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Coquitlam Dam scrapbook

The item consists of a scrapbook containing photographs that depict life in the construction camp for the second phase of the Coquitlam Dam between 1912 and 1913. The photographs show the camp, the bridge, Coquitlam Lake, salmon jumping in the lake, panoramic vistas, and social activities like rat catching, boating, and picnics.

Evacuation Practice at Essondale

The item consists of one photograph (b&w) taken by the Audio-Visual Department at Essondale (Riverview) Hospital in 1953. The photograph shows an evacuation practice drill of bed-ridden patients..

British Columbia. Provincial Mental Hospital, Essondale: Audio-Visual Department

"Coquitlam, My Town"

The item consists of a piece of sheet music composed in honour of Coquitlam's centennial in 1991. The song was composed by Del Gachallan and is entitled, "Coquitlam, My Town." The song dedication message reads, "This song is dedicated to the Coquitlam Centennial Committee and volunteers, the Mayor and Members of Council, the Hillcrest Elementary School Choir, to all Coquitlam residents and to my family and friends."

Gachallan, Del

Map of the District of Coquitlam

The item consists of a map of the District of Coquitlam produced by Archibald Moir & Co. The map shows more subdivision of certain lots than MP.0001 but it shows an intact District of Coquitlam, therefore the map was created prior to the incorporation of the City of Port Coquitlam in 1913.

Archibald Moir and Co.

Map of Coquitlam and Surrey

The item consists of a map of Coquitlam and Surrey that shows the pipeline (in red) from Coquitlam to New Westminster. The map depicts the Westminster Bridge but does not have the Patullo Bridge, putting it somewhere between 1904 (when the Westminster Bridge was constructed) and 1937 (when the Patullo Bridge was constructed).

Coquitlam Figure Skating Club scrapbook

The item consists of a scrapbook prepared by a member of the Coquitlam Figure Skating Club to organize photographs of members that were left unclaimed. The scrapbook was initially put together during the 1968-69 season but covers the years 1963 to 1980.

Coquitlam Skating Club