Prince- Rupert/George
Hotel History
Lindsay's Cartage & Storage
Miller Bay Hospital
Post Office History
Prince Rupert Dry Dock
Prince Rupert Riots

Seal Cove
Watson Island
First Around the World Flight
Rupert Area Cemeteries

Dodge- Hospital Island
Digby Island

North West BC Area
Aiyansh Tseax Volcano Cone
Alice Arm
Anyox 1, 2, 3
Barrett Lake
Bateman's Landing
Cedarvale / Minskinish
Copper City
Evelyn Station
Falls River Hydro Dam (Pr Rupert)
Fiddler Creek
Hanall Point
Hazeltons- Old / New / South
Kemano / Kitimat, mid 1950's
Kitselas- (Old Town/ Canyon)
Kitsumkalum Lake
Lakelse Lake Valley
Lorne Creek
Nass Camp
North Bulkley
Port Edward
Port Essington
Prince Rupert
Quick Station
Skeena City
Skeena Crossing

Cassiar District
Glenora Landing
Lake House
Laketon/Lake Town

Porter Landing/ Thibert Creek
Telegraph Creek

North Coast
Ethelda Bay (DOT site)
Fort / Port Simpson

Georgetown Mills/ Georgetown
Woodcock's Landing

Skeena / Bulkley Pioneers
Arthur Lee Clore
Michaud Brothers
George Albert Kerr
John "David" Stuart
Rev. Thomas Jabez Marsh
James Darius Wells
Frank Lazelle

Frederick "Fred" Hampton
James Kelso Gordon
Frank Phiscator Jr. and Sr.
Oscar Olander / Paul Brodin
Dennis Tulley Christopher

Joel "Joe" Trulson
Samuel Arden Singlehurst
John Arthur Clark King Sealy
William Binnie "Tom" Forrest
Clair Leon Morris Giggey
Charles Merson "Charlie" Adam
Mrs Lanfear, Miss French

Grand Trunk Pacific History
GTP Railway Station Index

GTP Railway Contractors
GTP Railway Medical Service
Grand Trunk Pacific, Page 1 - 2
GTP Steamships-SS Prince Rupert
Foley, Welch and Stewart
Dr. William Percy Johns
Dr. Seymour Traynor
Daniel Joseph Dempsey
Edwin G. Russell
Adolph Butze
Frank Watrous Morse
George Alexander McNicholl
Joseph Frederick "Fred" Ritchie
Ernest Joseph Rowley
Allan Cameron Aldous
William Pitt Murray
Henry H. Brewer
Dr. Francis James Ewing
Western Canadian Immigration Association

Dominion Government Telegraph
Dominion Telegraph System
John Theodore Phelan

Enoch Roscoe Lukens Jones
Hugh Bernard Ashton Birch
Thomas Howard Walsh
John Franklin Richardson

Sternwheeler History
Capt. William Francis Madden
SS Mount Royal Sinking

Capt. George Hamilton Ritchie

SS Princess Norah

SS Prince Rupert / Prince George

Misc Pages
Misc History Info
BC Tel Northern District History
Various Pictures, Northern BC

Skeena River Photos
Copper River Bridge
Russian Stone Fort Mystery
North Route Service Center

Ski Hill History
BC Coastal Airline History
NW BC Logger's Memorial, Usk
Usk Pioneer Chapel
Usk Ferry Page
Forestry Lookouts
Kitselas Tunnel Explosion
New Zealand Moose?
Bear Glacier

1978 Flood, Northwest BC
Sunsets, Mountains, Lakes, Creeks
Reg German Anyox Archive Photos
Robert Ridley
Arthur Marsden "Art" Priestley
Monckton Family
Postcard Photographers
Patrick Joseph Ryan
Oolichan Fish

Vancouver Island
Logging Archive Pictures

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Terrace BC
 Archive Pictures

Lanfear Hill, McRae Cres. area, ca 1989

Courtesy Ron Anderson Collection

Aerial of Keith Ave BC Tel building, ca 1989
Courtesy Ron Anderson Collection
BC Tel, Keith Ave.
Courtesy Brian Wolfe Collection

Highway view near Terrace, ca 1989

Courtesy Ron Anderson Collection

Aerials from Copper Mountain
Courtesy Ron Anderson Collection

Hydro Building on Keith Ave
Courtesy Brian Wolfe collection

Nice aerial View of Terrace, Ferry Island, Bridges, from the south
Courtesy Brian Wolfe Collection

Aerial, Thornhill
Intersection Highway 16 and Old Lakelse Lake Rd
Courtesy Brian Wolfe Collection

1. Terrace 1942
Picture above is taken looking to the south
from corner of Lakelse Ave and Kalum st.
On left is Sparkes Bros. store, (2013,  Don Diego Restaurant)
further down on the left is the old Terrace Hotel.
(2013, Best Western Terrace Inn)
Building on the right is the Fish Tackle Store,
The Northwest Sportsman (2013).
in 1921 Bank of Montreal came to Terrace
and eventually moved into this building on the corner.

