Item 2007.17.1.4 - Bird's eye view of Quesnel Quartz Mine Camp

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Bird's eye view of Quesnel Quartz Mine Camp

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  • 1935 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 9 cm

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(22 Aug 1910 - 24 May 1996)

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Photograph depicts a snow-covered forest clearing with six structures and a truck. Buildings have been numbered 1-8 with pen. Original handwritten annotations on verso of photograph are signed by Tom Marsh. Photograph is taped to paper. Typed annotation on recto of paper reads: “1. Bridge over creek. 2. Blacksmith shop. 3. Powerhouse. 4. Headframe over 200’ shaft. 5. Office 6. Water tanks from powerhouse. 7. Bunkhouse. 8. Truck. 9. Cookhouse behind #6 cannot be seen. We were always able to find the cookhouse even though hidden in this picture. Taken about 1935 by Russell Ross, supt. Quesnel Quarts Mine. Tom Marsh, Box 156, Squamish B. C.”

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    Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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    .tiff & jpg

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    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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    Item is part of the James Joseph Claxton Photographic Collection.

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