Mountains - Journeys & Transformations: British Columbia Landscapes

People on the Mountains

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British Columbia's first ski club was created in 1891 at Revelstoke, and in 1898 Revelstoke hosted the first national ski jumping championship. World amateur ski competition, 1928. BC Archives A-08995.
This is a black and white photograph of a ski jumper in midair, at the first national ski jumping championship in Revelstoke, British Columbia, 1928.
Mountains have different meanings for different people. They can be sources of inspiration, barriers, places of fun or somewhere to earn a living.
 

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This is a photograph of black coloured, children’s skis, ca 1930, with a zoom in option that allows a close up view of buckles that would attach boots to the skis.

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This is a black and white photograph of a steam train going through a mountain pass near Field, British Columbia.

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This is a black and white photograph of a snowplow and crew clearing snow after a snow slide at Rogers Pass, British Columbia.

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This is a black and white photograph of the view from British Columbia Forest Service’s Graves Lookout, East Kootenay’s in 1959.

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This is a black and white photograph of two mountain climbers on British Columbia’s Mt. Dalgleish, ca 1930.

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This is a black and white photograph of two miners loading mine cars at the 115 metre level at Hidden Creek Mine, Anyox, British Columbia.

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