|January 1922, No. 287||Canadian Railway and Marine World (Toronto)||Page 29, col. 2|
Canadian National Railways construction, betterments, etc.
Prince Rupert warehouse.—The warehouse to be built on the wharf completed recently at Prince Rupert, B.C., for which a contract has been let to J. H. Simmons, Winnipeg, is to be of timber construction, so calledsemi-fireproof,but will have full fire protection and a complete sprinkler system. It will be 146 ft. wide by 820 ft. long, the wharf being 173×861 ft. The warehouse will be capable of containing 350,000 cases of salmon, or 22,000 tons of merchandise. Its estimated cost is about $230,000, including sprinkler system, but exclusive of equipment.