The Alexander Manson Mining Collection consists of 133 loose photographs documenting various aspects of the mining industry in Northern British Columbia between 1930-1940. Photographs show images of Manson Creek and Germansen Landing.
Photograph depicts a caterpillar tractor and a bulldozer working on a ditch cut through a forested landscape. Handwritten annotation on recto reads: "see #1 cut go wide on top". Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "caterpiller tractor and bulldozer working on ditch"
Photograph depicts a shovel digging a deepcut along in the hillside within a forested landscape. Handrwitten annotation on recto of photograph: "1 yd. P&H 36 ton shovel (one of the deepest cuts) with a ditch bottom 15ft.
Photograph depicts a flooded rocky terrain with a forest landscape in the background. Annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Flattened to grade by Bulldozer, ready for shovel to dig. Sec. #2. Ground still very wet. Frost just out."
Photograph depicts a line of wooden piles that have been driven into the ground and lead through a forested landscape. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "part of flume construction piles driven down to refusal".
Photograph depicts four men standing in front of a float plane on the shore of a lake surrounded by their bags. Annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Leaving Stuart Lake by plane, Left to right: Mason, Keith, Ferguson, MacMillan (Pilot)"
Photograph depicts four men posed within or beside two horse drawn carriages in a winter forest landscape. Annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Skookum Davis (?) Bert McCorkell, Bert McDonald - Coming out Nov. 10th, 1934"