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Office Staff at Main Office, 1958

Photograph depicts group of 12 men standing on steps at back of main office. Front row: Jack Berry, Mickey Dopson, Andre Beguin, Fred Murray. 2nd row: Dick Stevens, Rene Pasiaud. Third row: Craigie Hood, Alex Powell. Back row: Dr. Charles Cobb MD,...

Mill Modification 1970

Photograph of two workers in background working on the Mill Modification program in 1970. This photo is part of larger collection of 71 photographs of this program, compiled into a report in 1978.

Mill Modification 1970

Photograph of the Mill Modification program in 1970. This photo is part of larger collection of 71 photographs of regarding the improvements to the mill as part of the plantsite and was compiled into a report in 1978.

General Operations Albums

File includes six aggregations of photographs which have been assembled in this file in order to maintain the integrity of each group by keeping the photos arranged together, though each group features operations pertaining to multiple files in th...

1961 - Bench Mining, North West View

Photograph depicts mine area at Cassiar, crushing plant visible on left. Various mine buildings visible midground. Blasthole drills, shovels, dozers, and dump trucks can be seen on bench in foreground at 6430 elevation. Handwritten annotations on ...

1961 - Drillmasters on North Ridge

Photograph depicts men standing near two Atlas Copco Drillmasters (blasthole drills). These are precision hammer drills which had their own power source. Large bags of ammonium nitrate in foreground, mountaintops in background. The men depicted he...

1961 - Explosive Preparation

Photograph depicts a man wearing a hard hat preparing long narrow bags of explosive material. Large bags of ammonium nitrate in right foreground, mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Mill Fan

Photograph depicts a fan from the air system used to transport fibre throughout the mill system. It is believed that this photograph was taken on the top floor of the mill. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1965 - Office Staff at Main Office

Photograph depicts group of twenty-four men standing on front steps of main office building. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "JULIEN ST. GEORGES / CHARLIE GANDER / HANS VELTMEYER / GEORGE TROWSDALE / BOB LOVETT / KARL SHULTZ /...

1971 - Tramline on Plantsite

Photograph depicts tramline buckets and tower on plantsite. Vehicles, building materials, and unidentified buildings also visible on plantsite (including what appears to be a water tower). Mountains and valley in background. Handwritten annotation...

Community Album - Laundry Room

Photograph depicts unidentified young man at clothes dryers. Wall of cubby compartments in background; washing machines and piles of laundry in foreground. Clothes in pile appear to be all coveralls or denim, possibly work clothes.

1979 Operating Budget Proposal

This collection is proposed Cassiar development for the operating budget in 1979. The photographs are of poster-size presentation information. Topics covered include: operating graph of cost vs. fibre production, productivity rates, waste removal,...

Powerhouse Development: Barrel

This is a collection of photographs from Liverpoool UK for the commercial promotion of a barrel. They are professional depictions of all sides and angles of the proposed barrel that Cassiar was exploring to obtain. It can be assumed that this barr...

Fire Engines

This file is Cassiar's exploration to obtain a fire engine for the town and mine.There are two photographs of a Hub Fire Engine. The Fire truck in the photographs is from the Peachland Fire Department, and was taken in West Summerland BC. The...

Kutcho Creek Exploration Camp

Photograph depicts man believed to be Matt Bell standing in Kutcho Creek exploration camp. The camp was set up by a crew led by Cassiar's Chief Geologist Bill Plumb. Tents on either side, wood structure in background. Sign on wood post: "...

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.

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 stak...

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