Title and statement of responsibility area
Mine (1952 to 1972)
General material designation
- Graphic material
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
[Some Photographs attributed to] George Hunter [and] Tom Kiefer.
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1953 - 1970 (Creation)
Physical description area
38 photographs (34 photograph prints : b&w and col. - 4 slides : col. )
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Archival description area
Name of creator
(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)
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".
Photographs are in good condition: 9 are adhered to album pages.
Arrangement imposed by archivist (by date). Original order maintained where evident.
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Script of material
Location of originals
Northern BC Archives & Special Collections
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Restrictions on access
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.
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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- Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. (Subject)
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