Fonds PR-1803 - Andrew J. Onderdonk fonds

Andrew Onderdonk, laying on the ground, with his son and daughter, young man seated at left, and ... Fraser River Bridge; from Onderdonk albums. The Lytton trestle; from Onderdonk albums. The Boston Bar trestle; from Onderdonk albums. Trusses over the Salmon River; from Onderdonk albums; Macmunn No. 64. Canadian Pacific Railway bridge crossing the Harrison River; Macmunn No. 78. The Pitt River bridge; from Onderdonk albums. High trestle on Contract 61; from Onderdonk albums. Camp 230, trestle and truss; from Onderdonk albums. The grass-hopper trestle; from Onderdonk albums. Balloon truss; from Onderdonk albums. Trusses; from Onderdonk albums. Scow wash; spans; from Onderdonk albums. Bridge over Yale Creek; from Onderdonk albums. Hope Bridge; from Onderdonk albums. Trusses on Contract 61; from Onderdonk albums. Sailor Bar Bluff, Cariboo Road; from Onderdonk albums. Pilings over the Hatzic River; from Onderdonk albums. Pilings over the Maria River; from Onderdonk albums. Pilings on the Store River; from Onderdonk albums. Combination trestle on Contract 63; from Onderdonk albums. Side trestle in the rock; from Onderdonk albums. Side trestle in the rock; from Onderdonk albums. Over the Nicomen River; from Onderdonk albums. Rock trestling; from Onderdonk albums. Top story framing; from Onderdonk albums. Double span, Emory Creek; from Onderdonk albums. Superstructure on a curve; from Onderdonk albums. Span at 22 Mile; from Onderdonk albums. Over the Skuzzy River; from Onderdonk albums.
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Andrew J. Onderdonk fonds

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  • [ca. 1881] (Creation)
    Onderdonk, Andrew J., 1848-1905

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328 photographs

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Andrew Onderdonk was born in New York. He received the contract to build the Pacific Section of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1880, completing the work in 1886. Onderdonk died in New York.

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The fonds consists of photographs depicting the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Pacific Section, including views of landscapes, tunnels, structures, construction workers, First Nations along the route, and portraits of the Onderdonk family, business associates, and friends.

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Archives code(s): 198401-006.

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Accession number(s): 198401-006

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