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2000.1.1.3.18.003 · Item · September 1954
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts large dry rock storage building in foreground on left, mill in background, dryer building in right midground. Miscellaneous supplies in far right foreground, mountains visible in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Sept 1954". This photograph was originally stored inside duotang labeled "CASSIAR ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED PHOTOGRAPHS 1954"; photo caption beneath this image: "40,000 Ton Dry Storage Building / Mill / Dryer Building".

2000.1.1.3.18.004 · Item · September 1954
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts large dry rock storage building in foreground on right, mill on left behind tailings pile, and dryer building in centre behind conveyor belt connecting mill to dry rock storage. A cloud can be seen rising from plantsite. Trees and Troutline Creek cross foreground, mine valley and mountains visible in background. Stamped annotation on recto of photograph: "ANSCO PRINTON Munshaw Colour Service Ltd. MAR 10 1955".

2000.1.1.3.18.005 · Item · [ca. 1960?]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts an unidentified individual wearing a welding helmet, and kneeling behind large bearing cups of one of the Ruston Hornsby diesel engines that turned the generators in the power house on the Cassiar plant. Door, bulletin board, and miscellaneous supplies in background.

2000.1.1.3.18.006 · Item · [ca. 1960?]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts the large bearing cups of one of the Ruston Hornsby diesel engines that turned the generators in the power house on the Cassiar plant. Engine believed to be under repair. Saw horse, machinery, and electric panels in background.

2000.1.1.3.18.010 · Item · October 1958
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of 12 men standing on steps at back of main office. Front row: Jack Berry, Mickey Dopson, Andre Beguin, Fred Murray. 2nd row: Dick Stevens, Rene Pasiaud. Third row: Craigie Hood, Alex Powell. Back row: Dr. Charles Cobb MD, Peter Davies, Chuck Caron (holding paper), Bill Johnston. Berry and Dopson are wearing hard hats. Windows and doors of office building in background. Stamped annotation on recto of photograph: "Munshaw Colour Service Ltd. OCT 24 1958".

Water in Gravel Pit
2000.1.1.3.18.011 · Item · June 1987
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts an unidentified man standing to left of large puddle in gravel pit, mountain peaks in background. Photo speculated to have been taken on the plant, or near the Cassiar airstrip, facing south west. Stamped annotation on recto of photograph: "JUN. 1987".

2000.1.1.3.18.012 · Item · June 1987
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts yellow conveyor belt in foreground over gravel pit, dump truck behind in midground. Mountains visible in background. Photo speculated to have been taken at the plant or near the Cassiar airstrip. Stamped annotation on recto of photograph: "JUN. 1987".

Gravel Pit
2000.1.1.3.18.013 · Item · June 1987
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts close up view of gravel pit, ruler displayed for scale. Photograph speculated to have been taken at the plant or near the Cassiar airstrip. Stamped annotation on recto of photograph: "JUN. 1987".

2000.1.1.3.19.001 · Item · July 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts mine area at Cassiar, crushing plant visible on left. Various mine buildings visible midground. Blasthole drills, shovels, dozers, and dump trucks can be seen on bench in foreground at 6430 elevation. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "6"; "View looking NW from top of S. peak 6790 elev. on 6430 stripping bench on it and 6050 ore bench further down on left."; "July 1961".

1961 - 6430 Ore Bench
2000.1.1.3.19.002 · Item · July 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts bench at 6430 elevation. Blasthole drills, shovels, dozers, and dump trucks can be seen on bench in midground. Mine valley in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Mine Buildings
2000.1.1.3.19.003 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts buildings at various locations in mine: crushing plant (centre?) and what is believed to be the original tramline loading station on left. Mine road featured in center, blasthole drill visible near dump truck in midground. Mine valley in background. Photo believed to have been taken from mine's South Peak. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Mine Garage
2000.1.1.3.19.004 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a car and two dump trucks near a small garage by road in mine. One man stands at garage site among tires and miscellaneous tools. Blasthole drills, shovels, and dump trucks visible in distance. Rocks in foreground, mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

2000.1.1.3.19.005 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts men standing near two Atlas Copco Drillmasters (blasthole drills). These are precision hammer drills which had their own power source. Large bags of ammonium nitrate in foreground, mountaintops in background. The men depicted here were likely members of the explosive crew. It is believed that this photo was taken on the North ridge, near the cirque dump. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

2000.1.1.3.19.006 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts men standing near two Atlas Copco Drillmasters (blasthole drills). These are precision hammer drills which had their own power source. Large bags of ammonium nitrate in foreground, mountainside in background. The men depicted here were likely members of the explosive crew. It is believed that this photo was taken on the North ridge, near the cirque dump. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

