Geographic Features

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  • Includes both natural and artificial features
  • Physical landscape, built landscape
  • Urban and industrial landscapes
  • Topography
  • Site plans
  • Boundaries, districts, reserves, parks, sanctuaries, towns, etc.
  • NOTE: Mainly but not exclusively pertaining to photographic and cartographic records
  • SEE ALSO: Land, Settlement and Immigration

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3749 Results for Geographic Features

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Plane on Summit Lake, BC

Handwritten caption above this photo reads: "Plane on Sumit Lake." Logs can be seen floating on water in foreground, as well as trees on opposite shore in background. The seaplane has the letters "CF-ATF" on its side.

Man with Trout on Shore

Photograph depicts a man kneeling by row of trout between two small logs on grassy bank of a water's shore. What appears to be the vertical handle of a knife is foregrounded at bottom of image. Handwritten caption below this photo reads: &quo...

Lake Beauvert

Photograph depicts a body of water with trees on opposite bank crossing mid ground. Trees and rocks in foreground, hills visible in distant background. Handwritten photo caption below photograph reads: "Lake Beau Vert."

Men & Bulldozer on Mining Bench

Photograph depicts two men standing on mining bench in mountainside, three boxes and what appears to be a long hose to the left. Third man and tractor plow can be seen in distance at end of bench. Photo caption next to printed copy of image in 195...

Dozer on Cliff

Photograph depicts unknown man driving bulldozer on edge of mine area at high elevation. The dozer is an International model TD24 (manufactured between 1947 and 1955). A second man stands on edge of cliff, directing driver. Expansive mountain rang...

Shovel & Haul Trucks

Photograph depicts cable-operated shovel loading Kenworth haul truck on road in mine area at high elevation. Pickup truck in background, four unidentified men are gathered around second Kenworth truck in foreground. Valley and mountain range in di...

1961 - Mine Buildings

Photograph depicts buildings at various locations in mine: crushing plant (centre?) and what is believed to be the original tramline loading station on left. Mine road featured in center, blasthole drill visible near dump truck in midground. Mine ...

1961 - Drillmaster on North Ridge

Photograph depicts an Atlas Copco Drillmaster (blasthole drill) near the mine road, mountainside in background. This is a precision hammer drill which had its own power source. It is believed that this photo was taken on the North ridge, near the ...

1961 - Shovel on Peak

Photograph depicts a crawler cable shovel on right, and bulldozer partially visible on left. Rock face of mountainside in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961", on recto: "Mining 80 D shovel on [?] 64/70 ...

1961 - Plantsite

Photograph depicts various buildings in plantsite, vehicles and electricity lines throughout. Equipment garage stands in left background behind tank farm, carpenter shop in right background, machine and electrical shop in building semi-visible on ...

Clinton Creek Operations

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, ...

Construction of diversion route

Item is a photograph of the construction of a temporary river bed to divert the Peace River during construction of the W.A.C. Bennett Dam.

Manager's Photos - Snow Scene

Photograph depicts a cleared path through the snow and trees, mountain in background. Wood box and post semi-visible in foreground. Handwritten annotation in blue ink on recto of photograph: "You will notice we have a little snow here."

Construction Album - New Mill

File contains photographs documenting the construction of Cassiar's new mill building. Photos depict early excavation, foundations, framework, construction of all seven stories, sheeting, siding, and roof tarring. Also included are photos dep...

Overturned Grader

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Damage to Cassiar Grader, result of hazardous access to site". Rocks and rubble in foreground, mountain in background. Grader appears to be sitting on edge of cliff.

Retaining Wall at Crusher Site

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "RETAINING WALL POUR JULY 9/64." Photograph depicts construction workers among machinery near retaining wall under conveyor of crusher building. Crane stands on left, front end loader and ba...

Model for New Mill Displayed Outdoors

Photograph depicts large square model of the new mill building that was built at the Cassiar plant site in 1970. Model is displayed outdoors on a platform that stands on four saw horses. Machinery modeled inside the structure is colour-coded. Pla...

Landslides

File contains images depicting various landslides near Cassiar BC. Set of 20 photographs (with 9 corresponding negative strips) date stamped June 1987 depict landslide near creek and dirt road with a Cassiar company truck. Set of 5 black and white...

Articles and Papers Written About Knox McCusker

File consists of the following items: “Mac” by D.L. Surveyor ; “Knox (Mac) McCusker: Dominion Land Surveyor” by E.L. Rutherford, V.C. Brink, R.S. Silver and M.Z. (Smokey) Neighbour ; Excerpts from Men and Meridians by Don W. Thomson ; Article re: ...

Dogsled Team

Photograph depicts a team of dogs pulling a sled and an unidentified person across a very flat area under heavy clouds. Mountains in background. Handwritten annotations on verso of photograph: "Unbroken Trails", "Taylor". Photo...

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