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Image No: NA-967-41

Title: Main street in Fort Macleod, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1880s]

Subject(s): Fort Macleod, Alberta - Buildings / Fort Macleod, Alberta - Transportation / Fort Macleod, Alberta - Streets (Business) / Chowsam Restaurant, Fort Macleod, Alberta / Fort Macleod, Alberta - Restaurants / Restaurants / Carriages and carts

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Image No: NA-967-1

Title: Calgary House hotel, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: 1883

Photographer/Illustrator: Cornelius Studio

Remarks: Calgary's first hotel, built during the Canadian Pacific Railway construction.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Buildings / Calgary, Alberta - Hotels / Hotels

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Image No: NA-967-11

Title: Four locomotives, led by locomotive 87 arriving in Calgary, Alberta.

Date: 1883

Remarks: Possibly the first train to arrive in Calgary after the track was completed to the city. L-R: unknown; unknown; W. McLeod; J. G. Fidler; unknown; unknown; Arthur Denman; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; Len Cockle; James Geddes; Peter Menzies; J. Bellamy; unknown; Thomas Craig; Hugh B. Gilmour.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Streets (Business) / Calgary, Alberta - Transportation / Railways - Cars / Railways - Locomotives

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Image No: NA-967-12

Title: Canadian Pacific Railway passenger train with locomotive 147, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: 1884

Remarks: See also NA-841-357 which is captioned "First Train into Calgary, August 1883" - that is incorrect. Shows train number 11, sleeping car service Winnipeg-Calgary introduced August 1884.

Subject(s): Hats / Calgary, Alberta - Buildings / Calgary, Alberta - Transportation / Calgary, Alberta - Railway stations / Railways - Cars / Railways - Locomotives / Railways - Stations / Canadian Pacific Railway - Cars / Canadian Pacific Railway - Locomotives / Canadian Pacific Railway - Stations

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Image No: NA-967-37

Title: Sir John Lister Kaye at his Namaka Ranch, Namaka, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1884]

Subject(s): Hats / Work clothes / Namaka Ranch, Namaka, Alberta / Namaka, Alberta - Personalities / Horses in transportation / Firearms

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Image No: NA-967-6

Title: Cart and wagon fording Bow River, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: 1887

Photographer/Illustrator: Boorne and May, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Taken from hill about 3rd Street SE, looking west.
L-R buildings: church spires; Anglican church; fire hall.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Buildings / Calgary, Alberta - Churches / Calgary, Alberta - Dwellings / Churches / Dwellings / Bow River, Calgary, Alberta / Rivers / Wagons / Horses

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Image No: NA-967-13

Title: Canadian Pacific Railway passenger train with locomotive 98, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Date: 1889

Photographer/Illustrator: Hall and Lowe, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Remarks: For original print see PA-3875-43.

Subject(s): Children's clothing / Medicine Hat, Alberta - Transportation / Medicine Hat, Alberta - Buildings / Medicine Hat, Alberta - Railway stations / Railways - Cars / Railways - Locomotives / Railways - Stations / Canadian Pacific Railway - Cars / Canadian Pacific Railway - Locomotives / Canadian Pacific Railway - Stations / Children / Hats

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Image No: NA-967-19

Title: Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive 314, Field, British Columbia.

Date: [ca. 1890-1897]

Photographer/Illustrator: Thom, A. B., Winnipeg, Manitoba

Remarks: This locomotive blew up on Field Hill in 1897, killing Fireman Hunt and Engineer Wheatley.
L-R: Charles Fiddler; Engineer T. S. Gill, the watchman; Conductor R. Nelson.
On turn-table at Field, British Columbia. See also NA-990-1 for better view. For original print see PA-3875-41.

Subject(s): Railways - Cars / Railways - Locomotives / Railways - Turn-tables / Canadian Pacific Railway - Cars / Canadian Pacific Railway - Locomotives / Canadian Pacific Railway - Employees / Canadian Pacific Railway - Turntables / Engineers / Field, British Columbia - Railway stations / Field, British Columbia - Personalities / Field, British Columbia - Transportation / Hats

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Image No: NA-967-26

Title: Polo team, Fort Macleod, Alberta.

Date: 1890

Remarks: L-R: Montague Baker; Stanley Pinhorn; E. Wilmont; A. E. Browning.
Captain Montague Baker on "Bendigo", the best polo pony in the world at the time. Played in several English cup final. Bred on Beaver Creek Ranch.
Same as NC-19-14.

Subject(s): Fort Macleod, Alberta - Sports / Fort Macleod, Alberta - Personalities / Ponies in transportation / Polo / Sports uniforms / Horses

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Image No: NA-967-36

Title: John J. McHugh and friends.

Date: 1890

Remarks: McHugh, at centre is mounted on his horse which was the first to coss the Rockies via Canadian Pacific Railway and return. His two friends are unknown.

Subject(s): Alberta - Personalities / Alberta - Dwellings / Dwellings / Horses in transportation / Fences

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