Barges at the head of Grand Rapids
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
5 June 1893
Item is a photograph of men sitting in barges anchored at the head of Grand Rapids, Athabasca River. A boiler is clearly visible in one of the barges. The photograph was taken on the 1893 expedition to the barren lands, probably by J.B. Tyrrell.
Title taken from caption in photo album.
Item contained in album entitled 'Photographs of country between Athabasca River and Hudson's Bay' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'.
"Number and date assigned by Tyrrell in album '16, June 5.'"
"Ms. Coll 26, box P143, folder 3"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Athabasca River (Alta.)
Grand Rapids (Alta.)