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Cyprus Anvil Mine in Faro, YT

File contains set of images taken in Faro, Y.T. Annotation on photo envelope reads: “Visit to / CYPRUS ANVIL / FARO Y.T. / SEPT 1975 / BY DALE CARIN / R. WILSON.” Images depict the pit mine operated by Cyprus Anvil Corporation, including a grader, ore hauling truck (likely a Wabco), an explosives transport truck, and unidentified equipment including an electrical utility box and some type of rotating wheel in the mill building.

Thetford Mines, Quebec

The file contains photographs originally found in an unmarked and undated black binder depicting colour-coded mill equipment and machinery. Several of these images are annotated “Bell”, “Bell Asbestos”, and “National”. It is speculated that these images originate from the underground asbestos mine in Thetford Mines, Quebec operated by Bell Asbestos Mines Ltd. and the National Mine in Quebec. One image appears to be, or looks similar to the new mill at Cassiar, built in 1971.

Bagging Machinery at Nordenham, Germany

File contains photographs annotated Nordenham, presumably indicating that these images were taken in the Asbestos Corporation's plant in Nordenham Germany. The images depict bagging machinery in the mill, including a palletizer, automatic sewing machine, packer, shrinkwrap machine, glue applicator and cement bags. Some of the images include detailed annotations.

Manager's Photos - Oil Tank Foundations

Photograph depicts building materials and men working in construction area on plant site. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "Pictures taken June 11th: (2) Walls for power house poured. Oil tank foundations in foreground and mill in background. Looking south."

Manager's Photos - Truck Dump & Power House

Photograph depicts men building truck dump in foreground, building believed to be power house in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "Pictures taken June 11th: (3) Framing water tank tower. Water well in foreground and tower timbers and oil tanks in background. Looking east." [Note believed to be incorrect.]

Manager's Photos - Mill Walls

Photograph depicts 8 men working on top of unknown wooden structure, dog in foreground, mountain base in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "1. Erecting 12"x12"s for mill walls. Looking west. Note boulders in foreground ready to be blasted to clear area."

Manager's Photos - Diesel Engine Foundations

Photograph depicts 8 men and possibly 1 woman working in construction area, mountains in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "2. Pouring concrete for second Ruston diesel engine. In foreground is the first diesel foundation stripped of concrete form ready for engine. Looking west."

Manager's Photos - Mill Walls

Photograph depicts 4 men working on early stages of mill construction, mountains in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "9. Erecting wall posts on mill foundations. Looking west."

Manager's Photos - Diesel Engine Foundations

Photograph depicts man working on foundation site, building materials in foreground, oil tank and mountains in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "10. Shows one foundation already poured for the diesel engines, and behind is seen the concrete form for the second."

Manager's Photos - Staff Members

Photograph depicts 4 men and dog in front of building (first man not clearly visible). Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "2. Four staff members (poor snap). L to R - Paisaud, Farewell, Tigert Hood. Taken in front of office."

Manager's Photos - Mill Concrete

Photograph depicts 5 men working on structure in snowy area, 1 man on ground with wheelbarrow, trees and mountainside in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "9. Pouring concrete for mill. Man wheeling wheelbarrow in foreground."

Manager's Photos - Concrete for Mill Walls

Photograph depicts 5 men working on mill construction in foreground. Dump truck, equipment, tool shed, group of men, trees and mountain base in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "10. Pouring concrete for mill walls. Man dumping wheelbarrow in foreground."

Manager's Photos - Concrete Pier for Drier

Photograph depicts dog and group of men working in cluttered building project, wood planks scattered throughout, trees in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "12. Concrete pier for feed end of drier. Wooden forms stripped. Tool shed in background."

Manager's Photos - Men at Sand Flats Road Camp

Photograph depicts three men in hats standing at doorway to building. Steel drum and miscellaneous supplies on ground near mean, trees in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "5. Sand flats road camp. L. to R. W. Lawton, assistant, W.H. Forrest B.C.L.S. Dept of Public Works supervisor, 'Mac' McKenzie our mine captain."

Manager's Photos - Men at Office

Photograph depicts four men in business attire (two wearing ties) in doorway of log office building. Pile of snow in foreground on right. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "6. In front of office; L. to R. Duncan, Hood, Ward, Jenkyns." It is believed that these men may be staff members.

Manager's Photos -Service Garage Close to Completion

Photograph depicts scaffolding around garage, trees and mountainside in background. Men, steel drums and smaller white buildings can be seen around base of garage. Snow and dirt piles in mid ground, dog and steel drum in foreground. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "8. Service garage nearly completed. Wide doors for taking bulldozers, and high enough to clear a van truck."

Manager's Photos - Mill Wall Footings

Photograph depicts group of men working in trench and above ground in dirt area. Trees and concrete mixer on wheels in background, mountainside barely visible in distance. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "9. (Haze on top) First wheelbarrow load of cement poured for wall footings in mill."

Manager's Photos - Pouring Concrete at Mill

Photograph depicts group of men working in dirt area, snow and trees in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "10. Pouring concrete at mill. Steamer for heating water in foreground, concrete mixer in background." Concrete mixer is behind four steel drums.

Manager's Photos - Pouring Concrete at Mill

Photograph depicts group of men pouring concrete at mill. Steamer for heating water can be seen in mid ground as well as concrete mixer behind four steel drums. Trees and mountain base in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "11. Same as above. [see 2000.1.1.2.266]"

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