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"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.

Sydney Foundry and Machine Works

  • CA BI 79-198-3178
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Foundry and Machine Works with the ship Mabel Frye at dock.

Capt. John MacDonald on boat, Gabarus

  • CA BI 89-1188-19383a
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of Capt. John Macdonald on a small boat with others in Gabarus harbour during World War 1.

Portugese Fishing Vessels

  • CA BI 79-233-3213
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of a Portugese fishing vessel at North Sydney.

International Coal Piers, Sydney

  • 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.

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.

Convoy in Sydney Harbour, WWI

  • 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.

Sydney Harbour Convoys

  • CA BI 77-416-550
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of convoys in Sydney Harbour during WWII.

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.

Wentworth Creek

  • CA BI 77-840-974
  • Item
  • Ca. 1990

Item is a photograph of a young man in a canoe in Wentworth Creek, Sydney.

First Train Across Grand Narrows Bridge

  • 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.

Old Swing Bridge, Little Bras d'Or

  • CA BI 77-980-1114
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of a swing bridge in Little Bras d'Or, which was replaced when the new highway went through.

Cape Breton Ships and Men

  • CA BI 79-42-3022
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a dock with ships nearby in Sydney N.S.

The Beginning of Sydney in 1785

  • CA BI 79-43-3023
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph the early settlement of Sydney N.S., on the right is the Maria a brig belonging to the Treasury department which was making an official visit. Captain Wm. Booth of the royal engineers painted the picture.

Port Morien

  • CA BI 79-61-3041
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of ships in the water at Port Morien.

Pinky Model

  • CA BI 79-92-3072
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of a pinky model boat from the early 1800's. It was found at Barrington Park, Sydney Mines.

Coal Shipping Pier

  • CA BI 79-97-3077
  • Item
  • 1965

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

Hon. T.D. Archibald

  • CA BI 79-98-3078
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of Senator Thomas D. Archibald who was a Nova Scotia senator. He was born April 18th 1813, and died in 1890. He was a Senator from 1867 to 1890 in Sydney Mines.

Blowers Archibald Sr.

  • CA BI 79-99-3079
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of Blowers Archibald Sr. Blowers was born in Sydney Mines N.S. January 18th 1856 and is the son of T.D. Archibald. He was educated at Boston Latin School and then Harvard Law School. Blowers was admitted to the government of N.S. in June of 1878.

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.

Princess Beatrice

  • CA BI 79-105-3085
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of a brigantine named Princess Beatrice which weighed 357 tons and was built in 1867 in Little Bras D'or.

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.

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.

Glace Bay Harbour

  • CA BI 77-1500-1634
  • Item
  • ca. 1928

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

English and French Warships in Sydney 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".

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.

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.

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.

The Ship, "Catalone"

  • CA BI 78-126-1876
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the ship, "Catalone" in North Sydney.

North Sydney Harbour Ships

  • CA BI 78-133-1883
  • Item
  • 1977

Item is a photograph of two ships at the dock in North Sydney, with the town visible in the background.

North Sydney Harbour

  • CA BI 78-135-1885
  • Item
  • 1977

Item is an aerial photograph of the harbour in North Sydney.

Glace Bay Mining Co. Engine

  • CA BI 77-58-192
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Glace Bay Mining Co. Engine, featuring E.P. Archibal and three employees.

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.

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.

Coal Shipping Piers

  • CA BI 77-108-242
  • Item
  • ca. 1893

Item is a photograph of shipping piers at the Esplanade.

Glace Bay Harbour

  • CA BI 77-225-359
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of Glace Bay Harbour showing schooners.

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