Series CR-0296 - Public Works street and work site photographs

Road construction on Pandora Avenue at Blanshard Street Dominion Road, Esquimalt to Wilson Refuse disposal methods, bottom dumping scow - washing open jammed doors Refuse disposal methods, 20 cu/yds of household waste reduced to 4 by incineration Garbally Road Public Works Yard Garbally Road Public Works Yard Rose-Blanshard extension Yates Street parkade, Yates Street View Street parkade, View Street New Juvenile Detention Centre Salt storage building (Garbally Road Yard?) Chambers Street and Queen's Street Chambers Street and Queen's Street Chambers Street and Queen's Street Chambers Street Chambers Street Foul Bay looking south from Leighton Road Foul Bay looking south from Oak Bay Avenue Glasgow Street looking north from Finlayson Road Mary Street north side looking east Mary Street south side looking west Mary Street south side looking west Mary Street north side looking east Mud Bay Richardson Street Swift Street garbage wharf Swift Street garbage wharf - burner ? Yates Street - houses torn down to build the Yates Street Fire Hall Yates Street - houses torn down to build the Yates Street Fire Hall Yates Street at Camosun Street - houses torn down to build the Yates Street Fire Hall Yates Street at Camosun Street - houses torn down to build the Yates Street Fire Hall Denman Street and Spring Road Denman Street and Spring Road Denman Street and Spring Road Richardson Street looking west from Foul Bay Road Superior Street extension through Beacon Hill Park Superior Street extension through Beacon Hill Park Montgomery Avenue, St. Charles to Gonzales Chester Avenue at McKenzie Richardson Street, Richmond to Armine Richardson Street, Richmond to Armine Craigflower Road at Russell and Skinner Craigflower Road at Russell and Skinner David Street at Rock Bay Avenue Craigflower Road at Russell and Skinner Montreal Street, Ontario to Simcoe Montreal Street, Ontario to Simcoe looking north Oswego Street, Michigan to Simcoe looking north Oswego Street, Michigan to Simcoe looking north Shotbolt Road, from Fairfield looking south
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Public Works street and work site photographs

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  • Photographs

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CoV-CR-0296

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  • 1957-1969 (Creation)
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    Victoria (B.C.). Public Works Department

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176 photographs

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Series consists primarily of photographs of street views and road and sidewalk construction. Also includes photographs of culvert installation, Garbage Wharf, temporary garbage dump at Mud Bay, refuse disposal methods, Point Ellice Bridge construction, Garbally Road Public Works Yard, Bowker Creek, City parkades, and the official opening of the Yates Street Fire Hall.

Photographs were probably taken by Public Works staff as a record of their activities.

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Photographs are in Polaroid format and are deteriorating.

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Arranged alphabetically by street.

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Most images have been scanned.

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