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2000.1.1.2.1.261 · Item · April 1952
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts three men in hats standing at doorway to building. Steel drum and miscellaneous supplies on ground near mean, trees in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "5. Sand flats road camp. L. to R. W. Lawton, assistant, W.H. Forrest B.C.L.S. Dept of Public Works supervisor, 'Mac' McKenzie our mine captain."

2000.1.1.2.1.265 · Item · April 1952
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of men working in trench and above ground in dirt area. Trees and concrete mixer on wheels in background, mountainside barely visible in distance. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "9. (Haze on top) First wheelbarrow load of cement poured for wall footings in mill."

2000.1.1.2.1.267 · Item · April 1952
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of men pouring concrete at mill. Steamer for heating water can be seen in mid ground as well as concrete mixer behind four steel drums. Trees and mountain base in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "11. Same as above. [see 2000.1.1.2.266]"

2000.1.1.2.1.283 · Item · April 1952
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts two men in mud between dump truck and sunken loader. Snowbank and trees above excavated area in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "4. Eimco loader up on its rear end. No damage resulted. This will happen when mucking on an up grade when bucket in dump position. While loader is in this position a mechanic can be seen taking the opportunity of inspecting and tighting up loose roller bracket bolts."

2000.1.1.2.1.284 · Item · April 1952
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts two tent buildings at end of dirt road with snow on either side. Man and possibly dog can be seen in distance. Trees and mountains in background. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "5. First two tents in tent campsite."

2000.1.1.2.1.287 · Item · April 1952
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts man working in dirt area behind wood fence-like structure. Trees in background, track plow semi-visible on right. Corresponding note on accompanying photo description page: "8. Well for industrial water. Located in Northwest corner of Plant Site."

2000.1.1.2.1.298 · Item · [ca. April 1952]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts log building with slanted roof, two windows visible, and door on side. Cylinder tank lies horizontally on wood base to right of building. Car on far right, snow pile and power pole in foreground, trees in background. Building believed to be one of the many described in item 2000.1.1.2.286.

2000.1.1.2.1.301 · Item · [ca. April 1952]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts rear view of numerous wood buildings in a line with roofs slanting upwards. The cookery, bunkhouse and office are believed to be among the buildings (see item 2000.1.1.2.305). Snowbank in foreground, mountain in background. See also items 2000.1.1.2.286 and 2000.1.1.2.299.

Manager's Photos - Warehouse
2000.1.1.2.1.309 · Item · March 1952
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten annotation in blue ink on recto of photograph: "Warehouse in construction." Photograph depicts two men working in warehouse interior, and one man sitting on top of wall with sledge hammer raised. Miscellaneous building tools and supplies throughout.

2000.1.1.2.1.311 · Item · [1951?]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Handwritten annotation below photo on page taped to photograph: "PHOTO #2: Looking N across talus slide of asbestos fibre and serpentine fragments." Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph in blue ink describing sections of photograph which have been pointed to or outlined: "Talus of asbestos fibre & serpentine fragments -->" "Photo #1 -->" "Approx upper contact of serpentine -->".

Steam Plant Pipe Line
2000.1.1.2.14 · File · Nov. 1969
Part of 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 · Item · 1963
Part of 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".

2000.1.1.2.2.25 · Item · 1963
Part of 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.

2000.1.1.2.2.39 · Item · 1963
Part of 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 · Item · 1963
Part of 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 · Item · 1963
Part of 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.

2000.1.1.2.2.50 · Item · 1963
Part of 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.

2000.1.1.2.2.52 · Item · 1963
Part of 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 · File · 1964
Part of 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.

2000.1.1.2.03.05 · Item · 9 July 1964
Part of 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.

2000.1.1.2.03.07 · Item · 9 July 1964
Part of 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.

2000.1.1.2.03.08 · Item · 8 August 1964
Part of 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 · Item · 19 August 1964
Part of 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.