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Cassiar Land
2000.1.1.3.25 · Bestanddeel · 1979 - 1983
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

This file contains images of a land dispute around Cassiar. The photographs depict a cabin on a lot, a destroyed cabin, and outhouses. The accompanied documents in the original file refer to the subjects of "Claims, Leases, and Land lots," and it is implied that there were issues of squatters, illegal occupation, and mineral claims.

Drill Bit Testing
2000.1.1.3.02 · Bestanddeel · 1978
Part of 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.

Waste in Mine Valley
2000.1.1.3.13.12 · Stuk · 25 October 1965
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts large swath of dark waste down mountainside to right of valley. The waste dump is believed to be visible at top of swath on right of image. Bench mining visible on the North and South peak in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Oct. 25 / 65 4:25 PM."

Shovel & Haul Trucks
2000.1.1.3.15.15 · Stuk · [ca. 1958]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts cable-operated shovel loading Kenworth haul truck on road in mine area at high elevation. Pickup truck in background, four unidentified men are gathered around second Kenworth truck in foreground. Valley and mountain range in distance.

2000.1.1.3.17.009 · Stuk · 1962
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts tramline in a strip cleared of trees on McDame Mountain, bucket in foreground. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "#2 SECTION LOOKING NORTH". Photograph was glued to cardboard backing with the annotation: "1962".

2000.1.1.1.01.06 · Stuk · [27 January 1951?]
Part of 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."

Glacier on McDame Creek Road
2000.1.1.1.03.09 · Stuk · 24 December 1951
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts McDame Creek Road, snow-covered and taken from center of road 1.5 miles from the early construction camp at Cassiar. Two stakes in foreground, one on either side of road. Glacier is believed to be crossing road between two stakes. Trees on either side of road, trees and hills in background.