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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.

St. Ann's
CA BI 79-21-3001 · Item · 1880

Item is a photograph of a ship at dockside in St. Ann's.

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
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 78-1217-2967 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photographic postcard of the surviving settlers who went to Australia and New Zealand with Norman MacLeod on the ship called the "Highland Lass".
Back row, L to R: J. McKay 'Ban' (Napier), D. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), W. McDonald (Waipu), Dan McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), K. McDonald (Waipu), D.H. McKenzie (Waipu), K. Stewart (Whangarei Hds).
Third row, L to R: Miss J. McKenzie (Waipu), Miss C. McKay (Waipu), Mrs. J.W. Durham (Waipu), A. MacKay 'Ban' (Waipu), N. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), W. McLennan (Waipu), J.R. MacKay (Waipu), Miss E. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), Mrs. Webster (Waipu), Mrs. R. Campbell (Waipu).
Second row, L to R: H. McKenzie (Waipu), R. Finlayson (Waipu), Mrs. P.H. McKay (Waipu), Mrs. Anderson (Mangere), Mrs. Sheddon (Auckland), Mrs. W. McKenzie (Waipu), Mrs. D. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), Mrs. J. Finlayson (Waipu), Mrs. D. McLeod (Waipu), Mrs. M. McAulay (Waipu).
Front row, L to R: D. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), Capt. J. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), J. McLean (Waipu), D. Stewart (Whangarei Hds).

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.

Settlers off the "Gertrude"
CA BI 78-1215-2965 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photographic postcard of the surviving settlers who went to Australia and New Zealand with Norman MacLeod on the ship called the "Gertrude".
Back row, L to R: J. Morrison (Waipu), J. McLeod (Waipu), Unknown.
Third row, L to R: Capt. J. Smith (Auckland), Mrs. Smith (Auckland), Mrs. Urquhart (Waipu), N. Campbell (Waipu), A. McMillan (Waipu), A. McInnis (Waipu), K. McDonald (Whangarei Hds), J. McMillan (Waipu), A.P. Campbell (Waipu), Miss Mary McKenzie (Waipu).
Second row, L to R: J. Campbell (Three Mile Bush), Mrs. Brooks (Waipu), Miss M. Morrison (Waipu), N.J. Campbell (Waipu), Mrs. M. McDonald (Waipu), Miss M. McMillan (Auckland), Miss M.A. McKay (Waipu), N. McMillan (Auckland), Mrs. J. Cameron (Waipu), D.C. McLennan (Waipu), Mrs. J.M. McKay (Waipu), Miss M. McMillan (Waipu).
Front row, L to R: Mrs. E. McLean (Waipu), Mrs. N. MacLean (Whangarei), Mrs. J. Campbell (Three Mile Bush), M. Buchanan (Kauri), Mrs. N. McLennan (Kauri), Mrs. R. MacKay (Kauri), Miss C. McLennan (Waipu), Mrs. J. Wilson (Whangarei), Miss B. Morrison (Waipu), Mrs. E. McMillan (Waipu), E. McMillan (Waipu), Mrs. McKenzie 'Shoemaker' (Waipu).

CA BI MG 12.181 · Fonds · 1833-1892

Papers include correspondence, business receipts, legal documents, and deeds:

1.
a. Two letters from C.F. Harrington, MLA, Arichat, regarding politics in the area, a legal action taken by Pringle, and a public meeting regarding building a road to Black River, 1841, 1850.
b. Correspondence regarding debt owed by Hugh McDonald, Big Cove, 1846.
c. Payment of accounts, sale of cattle, 1860.
d. Correspondence regarding James Pringle's lawsuit against Chandler, 1867.
e. Correspondence from Donald McKenzie, teacher in Victoria County, whose salary was 38 pounds per year, 1865.
f. Correspondence from John V. Flynn, MLA, Halifax re purchase of spring Fife wheat at 7/6 bushel, 1870.
g. Correspondence from Hart & Ingraham, Port Hawkesbury regarding purchase of leather, 1870.
h. Correspondence from Tina J. Pringle to her brother George relaying experiences of Cape Bretoners in Boston, 1892.
i. Bill of goods, sale between James Cochran and Ellen Murray, 1855.
j. Correspondence regarding interest on account, 1871.
k. General bill of affairs, from William MacKay to James Pringle, making mention of Captain Wolfe, 1852.
l. Correspondence, 1842.

2.
a. Business receipts of James Pringle, 1833-1874. Some material does not contain discernable dates.
b. Accounts of James Pringle with John McLean, 1845-1861.
c. Accounts of James Pringle, 1865-1866.
d. Account of McDonald Murray with James Pringle, 1843-1857.
e. Account of sales of cattle, sheep and butter to Mr. James Pringle, 1859.
f. Account of James Pringle with M.J.T. MacNeil, River Bourgeois, 1877-1880.

3.
a. Warrant sworn out for arrest of Duncan Murray for theft of violin from James Pringle, 1863.
b. Notice of public meeting of the ratepayers, Section 23, Richmond County for the purpose of electing trustees, 1864.

4.
a. Agreement between the Province of Nova Scotia and James Pringle for road repair between his farm and that of William Urquharts, 1854. Includes envelope.
b. Statement regarding the settlement of debt of Dougald Cameron “Dougaldson” to James Pringle, 1863.
c. Indenture between James Pringle and Robert Hill of Black River, Esquire Executor of the last will and testament of John Ross of Scot’s River, St. George’s Channel, 1864.
d. Draft of Indenture between James and Sarah Pringle to their son, James Jr., for land at St. George’s Channel, 1865.

Pringle, James
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.

Sailboat Race at Baddeck
CA BI 79-536-3516 · Item · 1894

Item is a photograph of a sailboat race at Baddeck.

Baddeck Pier
CA BI 79-102-3082 · Item · ca. 1894

Item is a photograph of a pier in Baddeck N.S. Note the un-decked pinky schooner in the right foreground.

Boat Race at Baddeck
CA BI 79-103-3083 · Item · 1894

Item is a photograph of pinky boats racing in Baddeck 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.

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.

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.

H.M.S. Comus
CA BI 79-101-3081 · Item · ca. 1899

Item is a photograph of the HMS Comus which was a Corvette (type of ship) owned the British Royal Navy. The photograph was taken in Baddeck N.S. and the ferry The Marion is visible in the background also.

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.

Unidentified Pier
CA BI 79-108-3088 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of an unidentified pier in Cape Breton with various ships nearby or docked.

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.

Roderick McRae's Schooner
CA BI 79-104-3084 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a schooner built by Roderick McRae, it weighed 75 tons and was built in Baddeck N.S in 1869.

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.

CA BI 79-1163-4143 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the bankhead and colliery buildings at Inverness Railway and Coal. Co..

Mabou
CA BI 78-1182-2932 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photographic postcard of Mabou showing the bridge and church.

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.

Gypsum Quarry at St. Ann's
CA BI 79-472-3452 · Item · 1906

Item is a photograph of a group of miners, horses and carts, and boxcars at the St. Ann's Gypsum Quarry.

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."

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

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

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.

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

Item is a postcard of Blue Hill in Baddeck Harbour.