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5810 Bench Plan for 1972

This map depicts the generalized pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 5810 bench. Annotated details include numerical bench markers, extraction dates and approximate ore extraction amounts. The hand drawn plan consists of solid and dotted lines drawn with green, orange and lead pencil.

5840 & 5870 Bench Plan for 1972

This map depicts the generalized pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for benches 5840 and 5870. Annotated details include numerical bench markers as well as extraction dates. The hand drawn plan consists of solid and dotted lines drawn with green and red pencil.

5840 Bench Plan for October 1972

This map depicts the pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 5840 bench for the end of September to November. Extraction dates, approximate extraction tonnages and ore, waste and talus locations are included throughout the plan. Annotated details include numerical bench markers, extraction dates, approximate total tonnages as well as waste and ore tonnage calculations for October. The hand drawn plan consists of solid and broken lines drawn with red, blue, orange and lead pencils as well as black ink.

5870 Bench Plan for October 1972

This map depicts the pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 5870 bench for the end of August to November. Extraction dates, approximate extraction tonnages and ore, waste and talus locations are included throughout the plan. Annotated details include numerical bench markers, extraction dates, approximate extraction tonnages, ore, waste and talus locations as well as waste, ore, talus and total tonnage calculations for October. The hand drawn plan consists of solid and broken lines drawn with red, blue, orange and lead pencils as well as black ink.

6290 Bench Plan for November 1972

This map depicts the generalized pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 6290 bench for the month of November. Annotated details include numerical bench markers and waste extraction dates. The hand drawn plan consists of solid and dotted lines drawn with green, orange, red, blue and lead pencil.

6290 Bench Plan for October 1972

This map depicts the generalized pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 6290 bench for the month of October and November. Extraction dates as well as total unbroken tonnages are included within certain portions of the plan. Annotated details include numerical bench markers, extraction dates, total tonnages to be extracted and approximate waste tonnage calculations for October. The hand drawn plan consists of solid and broken lines drawn with red, green, orange and lead pencils as well as black ink.

6320 Bench Plan for 1972

This map depicts the pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 6320 bench. Extraction dates accompanied by its total tonnages are located within each planned area. Certain extraction dates are labeled with bench numbers. Annotated details include extraction dates, approximate total tonnages per area accompanied by extraction dates, total planned tonnages, total tonnages from December 31, 1971 as well as a rough colored legend depicting extraction month by color. The hand drawn plan consists of solid lines drawn with green, red, orange and lead pencils.

6320 Bench Plan for October 1972

This map depicts the pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 6320 bench for the end of September to October. Extraction dates are included within certain portions of the plan. Annotated details include numerical bench markers, extraction dates, and approximate waste tonnage calculation for October. The hand drawn plan consists of solid and broken lines drawn with red, orange and lead pencils as well as black ink.

6350 Bench Plan for 1972

This map depicts the pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 6350 bench. Extraction dates accompanied by its total tonnages are located within each planned area. Annotated details include extraction dates, approximate total tonnages per area as well as extraction dates, total planned and broken tonnages and total tonnages from December 31, 1970 from a survey done in September 30. The hand drawn plan consists of solid lines drawn with red, green and orange colored pencils.

6380 Bench Plan for 1972

This map depicts the pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 6380 bench. Extraction dates accompanied by its total tonnages are located within each planned area. Certain extraction dates are labeled with bench numbers. Annotated details include extraction dates, approximate total tonnages per area as well as extraction dates, total planned and broken tonnages, total tonnages from December 31, 1970 from a survey done in September 1, numerical bench markers as well as a rough colored legend depicting extraction month by color. The hand drawn plan consists of solid lines drawn with green, yellow, red and lead pencils.

6410 Bench Plan for 1972

This map depicts the pit layout and estimated waste extraction areas for 6410 bench. Extraction dates accompanied by its total tonnages are located within each planned area. Certain extraction dates are labeled with bench numbers. Annotated details include extraction dates, approximate total tonnages per area as well as extraction dates, total planned and broken tonnages, total tonnages from December 31, 1970 and numerical bench markers. The hand drawn plan consists of solid lines drawn with green, yellow, orange and lead pencils.

6440 Bench Plan for 1972

This map depicts a drawn bench plan for the estimated excavated waste for bench 6440 during the first quarter of 1972. Annotated details include the approximate excavated ore tonnages, broken and planned values for the first quarter and revised calculations from previous years values. Planned excavated areas are drawn with different colors.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation 1972 Bench Plans

A set of 13 maps showing approximate waste extraction areas for different benches during certain months of 1972. Extraction dates are included accompanied by estimated total tonnages for each planned extraction area. All plans are hand drawn using colored pencils, lead and black ink. Approximate calculations of extraction tonnages are included within certain months. Numerical bench markers are included. Total tonnages from the previous year and previous surveys are included within certain plans.

Ore Type and Geology Map

This map depicts the ore type and geology that can be found among each of the bench layers. Classifications and grades of ore are included within it. Different bench layers are included in the map. Annotations include a title in the back of the map written out as "1972 BENCH PLANS".

Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum Collection

  • 2002.1
  • Collection
  • 1887-1999

The Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum Society Collection consists primarily of textual, photographic, and cartographic records related to the regional developments of the railway industry in Northern BC. A predominant portion of the collection is made up of material from the Canadian National Railway; other railways represented include the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, the British Columbia Railway (BC Rail), the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the Grand Trunk Railway, the Intercolonial Railway, and the Okanagan Express. Significant geographical areas covered include Prince George, the Peace River Region, Terrace, Bulkley Valley, Hazelton and Prince Rupert.

The forestry industry is represented in the collection with operational and financial records from Fyfe Lake Sawmill Ltd., which operated southwest of Prince George in the 1950s.

The collection has been organized into series according to creator, each of which also has been arranged to subseries, file and item level, where applicable. This collection consists of eight series, as follows:

1) Canadian National Railway
2) Grand Trunk Railway
3) Pacific Great Eastern Railway
4) British Columbia Railway (BC Rail)
5) Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR)
6) Intercolonial Railway
7) Fyfe Lake Sawmill ltd.
8) PGRFM
9) Photographs