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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.

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.

Baddeck
CA BI 78-730-2480 · Item · ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of a view of the Upper Bay, Baddeck, taken from Red Head.

Keisel, Theodore
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 78-724-2474 · Item · 1886

Item is a photograph of St. Peter's Canal. Pictured are the locks with the S.S. Marion going through.

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

Sons of Temperance sleigh ride along 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
Sailboat Race at Baddeck
CA BI 79-536-3516 · Item · 1894

Item is a photograph of a sailboat race at Baddeck.

Port Bevis Shipping Piers
CA BI 79-473-3453 · Item · 1896

Item is a photograph of the Victoria Gypsum Mining and Manufacturing Co. Ltd. pier with ships at anchor.

"May Queen"
CA BI 77-546-680 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the Side Wheeler "May Queen" at Baddeck wharf.

L'Ardent
CA BI 80-23-4203 · Item · 1898

Item is a print of L'Ardent, inscribed to M. Bourinot from the officers of the ship. It shows seamen aboard the ship.

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.

The "War Wasp"
CA BI 78-96-1846 · Item · July 9, 1917

Item is a photographic postcard of the "War Wasp," launched in Trenton, Pictou County, at 1pm on Monday, July 9th, 1917.

Steam Engine
CA BI 77-819-953 · Item · ca. 1908

Item is a photograph of trainmen on an engine at Mulgrave.

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.

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.

Baddeck
94-979-25494 · Item · 1913

Item is a photograph of a regatta of sailboats at Baddeck.

Sailboats in Baddeck
94-999-25514 · Item · 1913

Item is a photograph of a regatta of sailboats in Baddeck.

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.

82-527-7227 · Item · 1914

Item is a photograph of a naval convoy moving along the coast near Plymouth, England during World War 1. Taken on October 14, 1914, the ink description on the photo reads "The largest fleet of liners to cross the Atlantic at one time (32 in number) with 33,000 Canadian troops on board."

Abrahams and Sons, Devonport
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.

The "War Wasp"
CA BI 78-97-1847 · Item · July 9, 1917

Item is a photographic postcard of the view from the upper deck of the "War Wasp," launched in Trenton, Pictou County, at 1pm on Monday, July 9th, 1917. Crew members on deck and another vessel in the background are visible.

"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.

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.

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.

Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-86-220 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boat builders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Four women work indoors on a lifeboat in the foreground, while two others work on another boat in the background. These lifeboats were built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell during the First World War.

Identified from left to right as Miss Ongo, Mary MacNeil Campbell, and Louise MacNeil, who worked in Baddeck in 1918.

Martin, Charles
Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-85-219 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boatbuilders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Thirteen boatbuilders pose with lifeboats built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell.

Martin, Charles
"General Byng"
CA BI 78-420-2170 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of the schooner "General Byng," taken during its construction during the First World War.

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.

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.

CA BI 80-774-4954 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a railroad car equipped as a hospital. The car ran between #3 and #7 mines and Town of Sydney Mines. It was discontinued in 1922. The photograph shows the car with the rescue crew in the foreground.

Glace Bay Harbour
CA BI 77-80-214 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of Glace Bay Harbour filled with sailing ships.

Government of Nova Scotia
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.

CA BI 77-422-556 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of MacKay and Maxwell Ltd. in Sydney. There are Ford cars in the foreground.

"The Squeke"
CA BI 84-123-14223 · Item · 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of Percy Willmot on a river or lake in his boat, identified as "The Squeke", taken during World War 1.

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.

Sydney Mines Railroad
CA BI 95-216-26307 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of horses and people on the Sydney Mines railroad, posing outside of the Sydney Mines Depot.