Covered Wagon in Snow: Localities and People along the Expedition Route

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Photo of a covered wagon being pulled horses in the snow. This image is part of a series of photographs taken during the Lincoln Ellsworth Expedition to Alberta and British Columbia in 1914, during which the Bureau of Biological Survey conducted field investigations in Canada to learn more about the habits and distribution of big game mammals. Naturalist Edmund Heller accompanied the expedition to the Dease River/Telegraph Creek area of British Columbia and later to Alberta.


  • United States Bureau of Biological Survey
  • Lincoln Ellsworth Expedition to Alberta and British Columbia (1914)


  • Also known as SPI_1665
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Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7179, Box 6, Folder 9, Image No. 75-13810

Repository Loc.

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Scientific expeditions


  • Alberta
  • Telegraph Creek (B.C.)
  • British Columbia
  • Dease River


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007179 [75-13810]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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