Collection PR-2280 - Bill Barlee collection

First Anglican Church in Rossland; wooden sided 'old English' church built by Father Pat Irwin, o... Centre Star Mine and workings on Red Mountain. Canadian Pacific Railway train wreck at Moyie. Canadian Pacific Railway train wreck at Moyie. View of Trail. John Morgan Harris on horse in Virginia in front of family mansion called Glenora; picture taken ... Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive and train that was on the Cascade Railway Line. The "Reco Fraternity Society" posing in from of the Goodenough Hotel on Reco Avenue, in... Lytton BC, looking north on CP Railway; showing Fraser River, Main Street and Canadian Pacific Ra... "A roundup on the cattle ranges near Kamloops, BC"; possibly Douglas Lake Cattle Compan... "The Gluepot Saloon, D. Maglio, Proprietor"; Nelson BC; Grand Hotel to the left; man wi... "G. N. tunnel, Princeton, BC"; driving tunnel for Great Northern Railway, southwest of ... Lake Avenue in silverton, BC, with teams and teamsters. 'Long Alex' and his wife Mary at Inkameep The slip at Kootenay Landing, showing the S.S. Moyie and engine number 36 at Kootenay Lake Thompson First Nations; horses and wagon at camp near Ashcroft. Gold commissioner's office in Windermere or Wilmer BC in the East Kootenays; three Kootenay India... View of Kaslo on Kootenay Lake; probably before the flood of 1894. Columbia Avenue in Rossland. "Arlington Hotel"; near the Canadian Pacific Railway wharf and on Main Street in Slocan... "The Ainsworth, B.C, Krao mine, silver" Abandoned Chinese cabin on the north side of the Wildhorse River Abandoned remains of a Chinese cabin on the north side of the Wildhorse River Victoria dam, claim post, Chinese cabin and Wildhorse River in the foreground. Main Street in Slocan City with Japanese boy on a bicycle. Hotels and businesses on Main Street in Slocan City. "Cascade Hotel"; owned by J. A. Bertois. "Powerhouse, Cascade, BC"; powerhouse, bridge, and penstock on the Kettle River. Boys and ore cars in Centre Star Gulch, Rossland; left to right, Gary Colenso, Ian Corner, Bill P... Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive No. 3512 the the Rossland railway station, in upper Rossland.
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Bill Barlee collection

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  • cartographic material
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  • 1893-1968 (Creation)
    Barlee, Neville Langrell, 1932-2012

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511 photographs and 2 maps

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Neville Langrell Barlee, 1932-2012 . Historian, collector, writer, politician, educator, TV host, lecturer. Neville Langrell Barlee was elected as a New Democratic Party member of the BC Legislative Assembly in 1988. He represented the riding of Okanagan-Boundary until 1996. Neville Langrell Barlee has over 40 years experience in researching and writing about the historic small towns and mining camps of Western Canada and the United States.

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The collection consists of photographs collected by Bill Barlee and 2 historic maps of South Okanagan - Similkameen and West Kootenay.

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Accession number(s): 92-9660, M889038.

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