Great Northern Railway’s track gang

   

SASI number: 

2016.019.005 

Title: 

Great Northern Railway’s track gang. 

Date: 

[ca. 1884]. 

Description: 

1 photograph : b&w ; of a group portrait of Canadian Pacific Railway workers standing on and around train tracks. There are three men in the front row that are seated. The majority of the men are wearing dirty overalls. There are trains visible in the left side of the background. The image has a previous title that reads, “Chinese workers on the Canadian Pacific Railway. 

Creator/Source: 

Unknown. 

General Material Designation: 

Graphic material. 

Dimensions: 

1 photograph : b&w ; 96 ppi. 

Repository: 

Royal BC Archives. 

Identifier number: 

Reference code: D-07548, Accession number: 193501-001. 

URL: 

http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/chinese-workers-on-canadian-pacific-railway 

Rights: 

Provided for research purposes only. Other use requires permission. 

Subjects: 

Asian experience in North America: Chinese and Japanese. 

Canadian Pacific Railway Company. 

Chinese—Canada—History—19th century. 

Working class—Canada.