Rough Sketch Shewing the Line of Telegraph from New Westminster to Semiahmoo Bay Public

A hand-drawn map showing the plan for a telegraph line between New Westminster and Semiahmoo Bay including sites for telegraph stations. There are capital letters marking sections along the telegraph line that correspond to a list of references that includes information like the length of these sections in miles, what the land is comprised of, the available timber, and the heights of the banks along the bodies of water.


In Collection:
Subject Language Identifier
  • LSV Number: 10T2MISC
  • Historical Map Society of B.C. Map Number: 1991
  • 107159
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 48 x 60 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 49.20694, -122.91111
  • 49.01636, -122.81796
  • 49.11636, -123.18594
Additional physical characteristics
  • Scale: about 1 Inch to a Mile
Physical repository Collection
  • Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia Maps
  • Surveyor General of BC, Legal Surveys Vault
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • February 17, 2011
Technical note
  • 300 dpi; Metadata by KD
  • 1865
  • This material is owned by the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA). The Cartographic Record of this digital image is in the possession of the Surveyor General Division, LTSA. Any reproduction of this material must credit the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia as the source for this record. To purchase high-resolution scanned files of these maps and plans, contact Request should cite the LTSA Surveyor General's Vault map number (eg. 16T1 Land Reserves).
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