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Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

  • 2000.1
  • Fonds
  • 3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993

Fonds consists of textual, photographic, cartographic, electronic and promotional films/video recordings related to the mining operations of Cassiar Asbestos Mining Corporation (CAMC) and creation of Cassiar townsite. CAMC records primarily consist of records related to mining operations including construction, engineering, daily mining operations, administration of CAMC, tallies of extractions, labour and union activities, corporate events and visits by dignitaries. Townsite records are primarily visual representations of townsite construction, including the creation of health, education and community services including Cassiar's private hospital, school, library, as well as townsite images. Photographs include documentation of natural and man-made landscapes within the Cassiar region of Northern BC. Other holdings include a near complete run of Cassiar's community newspaper.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd.

Photographic Material

The Photographic Materials series consists of 6100 photographs, 900 slides and negatives documenting a wide variety of subject areas pertaining to both the operations of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., and the company township of Cassiar, B.C. Types of subject areas found within this series include, but are not limited to: mine, plant, labour, and townsite operations at the company towns of Cassiar and Clinton Creek (including community activities associated therein and townsite development); construction of plant and mine buildings ; mines and equipment not owned by Cassiar Asbestos Corporation, but which are believed to have been used for operational research purposes ; aerial photographs ; company exploration of further mineral deposits outside of Cassiar ; official tours ; community images, promotional material ; executive portraits. The Photographic Materials series has been further subdivided into the following 4 subseries: Exploration & Development, Construction, General (Mining) Operations & (Townsite) Community Operations, and Corporate Affairs.

Exploration and Development

Subseries consists of photographic material pertaining to early geological exploration and planning of the mine sites, plant sites and town sites of both Cassiar, B.C. and later Clinton Creek, Y.T. This subseries also includes photographic material capturing mining locations not owned by Cassiar Asbestos Corporation for what is believed to be corporate research and development purposes.

Asbestos Mountain Expedition Party

Photograph depicts George Edzerza , R. T. Gilman, Bill Mossoh, and Pete Hamlin with gear and wearing snowshoes in the Asbestos Mountain area. It is believed that the photograph portrays their exploration of the future mine at Cassiar.

View of Asbestos Mountain Looking South - Annotated

Photograph depicts three men on Asbestos Mountain who are believed to be members of George Edzerza's expedition party during an exploration of the future mine at Cassiar.

Handwritten annotation on verso in blue ink describing sections of photograph which have been pointed to or outlined in blue ink: "LOOKING SOUTH" "ORE ZONE <500' [?] >" "'FLUFF' AREA" "2 MEN" "1 MAN" "OVER -->"
Handwritten annotation on recto in blue ink: "The shaded areas do not indicate 'fluff' necessarily - They are shadows from mountains. The size of the men will give you some indication of the distance".

View from Asbestos Mountain Looking South - Annotated

Photograph depicts the projected mining area of Asbestos Mountain, taken during the expedition of George Edzerza's party and their exploration of the future mine at Cassiar.

Handwritten annotation on verso in blue ink describing sections of photograph which have been pointed to or outlined in blue ink: "LOOKING SOUTH" "ORE ZONE <--500'--> ORE IN PLACE" "FLUFF AREA" "SOUTH^".

View From Asbestos Mountain Looking North

Photograph depicts the projected mining area of Asbestos Mountain, taken during the expedition of George Edzerza's party and their exploration of the future mine at Cassiar.

Handwritten annotations on verso in blue ink describing sections of photograph which have been pointed to or outlined in blue ink: "PROJECTED STRIKE - LOOKING NORTH - OVER -->" "<500'>" "NORTH".

Handwritten annotations in black ink on verso also outline areas and mark areas with "x".

Handwritten annotation on recto in blue ink: "No. 2. This is the continuation of the ore zone, over the top of the mountain, away from the 'fluff'' deposit."

Documented Exploration

A collection of 10 photographs of documented exploration in the early 1950s in and around the Cassiar area. Noted locations are Quartz Creek, Mocassin Mines, Blue River Bridge and the Alaska Highway.

Quartz Creek Bridge

Photograph depicts a log bridge across Quartz Creek taken from shore. Trees in background on opposite shore, snow capped mountains barely visible behind trees.

Camp at Quartz Creek

Photograph depicts three small camp structures in dirt landscape: one trailer, one wooden building and one tent building. Logs and wood pile in foreground, forest and snow-capped mountain in background.

Early Cassiar Site

A collection of photographs from the site that Cassiar was being built in the early 50s. Photos depict lumber piles, early camp area, the first buildings, mountains, and the creek.
Along with this collection there are a set of images also from the early Cassiar site mainly depicting a dirt road and various individuals and machinery along it.

Tent Site

Photograph depicts tent structures among trees at the temporary Cassiar construction camp. Taken from future site of garage building, looking northwest, snow-capped mountain in background.

McDame Creek Road

Photograph depicts McDame Creek road, snow-covered and taken from center of road, 1.5 miles from the early construction camp at Cassiar. Trees and mountains in background.

Glacier on McDame Creek Road

Photograph depicts McDame Creek Road, snow-covered and taken from center of road 1.5 miles from the early construction camp at Cassiar. Two stakes in foreground, one on either side of road. Glacier is believed to be crossing road between two stakes. Trees on either side of road, trees and hills in background.

Mountain North of Townsite

Photograph depicts snow-covered mountain north of townsite, partially covered in shadow. Photo taken with sun at highest point in the sky. Plant site clearing in foreground, trees behind clearing.

Early Caboose Office

Photograph depicts the caboose office: a small wooden structure with flat roof and one door. Snow pathways and power pole in foreground, trees and hills in background.

Early Cookery

Photograph depicts cookery building with truck on right, in front of door. Snow-covered lumber piles and machinery in foreground, trees and mountain in background.

Tent Site

Photograph depicts tent structures in the early construction camp at Cassiar. Snow-covered area in foreground, trees in background.

Mountain North of Townsite

Photograph depicts snow-covered mountain north of townsite, partially covered in shadow. Photo taken from north road in plant site, snow-covered road in foreground, trees behind road.

Mud Road

Photograph depicts a wet mud road in forest. It is believed that a truck is visible in the far distant background.

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