Construction of Community Hall

Constructing the Community Hall in downtown Campbell River. The hall took a number of years to build but was opened in 1954.

View of the John Hart Generating station and surge towers

Looking down towards BC Hydro's John Hart generating station, Campbell River.

Roderick Haig-Brown with Catch of 39lb Salmon

John Hart Dam, Campbell River

Klondike Nite at the old Community Hall

Approximately 400 people attended the first Klondike Nite put on by the Campbell River Rotary Club at the old Community Hall. (Left to right) Back row: Fred Wylie, Art Rose, Robbie Robinson (chairman for Klondike Nites), and Chris Wollensen. Standing: Mrs. Southworth, Jean McNeil, Ida Idiens, (man...

Official opening of El King's Shell Station

Guest with Catch of Salmon at Painter's Lodge

This may be Lord Alanbrooke with his catch of salmon.

View of downtown Campbell River, 1940s

View of Island Highway through downtown Campbell River. Pioneer Hardware building and view of the Willows Hotel.

Students of Campbell River School

Back Row: Gilbert Wickstrom, Fred Peterson, Lloyd Rollers, Unknown, Unknown, Godfrey Rogers, John Vanstone. Middle Row: Dorothy Perkins, Peggy Masters, Alec Ungarian, Unknown, Unknown, Bert Masters, Unknown, Edward, Haster, Alvira Lwingstone, Betty Foster, Unknown, Rose Ungarian, Ione Crawford,...

Einar Anderson with four fish

Graduation Class of 1953

Campbell River Elementary-High School graduating glass of 1953.

Fred Nunns on right on his porch in Campbellton

Frederick Nuuns (man on right) obtained land along the Campbell River in 1887 and is considered one of the Campbell River's first non-native settlers.

Campbell River RCMP detachment

A farewell gift for Len Gray, an RCMP officer, and his wife Jackie.

John Hart dam and spillway, January 1968

A group of children at the Bones Bay cannery

Left to right: Butch Henderson, his cousin Mary Henderson, Sonny Ferry, Reubina Ferry, and Catherine Glendale. The man in the back is Arthur Butler who was a member of one of the seine boat crews.

Campbell River Trading Co. Store

This was the third store built on this site by the Thulin Family.

Nat' Janowski, nurse at the Lourdes Hospital

Mary Henderson Memorial Pole

A memorial pole carved for Mary Henderson (nee Quocksister) by her husband, Sam Henderson. The pole was raised at the Wei Wai Kum cemetery in Campbell River.

Seymour Narrows the day after the Ripple Rock Explosion

Thunderbird at the Wei Wai Kum Cemetery

Thunderbird carving at the Wei Wai Kum Reserve cemetery. This Thunderbird is now on display in the Museum at Campbell River gallery.

Campbell River Fire Department truck

Boats tied up on the Tyee Spit

Fish boats owned by members of the C.R. band tied up on the inside of the spit where the seaplane float is today. John Ferry’s seiner ‘Reubina’, named after his daughter and built in the Stirling shipyards, is visible in the centre of the photograph.

A new world record

Patricia Hughes, aged 8, sets a new world Tyee record with a 73.5 lb salmon.

Campbell River High School badminton Team

The boy in front wearing the striped sweater may be Terry Kajiwara.

Dan Saunders with catch

Dan Saunders – 1981 Chisholm Trophy winner. Guide Joan Pengelly.