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Dominion Coal Scales, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-897-1031
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Coal Scales in Sydney, showing horses and sleighs bringing coal to be weighed.

Donkin Farm

  • CA BI 78-161-1911
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a farm in Donkin. There are several sheep on the farm and a barn can be seen in the background.

Frank F. Robertson

  • CA BI MG 15.22
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1983

In 1942, Frank Robertson initiated a job printing business in New Waterford which he operated until 1966. In 1968, he joined the Cape Breton Bird Society and soon began writing his weekly column For the Birds for the Cape Breton Post. In 1978 he began a series for CBC.

Papers include:

  1. Correspondence and papers pertaining to publication of an anthology of verse by Cape Breton authors, 192-1930. Original and typescript, 2 cm.
  2. “For the Birds”, a newspaper column by Mr. Robertson, 22 November 1969 to May 1976. Typescript and clippings (5 folios), 11 cm.
  3. Clipping: “Elves refuse to Give up Blackett’s Lake Home”, 1928

Fraser at No. 1-B Colliery

  • CA BI 77-104-238
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of Fraser, the last of the No. 1-B pit ponies. Fraser spent more of his life-time at the service of the coal company than any other horse in the company's history. He is shown here on the occasion of his retirement.

Shedden, Leslie

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.

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.

Horses on Vacation at No. 20 Colliery

  • CA BI 77-105-239
  • Item
  • 1952

Item is a photograph of pit horses on vacation during the miners' vacation at no. 20 colliery. The only time the pit ponies were brought to the surface was during the miners' three week vacation period. The vacation period was also used to maintain the mines.

Shedden, Leslie

Last Pit Pony in Colliery No. 26

  • CA BI 82-81-6781
  • Item
  • 1975

Item is a photograph of a miner with the last pit pony at the #26 Colliery.

Fitzgerald, Owen

Lillian Seward Brown

  • CA BI 77-299-433
  • Item
  • Aug-1884

Item is a photograph of Lillian Seward Brown at age 6, seated on an armchair next to her dog.

Stubbert

Pit Pony in No. 20 Colliery

  • CA BI 77-698-832
  • Item
  • 1952

Item is a photograph of a horse hauling coal in a pit with driver John Bennett, who was reported to be an expert in the care of horses.

Shedden, Leslie

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.12
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.3
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.4
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.6
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.8
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.11
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.2
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.5
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.9
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.1
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.7
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

RCMP Dogs

  • N-5376.10
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Sheep Weighing

  • CA BI 78-91-1841
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of four men, a boy, and a sheep being weighed.

Sleigh Rides, Sydney

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

Sons of Temperance sleigh ride along Charlotte Street.

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.

St. Ann's Bay

  • CA BI 78-718-2468
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of fish flakes in St. Ann's Bay.

Keisel, Theodore

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.