File 2000.1.1.3.15 - Mine (1952 to 1972)

Unknown Woman & Men at Mine Men & Air Track Drill Shovel & Haul Truck Mine Garage & West Peak Dozer on Cliff Two Dozers on Cliff, Close View Shovel & Haul Trucks Dozer on Cliff, Cassiar Valley in Background Drilling CIR Rock Types - Cassiar Pit 1

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Title proper

Mine (1952 to 1972)

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  • Graphic material

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[Some Photographs attributed to] George Hunter [and] Tom Kiefer.

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2000.1.1.3.15

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Date(s)

  • 1953 - 1970 (Creation)

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Physical description

38 photographs (34 photograph prints : b&w and col. - 4 slides : col. )

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Name of creator

(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)

Custodial history

Scope and content

File contains photographs depicting machinery, individuals, buildings, and mining processes at the open mine on McDame Mountain, Cassiar, B.C. Some photos depict benches from open strip mining, and two images feature models of the mine (1955 and 1970). Machinery depicted includes shovels, bulldozers, tractors, ore haul trucks (Kenworth, International Harvester, and Wabco), air track drills, blasthole drills, and Ingersoll-Rand Drill. Identified individuals include Fred Murray, R.R. [Kiresan?], C.E. Bronson, Bill Giachino, and "Sam".

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Physical condition

Photographs are in good condition: 9 are adhered to album pages.

Arrangement

Arrangement imposed by archivist (by date). Original order maintained where evident.

Language of material

  • English

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Location of originals

Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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Associated materials

Item is part of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds. See General Operations File 2000.1.1.3.19 for more images featuring the Cassiar mine, and File 2000.1.1.3.16 for photos taken of the mine after 1972.

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2000.1.1.3.15

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2000.1.1.3.15

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