Thomas Kevin was a pioneer of Lethbridge. He was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin in 1863 and came to Lethbridge in 1887. He was the 2nd dispatcher for the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company rising to the position of Superintendent. He was a promoter of sports games especially lacrosse and baseball in the town. Mr. Kevin was also a charter member of the Chinook Club.
The photograph was in a photo album originally the property of the donor's grandparents Thomas D. Kevin and Albertine (Begin) Kevin.
Copy 1 and 2 25.5 x 20.2 cm Copy 3 17.7 x 12.6 cm 3 Black and white copy prints
History / Biographical
Photo was taken just north of the present day 6th Avenue bridge. Copy 2 and copy 3 are drawings taken from the "Geological Survey of Canada Report of Progress, 1882". Copy 1 - copyright Public Archives of Canada.
Scope and Content
View of the exposed coal seam on the west bank of the Belly River below present day Lethbridge. A man is standing in the distance.