Fonds PR-1146 - Lance Burton fonds

Construction Of The 'Gleaner At Bennett "Dominion Government Telegraph Office and Stores, Bennett, BC." "Dominion Goverment Telegraph Office, Caribou, Y.T." "An Uphill Pull, Atlin-Quesnelle Tel. Line." "Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Dom. Gov. Tel. Office Chesley River; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." Dominion Government Telegraph Office, Pike River, BC; Atlin and Quesnelle Telegraph Line." "Sunday at construction camp, Atlin-Quesnelle Tel. Line." "Cooking at teamsters camp; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "The man with the loaf; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Volume II; Views Along Yukon Telegraph Line, Atlin Quesnelle Section." "Unloading telegraph supplies, Rochester City; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line"; SS Strathcona. Views along the Yukon telegraph line; Atlin-Quesnel section. Views along the Yukon telegraph line; Atlin-Quesnel section. Yukon telegraph offiice; Atlin-Quesnel section. Views along the Yukon telegraph line; Atlin-Quesnel section. Views along the Yukon telegraph line; Atlin-Quesnel section. "Moose Lake; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Dom. Gov. storage tent, Stikine River; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Wire gang; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Setting poles; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Raising telegraph poles; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." Building corduroy road. "Blacksmith shop; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Battery in Telegraph Creek office; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Road gang; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Looking up Last Creek; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line." "Greeting from end of wire, north branch of Nahlin River; Atlin-Quesnelle tel. line."
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Lance Burton fonds

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  • 1902 (Creation)
    Burton, Lance

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190 photographs

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Lance Burton was a federal government employee who worked on the Yukon Telegraph line.

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The fonds consists of Burton's photographs of the Yukon Telegraph line from Atlin to Quesnel.

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Archives code(s): 198604-009.

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Accession number(s): 198604-009

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