SLIDESHOW - Getting to the Burgess Shale

SUMMARY: Getting to the Burgess Shale (0:34)

Engine of train in mountains
DESCRIPTION: Engine of train in mountains

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in 1913
Image © Erin Younger Family Collection

Sidecar on track with mountains in background
DESCRIPTION: Sidecar on track with mountains in background

Arthur Brown (Walcott's assistant, left) with luggage in field
Image © Erin Younger Family Collection

Helena, Helen and Charles Walcott with mountain in background
DESCRIPTION: Helena, Helen and Charles Walcott with mountain in background

Helena, Helen and Charles Walcott arrive at Field, 1910
Image © Erin Younger Family Collection

Helen Walcott with horse
DESCRIPTION: Helen Walcott with horse

Helen Walcott on Burgess Pass Trail, 1910
Image © Erin Younger Family Collection

Helen Walcott with chipmunk on head
DESCRIPTION: Helen Walcott with chipmunk on head

Helen Walcott and "Chippie" in front of Wapta Mountain, 1911
Image © Erin Younger Family Collection

Charles and Helen Walcott on horseback
DESCRIPTION: Charles and Helen Walcott on horseback

Charles and Helen Walcott, August 1913
Image © Erin Younger Family Collection