57 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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YUKON L.F. The midnight sun lights up this Yukon panorama of lake and trees and the aircraft that carried Bruce West to the busy drilling camp of Eagle Lake where men are probing thousands of feet below the permafrost for oil. This is a camp on Palmer Lake where West landed shortly before he had to transfer to a helicopter.
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NIAGARA FALLS A visitor left his mark at the edge of Niagara's Horseshoe Falls where the wind tossed his hat to ice-coated bushes.
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BUFFALO No 2515. Buffalo at Banff, Alberta. Canada's largest national park now holds world's largest buffalo herd.
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BUFFALO Dennis Debler takes a ride on Brutus, the buffalo he has been raising for the past year. Brutus seems to prefer the company of people, not buffalo.
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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The images in this living archive were scanned from prints and negatives used in The Globe and Mail newsroom from the late 19th century until the transition to digital in the 1990s. With the Archive of Modern Conflict, more than 100,000 prints from The Globe and Mail newsroom have been digitized. New photographs, and their hand-transcribed notes, are added to the subscriber-only feature each week.