STK-ID 37419

Various still photographs depicting life in early Canada; photograph of barge-like ferry moving away from pier in harbour. Photograph of men sitting on pier in harbour. Photographs of three-masted ships in harbours, at piers, men mooring ship to pier. Photograph of steam locomotive. Photograph of steam machinery on railroad track. Photograph of stone cutting station by railroad track. Photograph of railroad constructors posing for camera. Photograph of men building structure for railroad bridge. Photograph of train crossing railroad bridge. Two photographs of President of Bank of Montreal Donald A Smith driving last spike of Canadian Pacific railroad at Craiggellachie, British Columbia, VIP's and workers posing around Smith in background (07/11/1885). Photograph of steam locomotive, men posing on front of engine. Photograph of steamship "Cultivateur" at pier. Photograph of Montreal Harbour looking eastward from Custom House.


Excerpt from
French Canadian Interpretation
British Columbia, Montreal
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio