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Benjamin Film Laboratories
2000.1.1.1.27 · Dossier · [between 1951 and 1973]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photographic slides of map of Canada depicting different geology and geography interests such as: mines and reserves, physiographic regions, soil regions, permafrost limits, underdeveloped hydro potential and development corridor.

Certain Teed
2000.1.1.1.31 · Pièce · 1970
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

This photograph is an aerial depiction of what is believed to be a Certain Teed factory in the United States. Certain Creed is a manufacturing company that supplies building materials. They have been in operation since 1904 to present. This photograph was found along with invoices, shipping orders and correspondence between Certain Teed and Cassiar.

Kutcho Creek Exploration Camp
2000.1.1.1.06.02 · Pièce · 1966
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts man believed to be Matt Bell standing in Kutcho Creek exploration camp. The camp was set up by a crew led by Cassiar's Chief Geologist Bill Plumb. Tents on either side, wood structure in background. Sign on wood post: "PLUMB BLVD."

Bulldozer on Talus Slope
2000.1.1.1.06.04 · Pièce · [1966?]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph believed to have been taken near Kutcho Creek, BC during an outside exploration trip led by Cassiar's Chief Geologist Bill Plumb. Bill stands to left of man believed to be Matt Bell in right foreground. Bulldozer works along talus slope in left foreground.

Equipment United Keno Hill
2000.1.1.1.36 · Dossier · 1989
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

This file contains a collection of photographs of Elsa Mine and Venus Mine in the Yukon Territories that were operated by Equipment United Keno Hill, and were subsequently closed after Keno shut down operations in 1989.

It can be assumed that the Cassiar mine was looking at the equipment at Elsa and Venus mine for purchase as the collection depicts various machinery including: shotcrete machine, long hole drill, auger screw, compressed air powered generator, Cat engine, scooptram and slusher from Elsa Mine; and an empty trailer, first aid trailer, compressed air powered tugger, air receivers, cooling system, twist air compressors, and a bit sharpener from Venus Mine.

2000.1.1.1.01.06 · Pièce · [27 January 1951?]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts the projected mining area of Asbestos Mountain, taken during the expedition of George Edzerza's party and their exploration of the future mine at Cassiar.

Handwritten annotations on verso in blue ink describing sections of photograph which have been pointed to or outlined in blue ink: "PROJECTED STRIKE - LOOKING NORTH - OVER -->" "<500'>" "NORTH".

Handwritten annotations in black ink on verso also outline areas and mark areas with "x".

Handwritten annotation on recto in blue ink: "No. 2. This is the continuation of the ore zone, over the top of the mountain, away from the 'fluff'' deposit."

Dry Rock Storage Construction
2000.1.1.2.12 · Dossier · 1953 - 1958
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

This file contains photographs of the construction of the dry rock storage building in 1953. The two photographs included in this collection depict the trusses of the building during construction.

Steam Plant Pipe Line
2000.1.1.2.14 · Dossier · Nov. 1969
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

This collection is of the pipe line for the New Steam Plant contracted out to Humphrey Construction. The photographs depict the outdoor work of laying the pipe in dug in ground. The file that these photographs were found in contains a contract with Humphrey Construction, specifications for construction and correspondence.

2000.1.1.2.2.13 · Pièce · 1963
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Men can be seen working on site, building tools and supplies scattered throughout. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "View showing various levels of foundations". A chute of some kind extends from high level to men near bottom. Dirt road at site, and tree-covered valley can be seen in background. Construction of a long structure near the edge of the excavation area can be seen in midground; this is believed to be conveyor "B".

Work Crew Eating Outside in Cold Weather
2000.1.1.2.2.25 · Pièce · 1963
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Work crew eating in open at 10˚ below zero, evicted from Lunchroom, due to damage to, from falling rock." Men are shown sitting in snow. Various metal materials in foreground, snow-covered mountainside in background. It is believed that power lines are also visible in background.

Blasthole Drill
2000.1.1.2.2.35 · Pièce · 1963
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Four construction workers stand to left of blasthole drill number "604" among many empty cardboard boxes. Mountain range can be seen in background.

Lowering Crusher Pinion into Place
2000.1.1.2.2.39 · Pièce · 1963
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Placing Crusher Pinion; Pitman; weight approx. 20 tons". Man stands on top of a very tall, red peice of equipment believed to be a crusher pitman. Boom of crane is visible in foreground, and two other men stand on a high level of the crusher building. Crusher foundations, an unidentified building, and mountain in background.

2000.1.1.2.2.41 · Pièce · 1963
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Erection of steel framework of Building". Red rectangular equipment stands enclosed in wood frame, which is also being enclosed in the much larger steel frame of the crusher building. Men are working on site, and boom of traveler crane can be seen on right. Other buildings at crusher plant are visible at top of mountain in background.

2000.1.1.2.2.47 · Pièce · 1963
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts the steel sheeting of the crusher building underway. Three men stand on platform suspended by cables close to roof of crusher building. Three other men can be seen working on the roof of the building, one walking, one sitting, one lying on his stomach very close to the edge. All are wearing safety gear. Cassiar mountain range in background.

Conveyor "B" & Propane Tank from Below
2000.1.1.2.2.50 · Pièce · 1963
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Conveyor 'B' from below, & Propane Tank." Conveyor sits on tall steel framework and encased in steel sheeting, elevated over gravel area and propane tank. Conveyor structure stands to right of snow-covered slope. It is believed that the crusher building stands in background.

Propane Tank & Completed Conveyor "B"
2000.1.1.2.2.52 · Pièce · 1963
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Conveyor sits on tall steel framework, encased in steel sheeting, and stands to right of snow-covered slope. Propane tank sits on log structure below conveyor. Snowy mountains in background. See also item 2000.1.1.2.373. Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Project completed - at 52˚ temp."

First Mill
2000.1.1.2.03 · Dossier · 1964
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph collection of early mill construction. Various annotations note retaining ribs, pouring ribs, pouring retaining walls, the west wall, steel work, transformer house, and furnace pad.

Retaining Wall at Crusher Site
2000.1.1.2.03.05 · Pièce · 9 July 1964
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "RETAINING WALL POUR JULY 9/64." Photograph depicts construction workers among machinery near retaining wall under conveyor of crusher building. Crane stands on left, front end loader and back hoe tractor in foreground on right. Mountainside in background.

Retaining Wall at Crusher Site
2000.1.1.2.03.07 · Pièce · 9 July 1964
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "RETAINING WALL POUR JULY 9/64." Photograph depicts two construction workers standing on retaining wall in foreground. Two other men stand near a crane operating in midground, with its load suspended above men on wall. Crane stands on road between a building and retaining wall, mountain range in background.

West Wall Footing at Crusher Site
2000.1.1.2.03.08 · Pièce · 8 August 1964
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "FOOTING WEST WALL AUG 8/64." Photograph depicts a construction worker near freshly poured cement footings. Building is semi-visible in background on left, tall steel framework behind footings on right. The hard had of a second worker is visible behind footings.

2000.1.1.2.03.10 · Pièce · 19 August 1964
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "FORMING & STEEL WORK AUG 19/64." Photograph depicts construction workers among machinery on high elevation of crusher site. It is believed that a front end loader and concrete mixer stand in this area. Forms for cement made of wood and rebar can be seen in foreground on left, retaining wall on right. Building top and mountain range visible in background.

Model for New Mill Displayed in Room
2000.1.1.2.04.01 · Pièce · [ca. 1970]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts large square model of the new mill building that was built at the Cassiar plant site in 1970. Model is displayed on green material laid on floor against wall in unidentified room. Machinery modeled inside the structure is colour-coded.

Accidents and Incidents
2000.1.1.3.01 · Dossier · [ca. 1971 - 1991]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

File contains images relating to Incident & Accident Investigations and Occurrences. The photographs are grouped into sets relating to separate incidents.

File contains photographs related primarily to the following subject areas: personnel vehicle accidents, mine vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, fires, and rock falls in the pit mine.

Identified objects include Euclid ore hauling trucks, Wabco ore haulage trucks, drill rigs, derailed train car, Clark forklift, dump trucks, twisted steel girder, and cat machine.

Locations identified include the townsite, mill building, pit mine, tramline, railroad, the powerhouse, the plantsite, and the underground mine.

The following is abbreviated description of the incidents documented in this file:

  • Photos and negatives of a rock slide in the pit mine, a flooding creek, a house severely damaged by fire, a parking lot in Cassiar, and what are speculated to be oil drums.
  • Various of Finning Tractor and equipment damage incidents, one occurred on 2 July 1981 because of HOS blade, another in Nov, 1987, and another in Oct. 1986. Also Euclid accidents, of which one occurred 29 May 1987
  • Photos of split fibre bags in snow, a damaged brown car in Cassiar parking lot, various Blast Hole Drill accidents, of which one occurred in pit in September 1985, and another planned blast that failed to detonate - powergel 'A' slurry failure on 10 June 1985.
  • a derailed train, and a young woman measuring damaged steel trellis.
  • Photos of Drill #707 fallen over in bank, a broken haulage truck, a fire damaged truck, and of Drill and Wzbco accident, #650 Haulage Truck accident on Oct. 24, 1990, and another accident near gas pump area involving truck on 5 Feb. 1987.
  • Photos of damaged tramline after avalanche with annotated envelope "Bill Zemenchick", a set of photos showing tramline trackrope incident in 1986, and a derailed tramline carts in discharge area on 6 October 1986.
  • Photos of Pressure Packer Accumulator Failure from the Plantsite in 1986, incident neraby Fibre Storage building involving #872 Forklift during 80s, another incident involving the #489 Hydraulic Shovel in the Mine during 80s.
  • Photos of broken windshield and overloaded bucket on 30 April 1985, a screw gun malfunction caused by outlet having 600v power source in 1985, incident caused injury.
  • Photos of "G" conveyor accident in April 1988, equipment damage in Underground mine in 1990, damaged screens in Mill, malfunctioning blade incident 11 Jan. 1992.
  • Photos of Cat Engine cracking, damaged garbage truck, Haulage Truck engine failure on 27 Oct. 1986, Truck #84 backed into trench on 17 Oct. 1990, a loader that caught fire 21 June 1989, a grader accident on 21 Nov. 1985, and Haul track #59 broken tie rod that caused significant equipment damage.
  • Photos of a fuel oil spill on 11 June 1990 in the Cassiar valley around plantsite.
  • Photos of ground failure in Cassiar open pit 22 June 1988, 5 May 1987, and 2 Sept. 1987.
  • Photos of damaged tires and damaged cart, a panfeeder accident in trench, shovel accidents on 6 March 1986 and 15 November 1986, Cylinder rod accident on 7 March 1986, manhole incident 9 April 1984, snow damage to building 29 March 1982, another loader engine fire on 3 Sept. 1987, and a broken tail light on 6 April 1988.
  • Photos of accident in Underground mine when drilling piece of shotcrete fell on 20 June 1991, incident of disconnecting sling from chute causing damage on 4 July 1990, and accident in open pit of machinery going off road on 14 January 1988.
  • Photos of Mine Garage Parts-room fire collection; 18 January 1986, also included are two photographs of a Euclid truck - kept with collection of context. Truck could have been used to transport debris.
  • Important collection of three photographs of scoop tram sabotage incident - "foul play" on 15 June 1990. The Scoop tram was used in the underground mine.

Some of the above accidents involved personnel and therefore access is restricted - See Archivist for accessibility.

Drill Bit Testing
2000.1.1.3.02 · Dossier · 1978
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

File contains photographs depicting close view of drill bits used in the Cassiar mine. The photos were taken for documentary purposes during an evaluation procedure in which the bits were tested and compared. 32 of the photos are adhered to three reports containing detailed analysis of the condition and function of the drill bits used. Reports were addressed to "E. Komperdo / Assist. Mine Superintendent, Production," and were sent by "Bob Clark / Industrial Engineer" and "E. Isaaks / Engineer Trainee." All of the photos are heavily annotated on verso and recto, often documenting the date, bit number, drilling depth, and notes on general condition.

Trailer Service
2000.1.1.3.03 · Dossier · Nov. 1975 - Aug. 1976
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

File contains 20 slides date stamped between July and August 1976 and annotated “TRAILER SERVICE SUMMER 1976", depicting the construction and renovation of a mobile home, excavations, and structures believed to be wells or water boxes. File also contains 9 additional slides with no annotations, depicting mobile home and houses in winter. These 9 images are associated with materials dated Nov. – Dec. 1976 and it is likely that these photographs were taken in the winter of 1975-1976.

2000.1.1.3.04 · Dossier · [ca. 1978]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

File contains 6 slide presentations depicting training material for the operation of a P&H excavator published by the Harnischfeger Institute. The presentations depict an introduction to excavator controls and techniques for proper hoist motion, proper swing motion, concerning haulage units, proper propel motion, and proper crowd motion.