July 1st Parade, Campbell River

Campbell River Brownies' and Cubs' floats in the July 1st Parade, Campbell River. 1958.

Portrait of Carl Petersen, an early settler of Campbell River

This photo was taken around the year 1900. Carl was one of three brothers from Denmark who took jobs with the International Timber Company and decided to settle in the district. They bought land in the area that is now known as Petersen Road.

The Roller Follies

The Centennial Roller Follies. From top: Pat Andrews, Elizabeth McKenzie, Cheryl Stapley, and Nancy Macklin.

Campbell River Baseball Team " Braves"

Katie and Lavern Henderson

Katie (older) and Lavern (younger) Henderson, two of the daughters of Mr.and Mrs. Sam Henderson, pose full First Nations dress for the newspaper photographer. Apr. 29, 1964

W.W. Astor with catch

W.W. Astor of London, England – First Gold Button of the year 1926. Catch 50½ lb on August 19, 1926.

Campbell River Airport terminal

This was the original municipal office building, built for the Village of Campbell River. It was initially located behind the old fire hall at 10th avenue and Island Highway. In 1959 it was moved to the airport to be used as the administration building; it had already been moved twice before, and...

Einar Anderson with four fish

Police officer receiving an award from Judge Roderick Haig-Brown

Looking northwest over fields from Thulin home

Haig-Brown children

Roderick Haig-Brown's children: Mary, Alan, Celia, and Valerie - being photographed for a magazine.

View of Moose Falls, Campbell River

Remnants of a Bloedel Stewart & Welch Ltd. logging trestle, pre 1938.

Small Boat Harbour, Campbell River

Looking north along the waterfront at downtown Campbell River. Commercial fishing boats tied up at the Government Wharf.

Mrs. Forbes on the front steps of the Lodge

Royal Bank

Quinsam Hotel, Campbell River

Quinsam Hotel, 1501 Island Hwy. Campbell River. The original building was started by Tom Laffin, who went broke. A Bergstrom partially finished the hotel but it was finally finished by Mr. Jim English circa 1923-1925. The building originally had a flat roof and this peaked roof was added. The...

Fire department's float in the July 1st Parade

The Campbell River Volunteer Fire Department's fire truck decorated for the parade. Photograph taken at Lane Field, 1958.

B.D. Reuther, Tyee Man, with catch

B.D. Reuther of St. Croix, Virgin Islands with his catch a 58½ lb Tyee caught on August 21, 1959. This earned him the title Tyee Man 1959. His guide (not shown in photograph) was David R. Duke.


Campbell River Rotary Club Meeting at Painter's Lodge

Campbell River Rotarians and guests. At front from right: Len Rossiter, Vern Spiers, Ernie Polglase. Behind Vern is John Baikie.

Omar Noles, Tyee Man, with catch

Tyee Man 1970, Omar Noles, on left with his catch a 60 lb Tyee caught on August 24, 1970. Guide Bruce Swanson, on right.

View of the Willows Hotel, Campbell River

Del's Drive In restaurant, Campbell River

Campbell River Waterfront after a storm

View of the original war memorial cenotaph located on the Island Highway (in forefront). This photograph was taken before the Tyee Plaza development.

July 1st celebrations at Campbell River

Group of people gathered for July 1st celebrations at Campbell River in 1916. Large building on right is the Campbell River Trading Co. Store operated by the Thulin Bros. and smaller building on left is the telegraph office.