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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 consis...

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. ...

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 materia...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 stak...

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.

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