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A Saw

Image depicts a saw and numerous wooden boards at an uncertain location.

Clinton Creek Operations

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd opened a second mine in 1967 at what became the one-industry town of Clinton Creek, Y.T. File contains photographs depicting different areas of operations at Clinton Creek. Locations include the mine, plant, town, ...

Construction Album - New Mill

File contains photographs documenting the construction of Cassiar's new mill building. Photos depict early excavation, foundations, framework, construction of all seven stories, sheeting, siding, and roof tarring. Also included are photos dep...

Evaporation Gauge (Atmometer)

Image depicts an atmometer. According to the slide, it is being used for measuring the rate of water evaporation "from carborundum stone." The location is uncertain.

General & Community Operations

Subseries consists of photographic material pertaining to the following subject areas: mine operations; plant operations;labour strike 1970s images; townsite operations of the company towns of Cassiar and Clinton Creek (including community activit...

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...

Helicopter and Man

Image depicts a man standing in front of a helicopter; a waterfall is visible on the cliffs in the background. The slide itself is labelled "BC Parks Tour."

Instrumentation

File contains slides depicting various types of instruments at various locations, including Willow River.

Logs and Machinery

Image depicts numerous piles of logs, and two unidentified individuals operating an excavator with a "thumb" attachment. The location is uncertain.

Maintenance Projects

Photographs depict different construction projects at separate locations in Cassiar. Photographs were originally housed in envelopes with the following annotations: "POLICE STATION. July 15, 1977."; "Aggregates and Concrete (PERMAST...

Mine Site Equipment

Image depicts what appears to be a junkyard for old mining equipment at an uncertain location, though possibly near Gibraltar.

Model for New Mill Displayed Outdoors

Photograph depicts large square model of the new mill building that was built at the Cassiar plant site in 1970. Model is displayed outdoors on a platform that stands on four saw horses. Machinery modeled inside the structure is colour-coded. Pla...

Model for New Mill Displayed Outdoors

Photograph depicts large square model of the new mill building that was built at the Cassiar plant site in 1970. Model is displayed on green material set on a platform in snowy area. Machinery modeled inside the structure is colour-coded. Mountai...

Model for New Mill Displayed Outdoors

Photograph depicts large square model of the new mill building that was built at the Cassiar plant site in 1970. Model is displayed on green material set on a platform in snowy area. Machinery modeled inside the structure is colour-coded. Mountai...

Model of Mine, 1970

Photograph depicts colour-coded model of mine in display case. Legend partially legible in image: "TALUS / VOLCANICS / WASTE SERPENTINE / AAA ORE / AA ORE". Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Cassiar B.C. June 1970 by T...

Plantsite

This file contains operations at the plantsite:Below is synopsis of the item level descriptions (see each item for further description)locations depicted at Plantsite: mill building, dry rock storage building, tailings pile, gravel pit, power hous...

Steam Shovel

Image depicts a woman standing next to a steam shovel, located in Quesnelle Forks.

Superintendent’s Office 1988

File contains images of mine operations and construction, as well as a variety of other subjects.Elements of the underground mine are depicted, including miners working, the marked rock face, yellow ducting and ventilation fan, the portal, mesh ro...

Terzaghi Dam

Image depicts the Terzaghi Dam viewed from the downstream side near Bralorne B.C.

Tramline

File contains photographs featuring the tramline at Cassiar which ran from the crushing plant at the mountain mine to the plantsite in the valley (a drop of 427 meters). The first ore was originally transported by truck to the plant until the grav...

[Cypress Hill?]

Image depicts two unidentified individuals and a van on a farm at an uncertain location, possibly a place called Cypress Hill, with an atmometer and a sunshine recorder.

[Fort St. John?] - Old Farm Equipment

Image depicts numerous pieces of what appears to be old farming equipment. There is also an unidentified individual sitting aginst the side of a building. The location is possibly Fort St. John, B.C.