Princesses Alice, Adelaide, and Beatrice, and Victoria along with Otter at the CPR Docks to the left while on the right Prince Rupert and Prince George are moored at the Grand Trunk docks. In the middle distance City of Nanaimo is about to pass the BAPCO plant on Laurel Point. Image courtesty of BC Archives


The Vancouver timber exporting company Evans, Coleman and Evans maintained a sawmill, warehouse and export facility on the north side of the Inner Harbour just north of today’s Ship’s Point as seen mid-right in the image. The company was a member of the Shipping Federation of British Columbia, a large corporation established by an amalgamation of railway, stevedoring, and storage companies