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Terrace- Old Skeena Bridge

Terrace, BC, Canada

Old Skeena Bridge Postcards

A favourite Subject For Photographers and Artists in this area.
Built in 1925 at the historical location called Little Canyon
A CNR railway bridge to Kitimat, was added later

Below is almost every view possible of this historical bridge.

All postcards below donated by Darren Rieberger, Brentwood Bay, BC, Oct 2017, with thanks!


1. Old Skeena River Bridge,
From the Birch Ave. Bench


2. Old Skeena River Bridge,
From Thornhill side


3. Old Skeena River Bridge,
ca 1930, with old loaded logging truck
Heading into one of the Terrace Sawmills


4. Early View of the Old Skeena River Car Bridge,
across the Skeena, taken from Ferry Island/Thornhill side

Before the CNR Bridge to Kitimat obviously.
Old Skeena River Bridge
5. Old Skeena River Bridge,
Before the CNR Railroad Bridge

Taken from the GTP Railroad, from the East,
Thornhill on left, Ferry Island and Terrace,
would be on the right,
Airport straight ahead on the hill.

6. Old Skeena River Bridge,
A Later View, showing the CNR Railroad Bridge as well,
Photographer Catton


7. Old Skeena River Bridge,
On left, Scene near Terrace, from Marsh Cres area


8. Old Skeena River Bridge,
Taken from Terrace Mountain during flood, possibly 1936,
Notice road end of bridge went to Queensway only,
Not straight thru like today, with a turn to Queensway.

9. Old Skeena River Bridge,
From Terrace Side during High Water


10. Old Skeena River Bridge,
From water edge on Ferry Island


11. Old Skeena River Bridge,
Taken from GTP Railroad looking South


12.Old Skeena River Bridge,
Taken from Marsh Cres area, looking at Copper Mtn.


13. Old Skeena River Bridge,
Taken from Marsh Cres.


14. Old Skeena River Bridge,
Taken from snow covered Bridge Deck


15. Old Skeena River Bridge, taken from Terrace end,
With some writing on the bottom, language unknown


16. Old Skeena River Bridge,
At High Water


17. Old Skeena River Bridge, Taken from Terrace End

18. Old Skeena River Bridge,
from Terrace End, Underneath View, Possibly 1936 flood


19. Old Skeena River Bridge, Taken from Terrace End, with reflection in river, posted to Germany in 1931

Additional photos for this famous Local Bridge.


This postcard came from Grant Walker in CA, and reason I added it here, is this photo shows what this area looked like,
before the Old Skeena Bridge was built here in 1925.


Then we have this great photo of the bridge being built courtesy John Normandeau Family Photo Collection



Rieberger Postcard Index
Terrace and Area Page 1
Terrace and Area, Page 2
Terrace and Area, Page 3
Old Skeena River Bridge
Lakelse Lake Area Postcards

All postcards above donated by Darren Rieberger, Brentwood Bay, BC, Sept/Oct 2017, with thanks!



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  • Last modified: 2017/12/01 16:01
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