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Mine Valley, Plant & Town, 1961

Photograph depicts view of mine road in valley, from mountain above. Plant, tailings pile, and town visible in distance. South mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961", on recto: Townsite and Plantsite from mine."

Pouring Ribs at Crusher Site

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "POURING RIBS JUNE 29/64." Photograph depicts construction workers on large wooden framework structure extending from base of crusher building. Ladders stand parallel to structure against mountainside. The boom of a crane is visible in foreground. Miscellaneous construction equipment and materials throughout.

1961 - Mine Garage

Photograph depicts a car and two dump trucks near a small garage by road in mine. One man stands at garage site among tires and miscellaneous tools. Blasthole drills, shovels, and dump trucks visible in distance. Rocks in foreground, mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Tramline & Plantsite

Photograph depicts tower and bucket tram in left foreground, plantsite in midground, mountains across valley in background. Dry rock storage building, mill, tailings pile, and many other buildings visible in plantsite. 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".

1961 - Bar & Snackbar

Photograph depicts long wood building believed to be the bar and snackbar at Cassiar B.C. Two men can be seen standing on one of three porches to building. Pole, car, and trees in foreground; unknown buildings and mountain base in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1971 - Director's Lodge, Close View

Photograph depicts two lawn chairs in front of building with front deck. Trees visible in foreground and background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Directors Lodge Cassiar June 15 71". Building also known as "House 130".

Community Album - Bunkhouse

Photograph depicts an unidentified man walking in front of orange and brown two-story building speculated to be bunkhouse residences. Second unknown individual can be seen unloading car in left foreground. Trees and mountains visible in background.

Early North Peak Strip Mining

Photograph depicts the North peak of McDame mountain in the earlier stages of strip mining, South peak unmined in background. Quonset and other shops visible in left foreground, unknown building built into mountainside in right foreground.

Mine & Crusher Plant

Photograph depicts the Cassiar mine. North and South peak featured in background, and West peak in left foreground. Pit is being developed between South peak and West peak. Old mine garage is visible in lower centre of image, and crushing plant in right foreground. Mountain range in distance.

Incoming Bucket, Station #1

Photograph depicts bucket hanging from tramline in foreground. Support tower stands in midground in front of station building. Another building can be seen at top of mountain in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "INCOMING BUCKET #1 STATION". Photograph was glued to cardboard backing with the annotation: "1962".

Directors at House 130, Casual Photo

Photograph depicts group of eight men standing on lawn in front of building known as "House 130" or "Director's Lodge". Left to right: Nick Gritzuk, Charles Rainforth Elliot, W. Harold Connell, Jack Christian, Fred Martin Connell, Ken A. Creery, Plato Malezemoff (from Newmont Mining), Tam Zimmermann. Gritzuk appears to be pointing at photographer. Trees and mountains in background. Most men featured in photo are believed to be members of Cassiar's Board of Directors.

Women & Young Girl at Front Steps

Four elderly women in black dresses stand to right of steps to unknown building. A young girl stands at top of steps in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Audry [Night?], Mrs Fuller, Mrs Peters, Mrs Murphy, Mrs [McMeefrin?] Mrs McKechine".

Mr. Blamey & Puppy on Steps

A man named Mr. Blamey sits beside dog while smoking a pipe. Unknown building in background. Ladder and stool on right, building material on left. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Mr. Blamey on Buddy when he was tiny" (see also item 2009.5.2.262 for reference to Blamey family).

Sarah Glassey in Group by Car in Atlin, BC

Group of four women and one man stands in front of car in unidentified yard. Sarah stands on far left, buildings, wood pile, and forest in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "[Wright Car?] Atlin." Similar group also featured in items 2009.5.2.274 - 2009.5.2.294.

Sarah Glassey with Men in Military Uniforms

Sarah Glassey stands to left of three unknown men, embracing the man beside her who wears what is believed to be a pilot's uniform. Young man seated on ground wears suit, tie, and military hat. Young man on far right wears navy uniform. Trees in left background, street and houses in right background.

H.F. Glassey at Unknown Building

Photograph depicts Bert Glassey standing on wood sidewalk in front of building believed to be a small hotel. A dog stands in doorway, and a woman can be seen walking beside building. Trees and hills in background. Sign partially visible to left of Glassey reads "ROOMS".

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