Taken in 1942, the reason all the army guys on the street.

2. Postcard View (date Unknown)
 East on Lakelse Ave. looking toward Legion
and road to Old Bridge, from corner of Kalum St.
First 2 Buildings on left still exist (2013)
first on left-
was the First BC Provincial Police Station in Terrace
2nd on left, when I came here was Totem Furniture,
then Wilkinson Business Machines.
It has recently been renovated again.

3. Postcard view of Lakelse Ave
looking east to Kalum St, and beyond.
On left, Meat market, and other businesses.
Kalum St, then the First BC Police Stn as above.
similar view as above, but shows the other business
buildings on the left, where the Scotia Bank is today (2013).

4. Postcard- Lakelse Ave- ca 1953/54

Men's Wear- Gerry Duffus
Later became Ev's Men's Wear.
Michael Joseph Gerald “Gerry” Duffus
b- Oct 19, 1911 in Peterborough, ON
d- Dec 23, 2008, at Terraceview Lodge, Terrace
Ex-Alderman in Terrace
Predeceased in April, 2005, by his wife, Marian.

Wightman & Smith Real Estate and Insurance
were in the Smith Block

Harry Smith- ca 1972

Herbert Morrison Wightman
b- Apr 13, 1911, Fort William, ON
d- Dec 1, 1973 at Nanaimo Regional Hospital, Nanaimo BC
lived in Qualicum Beach when he died.
Former Manager of Royal Bank in Terrace,
plus partner in Wightman & Smith, retired in 1970
Came to BC in 1925, spent 22 years in Terrace
Served in WWII, member of Legion Branch 13.
Flying Officer- Bomber Command from 1943-1945
Member of the Masons
son of Henry Herbert Wightman and Ellen Annie Ross
wife- Elise Ross "Betty" Wightman, nee Jack

4 Postcards/Photos above contributed
by Grant Walker, Studio City, CA, with thanks!

NW corner of Lakelse Ave and Kalum St.
E. T. Kenney had Gas Pump and Hardware on corner,
Hardware later sold to Lloyd Johnstone (his son in law) and Clarence Michiel
Became known as "Johnstone and Michiel".
Taxi next,  owned by Howard Wilson,
and then the Meat Market
Photo and info courtesy McRae's Terrace

Edward Tourtelotte Kenney
b- July 19, 1888, Clarks Harbour, NS
d- Sept 18, 1974 Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC, age 86

Clarence Wilfred Cleveland Michiel
b- ca 1908, USA
d- June 12, 1988 in Terrace, age 80
occupation- Teacher
son of Thomas Johns Michiel and Clare Busby, both b- ON
married Ada Fernie McGregor, July 15, 1930,
at home of bride's father, near Francois Lake BC
daughter of Sampson Donald McGregor and Pearl Lewis
School was named after him in Terrace, for years,
until renamed, 2012?.

Lloyd Johnstone
son of Bruce Johnstone, see
Lakelse Lake Valley page
Lloyd was Mayor of Terrace 1972-1973

Howard Wilson
He was building a house at Shames in 1924
His wife ran the dining room at the Tourist Hotel, ca 1924

Building the Old Skeena Bridge
Part of John Normandeau Family photo collection

E. Farr was the Superintendent,
and Government Inspector
on the concrete work on
Original Skeena Bridge in Terrace, Jan 1924
Piers were completed on Monday, Feb 25, 1924.
Hanson & Shockley, Prince Rupert,  were the Contractors
Steel work was expected to start in May 1924.
Edward Farr was a masonry inspector for the railroad.
Edward Farr
b- Oct 23, 1854, Skul Co. Cork, Ireland
d- July 15, 1937 in Burnaby BC, age 83.
He was a Mason by trade.
He served in WWI, Reg. #1048930

E. H. Shockley- shown as a contractor in Rupert in 1924
Ernest Harold Shockley
b- June 4, 1881 in Wymondham, England
d- July 10, 1955 Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver BC
son of Richard Henry Shockley and Elizabeth Hartland
Ernest married Grace Maude Kett
b-  Apr 21, 1881 in England
d- June 22, 1967, St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver BC, age 86

Olof Hanson his Construction Partner?

J. Coughlan was part of the firm
in charge of the superstructure
came to Terrace in Oct 1923 to check the job over.

George Moore a construction worker
was injured on building the bridge,
June 1924, after getting hit by a belt
flying from a drive wheel.
He was taken to Hazelton Hospital.

Terrace from top of Lanfear Hill
Part of John Normandeau Family photo collection

Old Photo of Terrace ca 1941
courtesy Grant Walker, July 2013

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