Banff Photo Gallery 1950s

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The camp, 1953  (MGen (ret'd) John Sharpe)

 

1954  (DND) (National League Office collection)

 

The new cadet canteen, 1954  (DND) (National League Office collection)

 

The Camp entrance 1954 (DND) (National League Office collection)

 

Bear on the back step of the mess hall, 1954 (DND) (National League Office collection)

 

The new mess hall, 1954 (DND) (National League Office collection)

 

Sightseeing 1950s, Banff. Note the Tropical Worstead (TWs) uniforms  (Army Cadet League of Canada, Ottawa)

 

The newly constructed mess hall, 1955  (Whyte's Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB V190 11.C18)

 

A group of cadets standing in front of the cadet canteen, Mt Cascade in the background 1955,  (Whyte's Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB V190 11.C18)

 

1958, (Photo courtesy: Alexander Wakarchuk, Photographer: Unknown)

1958 Royal tour, HRH Princess Margaret at Banff. Parade commander Cdt Darrell Dean (Darrel Dean)

 

Escorting HRH (Darrell Dean)

 

 

Inspecting the Banff Camp Cadets. Note the Igloo badge on the 2nd cadet middle rank, this cadet was a member of 2589 Churchill Legion Cadet Corps in Ft.Churchill Manitoba. The cadet corps adopted the use of the WWII era shoulder flash in the 1950s. (Darrell Dean)

 

The Pipe Band at Lake Louise (Darrell Dean)

 

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip arrive at the camp during their cross-Canada tour, 1959  (DND)

 

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip touring the camp, 1959  (DND)

 

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip touring the camp accompanied by commanding officer LCol Pope CD, 1959  (DND)

 

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip touring the camp, standing in the doorway of the cadet canteen, 1959  (DND)

 

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip touring the camp, 1959  (DND)

 

The Pipe band playing on the parade square in front of the officers mess, 1959 (DND)

 

The Pipe band playing on the parade square, the view in any direction was truly stunning, 1959 (DND)

 

The bivouac camp, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

The bivouac camp, after dinner clean up, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

The bivouac camp, evening campfire, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

The bivouac camp, heading out on a route march, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

Rope work on the rocks, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

 

Learning the finer points of camp fires, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

Bushcraft, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

Sports at the bivouac camp, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

The bivouac camp, building a foot bridge, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

The bivouac camp, getting the logs, Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

Touring Lake Minnewanka aboard Devil's Gap tours "Cascade". Banff, 1959 (DND)

 

Working in the woods. Banff, 1959 (DND)