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Image No: NA-4023-1

Title: John Gano, photographer, in horse-drawn buggy, Nebraska.

Date: [ca. 1900]

Remarks: Note netting on horse. John Gano came to western Canada in 1905. He homesteaded near Fabyan, Alberta and opened his first photographic studio in Vermilion in 1906. In 1907 he moved to Wainwright remaining there until 1926. From 1926-1932 he operated a studio in Unity, Saskatchewan and returned to Wainwright in 1932.

Subject(s): Nebraska - Personalities / Nebraska - Transportation / Photographers / Wainwright, Alberta - Personalities / Horses

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Image No: NA-4023-2

Title: John Gano in his studio, Vermilion, Alberta.

Date: 1905

Remarks: Photographer.

Subject(s): Vermilion, Alberta - Personalities / Photography - Studios and darkrooms / Photographers

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Image No: NA-4023-8

Title: Smith's sod house, Denwood, Alberta.

Date: 1905

Photographer/Illustrator: Gano, J. H., Wainwright, Alberta

Remarks: John H. Gano spent one night here when looking for land. Later settled in Wainwright, Alberta.

Subject(s): Photographers / Sod houses / Denwood, Alberta - Dwellings / Wainwright, Alberta - Personalities

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Image No: NC-37-48

Title: Homesteaders moving in - calvacade of loaded wagons near Wainwright, Alberta.

Date: March, 1906

Photographer/Illustrator: Gano, J. H., Wainwright, Alberta

Remarks: See also NA-424-26 for full view.

Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life / Wainwright, Alberta - Transportation / Wagons / Oxen in transportation

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Image No: NC-37-52

Title: Good view of sod house, Wainwright, Alberta.

Date: June 1906

Photographer/Illustrator: Gano, J. H., Wainwright, Alberta

Subject(s): Dogs / Frontier and pioneer life / Dwellings / Sod houses / Wainwright, Alberta - Dwellings

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Image No: NA-424-26

Title: Loaded wagons near Wainwright, Alberta.

Date: March, 1906

Photographer/Illustrator: Gano, J. H., Wainwright, Alberta

Remarks: See also NC-37-48 for cropped view.
O'Reilly wagon train en route from Vermilion to Wainwright, Alberta. Photographer's buggy secured behind first wagon.
L-R by wagon: Frank Gano; Thomas Edward O'Reilly; Leo Edward O'Reilly; Francis Mathews, cousin to the O'Reilly's.

Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life / Wainwright, Alberta - Personalities / Wainwright, Alberta - Transportation / Wagons / Oxen in transportation

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Image No: ND-18-10

Title: Construction of Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, near Wainwright, Alberta.

Date: 1908

Photographer/Illustrator: Gano, J. H., Wainwright, Alberta

Subject(s): Railways - Design and Construction / Wainwright area, Alberta - Buildings / Canadian Pacific Railway - Design and construction

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Image No: ND-18-12

Title: Laying track for Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, near Wainwright, Alberta.

Date: 1908

Photographer/Illustrator: Gano, J. H., Wainwright, Alberta

Subject(s): Wainwright, Alberta - Transportation / Horses in transportation / Grand Trunk Pacific Railway - Design and construction / Grand Trunk Pacific Railway - Track / Railways - Design and Construction / Railways - Track

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Image No: NA-4023-9

Title: Ed and Jim Gano, Wainwright, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1908]

Photographer/Illustrator: Gano, J. H. Wainwright, Alberta

Remarks: Brothers of the photographer. With buggy, covered wagon, and boxed-in wagon.

Subject(s): Photographers / Wainwright, Alberta - Personalities / Wagons / Wainwright, Alberta - Transportation

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Image No: NA-4023-10

Title: Grand Trunk Pacific Railway construction camp.

Date: May 1908

Photographer/Illustrator: Gano, J. H., Vermilion, Alberta

Remarks: Camp number 18. John H. Gano was hired by the railway company to take progress shots.

Subject(s): Photographers / Wainwright, Alberta - Personalities / Grand Trunk Pacific Railway - Employees

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