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S.S. Adriatic
CA BI 79-22-3002 · Item · Mar-1862

Item is a photograph of the S.S. Adriatic. In the month of March, 1862, when this photograph was taken, the Adriatic became stuck in the ice in North Sydney harbour. The ice was sturdy enough to support the crew as they walked to shore from the ship.

Sydney Mines Harbour
CA BI 78-108-1858 · Item · ca. 1870

Item is a tinted print of of a view of Sydney Mines harbour.

LeBreton
International Shipping Piers
CA BI 77-1570-1704 · Item · ca. 1871

Item is a photograph of the International Shipping Piers on the Esplanade in Sydney.

Gisborne Bridge, Mira River
CA BI 77-886-1020 · Item · 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge, Mira, which was erected in 1875 and burned in 1910.

Gisborne Bridge
CA BI 77-315-449 · Item · 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge with a train crossing it, over the Mira River. There are sailboats visible on the river.

C. and S. Swann Locomotive
CA BI 77-11-139 · Item · 1886

Item is a photograph of the C. and S. Swann Locomotive which was built at Sydney Mines for the General Mining Association. It was built under the direction of engineer John Elliot.

CA BI 77-847-981 · Item · ca. 1888

Item is a photograph of passengers on an open passenger car, part of the first train to cross the bridge at Grand Narrows.

Sleigh Rides, Sydney
CA BI 84-1486-15586 · Item · 1889

Sons of Temperance sleigh ride along Charlotte Street.

CA BI 77-585-719 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of the Gowrie Shipping Piers and Breakwater in Port Morien, Nova Scotia. There are several ships and small boats in the harbour.

CA BI 77-167-301 · Item · 1893

Item is a photograph of a coal engine passing under Charlotte Street. Originally the Glasgow & Cape Breton Railway, by 1893 the Fairlie narrow-gauge locomotive was operated by the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway.

Umlah Studios
Coal Shipping Piers
CA BI 77-108-242 · Item · ca. 1893

Item is a photograph of shipping piers at the Esplanade.

Neptune
CA BI 79-100-3080 · Item · 1894

Item is a photograph of the paddle wheel steamer Neptune, which is docked at a pier in North Sydney N.S.

Sydney Railway Station
CA BI 77-68-202 · Item · 1891-1895

Item is a photograph of the original railway station just after it was built. Staff members are in front of the station.

Sydney Harbour
CA BI 77-734-868 · Item · 1899

Item is a photograph of French dreadnoughts in Sydney Harbour.

CA BI 77-6-135 · Item · ca. 1899

Item is a photograph showing of the old No. 1 pier, known as a bucket loader. The two men standing on the bucket are identified as William and Frank Fitzgerald.

John Gibson
CA BI 79-106-3086 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the barque John Gibson which weighed 314 tons and was built in Little Bras D'Or in 1875.

Charlotte Street, Sydney
CA BI 77-486-620 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Charlotte Street with the railroad running under a bridge.

Coal Shipping Pier
CA BI 79-96-3076 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a coal shipping pier in Sydney N.S, situated north of Falmouth St.

Coal Shipping Pier
CA BI 79-107-3087 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a coal shipping pier in Sydney N.S, situated north of Falmouth St.

Harrington's Store, Sydney
CA BI 77-583-717 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the front of Harrington's Store on Charlotte Street, Sydney, with horses and buggies on the street in front of the building.

George Street, Sydney
CA BI 77-182-316 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph taken on George Street, near Pitt Street in Sydney, showing groceries prepared to be delivered by horse and buggy.

Crawley's Creek, Westmount
82-174-6874 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the view of the steel plant from Crawley's Creek in Westmount, with boats docked.

CA BI 78-85-1835 · Item · 1906

Item is a photographic postcard of the cove at Greener's Wharf.

CA BI 77-1505-1639 · Item · 1906

Item is a postcard of English and French warships in Sydney Harbour with the caption, "A Glimpse of the Harbour, Sydney, Cape Breton, English and French Warships in Port".

Coasting Schooner, Sydney
CA BI 78-165-1915 · Item · 1907

Item is a photograph of a coasting schooner in Sydney.

CA BI 77-611-745 · Item · 1907

Item is a photograph of yachts and the club house in Sydney, showing the wharf and the steamer "Marion."

CA BI 78-970-2820 · Item · 1909

Item is a photograph of Robert Peary's S.S. Roosevelt arriving at the Cape Breton Electric Company Wharf in Sydney Harbour.

Greener's Wharf
CA BI 77-340-474 · Item · 1909

Item is a postcard of the entrance to Sydney Harbour at Sydney Mines. The Indian Cove Hall is visible in the background, and Greener's Wharf is visible in the foreground.

Limestone Quarrie
CA BI 77-67-201 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of railcars, tracks, and miners at the limestone quarry in Point Edward.

"Pawnee" Ferry Wharf
CA BI 77-367-501 · Item · 1910

Item is a photograph of a moonlight excursion from the ferry wharf in North Sydney.

"Pawnee"
CA BI 77-902-1036 · Item · 1910

Item is a photograph of the Pawnee at the ferry wharf in North Sydney for the Canada Day excursion.

1909 Packard
CA BI 80-161-4341 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of an unidentified man driving a 1909 Packard Model 18 Touring.

Railway Station, Louisbourg
CA BI 80-198-4378 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of two women posed by a cannon in front of the Louisbourg Railway Station.

Grand Narrows Bridge
CA BI 77-1527-1661 · Item · 1911

Item is a postcard of the Grand Narrows Bridge on the Bras d'Or Lakes.

Floating Dock, North Sydney
CA BI 78-23-1773 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of a floating dock in North Sydney.

Floating Dock, North Sydney
CA BI 78-26-1776 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of a floating dock in North Sydney.

Floating Dock, North Sydney
CA BI 78-27-1777 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of a floating dock in North Sydney.

Floating Dock, North Sydney
CA BI 78-22-1772 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of a man on a floating dock in North Sydney.

Floating Dock, North Sydney
CA BI 78-24-1774 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of a floating dock in North Sydney.

Floating Dock, North Sydney
CA BI 78-25-1775 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of a floating dock in North Sydney.

St. Andrew's Church
CA BI 77-676-810 · Item · ca.1914

Item is a photograph of of St. Andrews Church on Bentinck Street, Sydney, featuring a horse-drawn hearse.

Railway Car, Dominion
CA BI 86-325-16523 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a railway car in a Dominion railyard containing soldiers of World War 1. Children are in the foreground on the tracks.

"Albert J. Lutz" Schooner
82-322-7022 · Item · ca. 1917

Item is a photograph of the "Albert J. Lutz", a schooner outfitted as a Canadian Q ship during World War 1. A 4" gun was mounted on its deck behind the dories. It was stationed in Sydney harbour from 1917-1918.

CA BI 77-124-258 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of a convoy in Sydney Harbour during the WWI, taken from the coal piers. At least two ships are visible in the harbour.