Subseries 2000.1.1.3 - General & Community Operations

Drill Bit Testing Shovel Townsite & Plantsite, 1958 Cassiar Valley, Tree Silhouette Detail View of Talus, Test Pit Mine & Ore Gravity Chute Dump Truck Under Tramline North View of Tramline From Valley Incoming Bucket, Station #1 Loading Station Tramline from Mountain Truck on Road Under Tramline Crossing Tramline from Mine Road North View of Tramline from Valley 1961 - Bench Mining, North West View 1961 - 6430 Ore Bench 1961 - Mine Buildings 1961 - Mine Garage 1961 - Drillmasters on North Ridge 1961 - Drillmasters on North Ridge 1961 - Drillmaster on North Ridge 1961 - Explosive Preparation 1961 - Explosive Preparation 1961 - Explosive Preparation 1961 - Explosion 1961 - Shovel on Peak 1961 - Shovel Loading Dump Truck 1961 - Shovel Loading Dump Truck 1961 - Tramline & Plantsite 1961 - Plantsite 1961 - Power House 1961 - Tramline Crossing in Plantsite 1961 - Mill, Rock Storage, & Tailings 1961 - Dry Rock Storage Building 1961 - Mill Machinery 1961 - Mill Fan 1961 - Mill Fan 1961 - Mill Wheelabrators 1961 - Dryer Burners 1961 - Dryer Burners 1961 - Power House Interior 1961 - Woman in Lab 1961 - Movie Projectors Mine Valley, 1954 Mine Valley, Plant & Town, 1961 Talus Ore & Veinlets Close View of Talus Ore Unknown Man & Talus Ore North Peak Strip Mining Waste in Mine Valley
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General & Community Operations

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  • [between 1952 and 1992] (Creation)

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52 cm of photographic material; comprising 3780 photographs and 390+ slides, and negatives

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(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)

Scope and content

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 activities associated therein and townsite development); as well as, images of mines not owned by Cassiar Asbestos Corporation, but which are believed to have been used for operational research purposes.

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As no original file order was evident the Archivist has imposed order based upon subject.

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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Please consult Archivist for more information.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Personal or academic use of the historic photographs, textual materials, audio and video 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 UNBC Archives for further information.

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Subseries is part of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. Fonds.

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When photographic materials were originally removed from within textual material they were given a temporary accession no. with its tertiary number reflecting the box number from which the photograph was removed.

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