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CA BI 76-42 · Item · ca. 1947

Item is a photograph of seven members of the Cape Breton Bus & Tram Co. Executive pose in front of a tram. The men are identified as (left to right): C. Ray Mason, Director; John MacKay, oldest operator; Gordon Elman, President; Tom Payne, Comptroller; M. R. Chappell, Vice-President; Rus. Urquhart, Secretary- Treasurer; and A. J. McDonald, Glace Bay, Mgr. This picture was taken on occasion of the last tram car run from Glace Bay. On April 30, 1947, the government gave permission to close the tram line.

Douglas H. Thomas, Tugboat
CA BI 77-1-130 · Item · 1917

Item is a photograph of the tugboat "Douglas H. Thomas" that towed coal to Halifax. The boat was lost off the entrance to Ingonish on Oct. 4, 1924.

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

Item is a photograph of shipping piers at the Esplanade.

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.

Streetcars at Reserve
CA BI 77-1181-1315 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of streetcars in Reserve Mines. There are three streetcars and a station. In front of a streetcar are several men in uniform.

First Sydney Bus
CA BI 77-1182-1316 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of women and children riding on the first Sydney Bus from the Sydney Bus Company. The bus was operated by Tom MacGowan.

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.

CA BI 77-127-261 · Item · 1954

Item is a photograph of the #26 locomotive of the old Sydney Collieries railway used for pushing coal on High Pier. Four men pose in front of the engine, P. H. Hall, Engineer; Mike MacInnis, Conductor; Cliff MacLean, Fireman; and Duncan Whalen, Brakeman.

Mrs. Beryl Markham
CA BI 77-1326-1460 · Item · 1936

Item is a photograph of Mrs. Beryl Markham in the Lewis home in Louisbourg after her flight. Markham was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in her Vega Gull, The Messenger. She was forced to make an early landing at Baleine, Cape Breton, due to bad weather. Her destination was New York, which she made after staying in Louisbourg for a weekend.

Caption: "1. Photo of Mrs. Beryl Markham taken in the Lewis home in Louisbourg, where she spent the weekend after her historic flight."

Blue Hill
CA BI 77-1384-1518 · Item · ca. 1909

Item is a photograph of a paddle-wheeler in full-steam at Baddeck with the town in the background.

Cape Breton Steam Locomotive
CA BI 77-1425-1560a · Item · 1973

Item is a photograph of the first trip of DEVCO's steam locomotive #42.

Cape Breton Steam Locomotive
CA BI 77-1426-1560b · Item · 1973

Item is a photograph of DEVCO's Steam Engine at the Victoria Junction ready for its first trip.

CA BI 77-144-278 · Item · 1927

Item is a photograph of the citizens of Port Hood celebrating the town's Jubilee. There are many people in the streets along with cars and horses and buggies.

Glace Bay Harbour
CA BI 77-1500-1634 · Item · ca. 1928

Item is a photograph of fishing vessels in the Glace Bay harbour.

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".

Blue Hill, Baddeck
CA BI 77-1516-1650 · Item · 1909

Item is a postcard of Blue Hill in Baddeck Harbour.

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.

Troops Embarking at Halifax
CA BI 77-1538-1672 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard of a number of troops embarking in Halifax during WWI. Soldiers in full uniform are visible on the upper and lower decks of the boat while onlookers, mostly in day wear, are visible on the dock.

Evening Sailing
CA BI 77-1539-1673 · Item · 1908

Item is a photograph of sailing at sunset.

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.

CA BI 77-158-292 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of fishing schooners in the harbour in North Ingonish.

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
CA BI 77-169-303 · Item · ca. 1860

Item is a photograph of the first steam locomotive in Nova Scotia, built by Timothy Hackworth in1839. The train ran from Abbron Mines, Stellarton, to Abercrombie.

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.

Canso Causeway Opening
CA BI 77-2-131 · Item · 1955

Item is a photograph of the H.M.C.S. Quebec at the opening of the Canso Causeway.

Canso Causeway
CA BI 77-20-149 · Item · 1955

Item is a photograph of ships passing through the Canso Causeway after it was completed.

Canso Causeway
CA BI 77-21-150 · Item · 1955

Item is a photograph of a small ship passing through the lock at the the Canso Causeway.

Bras d'Or Lakes
CA BI 77-217-351 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of a sailboat on the Bras d'Or Lakes, near Baddeck.

Glace Bay Harbour
CA BI 77-225-359 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of Glace Bay Harbour showing schooners.

Canso Causeway Construction
CA BI 77-29-158 · Item · 1954

Item is a photograph of the construction of the railway at the Canso Causeway.

Canso Causeway Construction
CA BI 77-30-159 · Item · 1954

Item is a photograph of the last passenger boat to pass through the Canso Strait before the causeway was constructed.

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.

Cement Ship Permanencia
CA BI 77-320-454 · Item · 1920

Item is a photograph of the cement ship "Permanencia," built of concrete in North Sydney in 1920. It was wrecked in the fall of 1922 at St. Pierre, carrying a capacity of 400 tons.

Cement Ship Permanencia
CA BI 77-321-455 · Item · 1920

Item is a photograph of the cement ship "Permanencia," built of concrete in North Sydney in 1920. It was wrecked in the fall of 1922 at St. Pierre, carrying a capacity of 400 tons.

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.

C.B. Electric Co. Tramways
CA BI 77-366-500 · Item · 1911

Item is a photograph of two C.B. Electric Co. Tramcars taken near Indian Cove, Cape Breton.

"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.

CA BI 77-370-504 · Item · Apr-1911

Item is a photograph of a conductor and motorman for the Cape Breton Electric Company Tramways. The men stand with one of the tramcars near Indian Cove on a snowy April day.

The Highland Lass
CA BI 77-384-518 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of the Highland Lass, a ferry that ran between Englishtown and Jersey Cove in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.