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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.

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.

Sleigh Rides, Sydney

  • CA BI 84-1486-15586
  • Item
  • 1889

Sons of Temperance sleigh ride along Charlotte Street.

Little Bras d'Or Bridge

  • CA BI 77-918-1052
  • Item
  • ca. 1890 - ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the narrow bridge which spanned Little Bras d'Or from Mill Creek to Alder Point.

Gowrie Shipping Pier and Breakwater

  • 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.

Little Bras d'Or Bridge

  • CA BI 77-917-1051
  • Item
  • ca. 1890 - ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of seven men standing on the narrow suspension bridge spanning the Bras d'Or River from Mill Creek to Alder Point.

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 Engine Passing Under Charlotte Street

  • 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 Harbour

  • CA BI 77-734-868
  • Item
  • 1899

Item is a photograph of French dreadnoughts in Sydney Harbour.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Port Morien

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

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

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.

Mira Gut Bridge

  • CA BI 77-434-568
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Bridge in Mira.

Mira Gut Bridge

  • CA BI 77-435-569
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Bridge in Mira.

The Ship, "Catalone"

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

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

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.

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.

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".

Yachts and Club House, 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."

Peary arriving at Sydney Harbour

  • 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.

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