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#870

Date: c. 1900
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Information: Columbia Packing Co., Front Street, New Westminster

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Fishing Industry and Trade

#3014

Date: 1920
Source: James Hyslop, donor
Photographer:

Information: Monk M. + Co. - wholesale and retail fish dealers, 531 Front Street. Company was owned by B.C. Packers and operated by Bill Cowie and Bob Craig. Monk's Fisheries as it was referred to was located on the wharf across from Trapp's Hardware. To indicate the size of this sturgeon which was 1200 lbs, boxes which were four feet long were placed under the fish. Posed from left to right: 1. Alf Monk 2, (little boy - his son) Lloyd Mond, 3. (behind little boy) __ Travers (butcher), 4. Eddie Mackenzie [active in the RIA (exhibition)], 5. ___ Christianson (collected fish), 6. ___Monk (Alfred's brother), 7. Unknown, 8. Bob Fenton (alderman), 9. Unknown (head of fisheries), 10. J. J. Johnston "Mr. May Day" - Mayor of New Westminster in 1920 -1922, 11. Unknown, 12. Unknown, 13. Bob Stevenson, 14. Bob Craig, 15. ___ Hassabi (fish collector), 16. Bill Simpson, 17. Unknown 18. Unknown.

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Canneries - Interiors

#2082

Date: c. 1949
Source: Sydney Craig Collection
Photographer:

Information: One of two fish caught in the Fraser River. Both fish were very large - the one in this photograph weighed approximately 800 lbs. The Fraser River Fish Co. was on the waterfront and dock area where Pacific Coast Terminals later located. This photograph was taken in 1949 or 1950.
The men from left are:
1.
2. Robert H. Craig - owner of the Fraser River Fish Co.
3. Sven Sargerson - helper
4.
5. Deacon
6. the owner of the Imperial Oil Marine station.(later the site of the King Neptune restaurant)
7. William Cowie - partner in the Fraser River Fish Co.
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