2000.1.1.3.19.007 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts an Atlas Copco Drillmaster (blasthole drill) near the mine road, mountainside in background. This is a precision hammer drill which had its own power source. It is believed that this photo was taken on the North ridge, near the cirque dump. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Explosive Preparation
2000.1.1.3.19.008 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a man wearing a hard hat preparing explosive material, mountains in background. Dog stands near edge in midground, large bags of Ammonium Nitrate in right foreground. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Explosive Preparation
2000.1.1.3.19.009 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a man wearing a hard hat preparing long narrow bags of explosive material. Large bags of ammonium nitrate in right foreground, mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Explosive Preparation
2000.1.1.3.19.010 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a man wearing a hard hat preparing long narrow bags of explosive material. Large bags of ammonium nitrate in right foreground, mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Shovel on Peak
2000.1.1.3.19.012 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a crawler cable shovel on right, and bulldozer partially visible on left. Rock face of mountainside in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961", on recto: "Mining 80 D shovel on [?] 64/70 to 6560 saddle on peak."

1961 - Tramline & Plantsite
2000.1.1.3.19.015 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts tower and bucket tram in left foreground, plantsite in midground, mountains across valley in background. Dry rock storage building, mill, tailings pile, and many other buildings visible in plantsite. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Plantsite
2000.1.1.3.19.016 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts various buildings in plantsite, vehicles and electricity lines throughout. Equipment garage stands in left background behind tank farm, carpenter shop in right background, machine and electrical shop in building semi-visible on far right. Mine road can be seen at foot of mountain in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Power House
2000.1.1.3.19.017 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a large shelter over building believed to be power house. Electricity lines cross midground and run to power house. A man can be seen crossing the foreground by steel frame supplies, and a second building is partially visible on right. Mountains stand in background and a crane can be seen operating in front of power house. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

2000.1.1.3.19.018 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a gravel road passing under crossing. Sign posted to pole reads "CAUTION TRAMLINE CROSSING CAUTION AVIOD PASSING UNDER MOVING BUCKETS". Garage stands in left midground, mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Mill Fan
2000.1.1.3.19.022 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts fan-driven air system used to transport fibre throughout the mill system. It is believed that this photograph was taken on the top floor of the mill. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Mill Fan
2000.1.1.3.19.023 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a fan from the air system used to transport fibre throughout the mill system. It is believed that this photograph was taken on the top floor of the mill. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Mill Wheelabrators
2000.1.1.3.19.024 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a man wearing a hard hat standing at what is believed to be the dust collection system in the Cassiar mill. Sign on right reads "CAUTION NO WELDING, BURNING OR SMOKING IN THIS AREA." Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Dryer Burners
2000.1.1.3.19.025 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts a man near the diesel-fired burners of the ore dryers. The large pipes and valves above were part of the fuel supply system fed by Cassiar's fuel tank farm which also supplied the power house generators. The dryer section of the mill received ore from the crushing plant by tramline and truck. These burners blasted the ore with hot air, and dried ore to desired moisture content before it was sent to the dry rock storage building and stored for mill use. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Dryer Burners
2000.1.1.3.19.026 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts the diesel-fired burners of the ore dryers. The large pipes and valves above were part of the fuel supply system fed by Cassiar's fuel tank farm which also supplied the power house generators. The dryer section of the mill received ore from the crushing plant by tramline and truck. These burners blasted the ore with hot air, and dried ore to desired moisture content before it was sent to the dry rock storage building and stored for mill use. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Woman in Lab
2000.1.1.3.19.028 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts woman in white lab coat testing quality of asbestos fibre. Special lab instruments sit on counter top. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Movie Projectors
2000.1.1.3.19.029 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts man seated on stool between two carbon arc Horton movie projectors. These were 16 mm French projectors, and were located at the Cassiar Recreational Center. They were used before the new movie theater was built in the late 1970s. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Community Centre
2000.1.1.3.19.030 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts long wood building speculated to be the Community Centre at Cassiar, B.C. Sports net stands in right foreground. Flag pole, barrel, and stand of trees can be seen in front of building. Mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Bar & Snackbar
2000.1.1.3.19.031 · Item · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts long wood building believed to be the bar and snackbar at Cassiar B.C. Two men can be seen standing on one of three porches to building. Pole, car, and trees in foreground; unknown buildings and mountain base in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

2000.1.1.3.19.033 · Item · 1965
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts man [possibly Paul Clark?] seated with two women at table in lab. Second man [possibly Lab Superintendent Ross Duddy?] seated at table in background. Miscellaneous equipment and supplies throughout. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Paul Clark / [Odett?] Cario".

2000.1.1.3.19.034 · Item · 1965
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts Ross Duddy with back to photographer, working at table in lab. Unidentified woman stands in right foreground operating unidentified machinery. Miscellaneous equipment and supplies throughout. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "ROSS DUDDY / LAB SUPER".