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971226AHB_Dunlap

File contains photographs of the interior and exterior of a tug in winter, with several images of crew removing ice. Also contains: photographs of the Island Monarch tug, in a shipyard while a Marcon system is being installed and in the water; photographs of a boat (Kamchatka) being scrapped with a backhoe; and photographs of Alan Haig-Brown and Don Pepper sitting in a Seine skiff at Queensborough in New Westminster, BC.

A caption from Alan Haig-Brown reads: "I rode a Dunlap Towing tug from Juneau Alaska to Seattle over the Christmas period."

Haig-Brown, Alan

990300AHB_Valdez

File contains photographs taken aboard a tug in the Port of Valdez, Alaska. Crew are shown in several interior and exterior shots.

A caption by Alan Haig-Brown reads: "with Crowley tanker escort tugs, for article in Professional Mariner, circa 1990s."

Haig-Brown, Alan

081220AHB_ICE

File contains photographs of tugs traveling through ice on the Fraser River near New Westminster.

From descriptive metadata created by Alan Haig-Brown: "Taken Dec. 20, 2008 as the Fraser River continued to freeze after several days of below zero temps."

Haig-Brown, Alan

Alan Haig-Brown fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1698
  • Fonds
  • 1951 - 2012, predominant 1984-2012

The fonds consists primarily of Alan Haig-Brown's written and photographic works on the marine industry in Canada and internationally. Photographs document ships and boats, maritime scenes and personalities in fishing and ship-building. The geographical scope of the photographs includes British Columbia, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii; Southern Coastal US (Texas and Louisiana); Thailand, China, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines; Netherlands; Brazil.

Textual records include annotated drafts for several of Haig-Brown's books, hand-written notes, newspaper clippings, design schematics and correspondence.

The fonds also contains audio recordings of interviews and oral histories with figures in the maritime trades.

Haig-Brown, Alan

Photographs Pacific Railway Survey British Columbia 1875

An album of photographs by Charles Horetzky taken during a Pacific Railway survey between June and September of 1875, looking for a Northern route for the railway. The photos are predominantly along the Homathko River (spelled Homathco here) starting from the mouth of the Bute Inlet. There is also one photo of Victoria from the same period. The photographs are numbered and have captions indicating their location. Both the album and the photos are in very good condition.

Horetzky, Charles

Grand Canon

Caption: "River Homatheo. 31.34 miles from Waddington, looking down river one chain wide." Depicts two men sitting by riverside. Caption refers to Homathko River.

Horetzky, Charles

Grand Canon

Caption: "River Homatheo. Upper portion of Grand Canon, looking down from about station 1667. say 31.57 miles from Waddington. Nos 13-20 include all the views in the Grand Canon, which ceases here. Total distance from No. 18 to No. 20 is nearly 56 chains." Caption refers to Homathko River.

Horetzky, Charles

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