- Copied 1960 (originally created 1876-1940) (Creation)
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Name of creator
William Fallow, 1853-1938, was born in New Richmond, Quebec and was trained as a blacksmith. He moved to Winnipeg in 1879 and to Banff, Alberta in 1886. He was employed as a railway construction worker with the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) and then appointed as section foreman at Banff. Later he moved to Gleichen and was roadmaster of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway. After leaving the CPR he was an inspector of roads, bridges and ferries with the Alberta government for fourteen years. He also operated a store in Calgary. He and his wife, Margaret Jamieson, had eleven children including Herbert J., William A., Mrs. Allan, Myrtle (Cuyler), Mrs. Bray, Mrs. Young and Mrs. Dalton.
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The fonds consists of photographs of Fallow family and the Calgary store.
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No restrictions on access.
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The material is in English.
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No finding aid, but the photos have been digitized.
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Originals held by Myrtle Cuyler estate.
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Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on July 27, 2015.
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Thursday, March 03, 2016