File 2000. - Clinton Creek Operations

Clinton Creek Mine Asbestos pile Tailing pile explosion at Clinton Creek mine Aerial view of Clinton Creek plantsite Aerial view of Clinton Creek quarry Clinton Creek engineering department Aerial view of Clinton Creek mine Aerial view of Clinton Creek townsite Aerial view of Clinton Creek area Clinton Creek mine interior Explosion at Clinton Creek mine Aerial view of Clinton Creek quarry on mountain Asbestos in bare hand Female employees at Clinton Creek mine Two unknown men with videocamera Clinton Creek mine in winter Homes and trailer lots at Clinton Creek Clinton Creek store interior Aerial view of Clinton Creek residential area Water bomber plane at Clinton Creek Clinton Creek mine lab Two unknown men with bagging machine Clinton Creek cafeteria Arctic Mine Hydraulic room of bagging machine Fernand Lanteigne and Steve Slauko with strapping machine at Clinton Creek mine Store cashier Vera Budinsky and man

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Clinton Creek Operations

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  • 1961 - [ca.1975] (Creation)

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146 photographs : b&w and col. - 3 slides : col.

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(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)

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Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd opened a second mine in 1967 at what became the one-industry town of Clinton Creek, Y.T. File contains photographs depicting different areas of operations at Clinton Creek. Locations include the mine, plant, town, tailings pile, main office, the 40 Mile River, and surrounding area. Town photos depict the grocery store, cafeteria, medical clinic, school, auditorium residential area, Connell Street and power house. File also includes aerial photographs and images depicting forest fighting, photographers capturing the tailings pile, asbestos samples, mining machinery, staff offices, and operations in the mill, lab, and garage.

Additional photographs integrated into file depict Clinton Creek's surrounding area, and three slides of a tailing pile explosion believed to be Clinton Creek.

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  • English

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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File is part of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds.

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