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Kitimat Townsite Construction and Homes

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35931
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Accession Number
2000.33.301
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction of Kitimat townsite. Area is dug up and there is building material around. There is also a small area pooled with water. Further back completed homes are visible, and power poles with lines are running over the site. Forest and mountains in background. Cloudy day.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.301
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction of Kitimat townsite. Area is dug up and there is building material around. There is also a small area pooled with water. Further back completed homes are visible, and power poles with lines are running over the site. Forest and mountains in background. Cloudy day.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage

Kitimat Townsite Construction and Homes

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35936
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2000.33.306
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction of the Kitimat townsite area. Work appears to be happening on the Kingfisher Avenue area. There are dug out areas on each side, and a boardwalk in the centre. Behind, people can be seen standing on the right. There are homes from Oriole Street visible on the right as well. On the left, Nechako Centre is visible. Forest and mountains in background. Cloudy day.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.306
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction of the Kitimat townsite area. Work appears to be happening on the Kingfisher Avenue area. There are dug out areas on each side, and a boardwalk in the centre. Behind, people can be seen standing on the right. There are homes from Oriole Street visible on the right as well. On the left, Nechako Centre is visible. Forest and mountains in background. Cloudy day.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage

Kitimat Townsite Homes in Winter

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description36052
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Accession Number
2000.33.457
Scope and Content
Photograph of looking at a Kitimat street from the back in winter. Lots of snow. Homes are both single and double floor. Mountains in background.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.457
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of looking at a Kitimat street from the back in winter. Lots of snow. Homes are both single and double floor. Mountains in background.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1953
Accession Number
78.11.61
Scope and Content
Kitimat Townsite north east showing houses in Block 3 foreground and Block 8 to the right.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
78.11.61
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1953
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 22 cm
Scope and Content
Kitimat Townsite north east showing houses in Block 3 foreground and Block 8 to the right.
Subject Access
Construction
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Structures
Residential
Homes
Townsite
Weather
Snow
Geographic Access
Nechako Neighbourhood
Storage Location
photograph storage

Nechako Centre and Townsite Homes

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35767
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2000.33.140
Scope and Content
Photograph of looking out at Nechako Centre and surrounding homes. Nechako Centre is on the left, and there are cars parked outside of it. On the right homes from Oriole Street are visible. Down the centre, Gyrfalcon homes can be seen in the distance. There are other buildings being contracted around there as well. Some snow on the ground. Forest and mountains in background.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.140
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of looking out at Nechako Centre and surrounding homes. Nechako Centre is on the left, and there are cars parked outside of it. On the right homes from Oriole Street are visible. Down the centre, Gyrfalcon homes can be seen in the distance. There are other buildings being contracted around there as well. Some snow on the ground. Forest and mountains in background.
Subject Access
Nechako Centre
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage

Townsite Home Construction

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35720
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Accession Number
2000.33.99
Scope and Content
Photograph of townsite home construction. Foreground is dirt piles. Behind, many homes are visible. Some appear complete, others in progress. There is a pile of building material on the left, as well as a powerline pole. Mountain in background. Cloudy day.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.99
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of townsite home construction. Foreground is dirt piles. Behind, many homes are visible. Some appear complete, others in progress. There is a pile of building material on the left, as well as a powerline pole. Mountain in background. Cloudy day.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Accession Number
78.11.63
Scope and Content
View of the first group of houses in the Kitimat Townsite looking northeast.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
78.11.63
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 22 cm
Scope and Content
View of the first group of houses in the Kitimat Townsite looking northeast.
Subject Access
Construction
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Structures
Residential
Homes
Weather
Snow
Geographic Access
Nechako Neighbourhood
Storage Location
photograph storage
Part Of
Hal Whiting Fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1953
Accession Number
985.65.365
Scope and Content
Photo showing clearing of the Townsite Area and vehicles working.
Part Of
Hal Whiting Fonds
Creator
Hal Whiting
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
985.65.365
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1953
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 21.5 x 28 cm
Scope and Content
Photo showing clearing of the Townsite Area and vehicles working.
Subject Access
Townsite
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2000.33.28
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat townsite. Area in front is still barren and in progress. Snowy mountain in background.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.28
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat townsite. Area in front is still barren and in progress. Snowy mountain in background.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2000.33.232
Scope and Content
Photograph of single floor Kitimat homes. There is a sidewalk lined with light posts running in front of it. Lighting in photo is very dim. Sky is partially obstructed with a thick cloud. Mountain in background.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.232
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of single floor Kitimat homes. There is a sidewalk lined with light posts running in front of it. Lighting in photo is very dim. Sky is partially obstructed with a thick cloud. Mountain in background.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1964
Accession Number
2000.33.307
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat Townsite. There is a red bulldozer in the front right, pushing dirt. One man can be seen operating it, and another standing behind it. Area in foreground looks like its being dug. Forest and mountains in background. Partially cloudy day.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.307
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1964
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat Townsite. There is a red bulldozer in the front right, pushing dirt. One man can be seen operating it, and another standing behind it. Area in foreground looks like its being dug. Forest and mountains in background. Partially cloudy day.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Accession Number
2000.33.394
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat townsite. Homes are in the distance, and area in front of them is cleared dirt. There are some trees in the foreground. Forest and mountains in background.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.394
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat townsite. Homes are in the distance, and area in front of them is cleared dirt. There are some trees in the foreground. Forest and mountains in background.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Accession Number
2000.33.395
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat Townsite. The view is from a slightly higher point, and there are trees in front of the homes. The homes are visible through a gap in the centre. Forest visible in background beyond homes.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.395
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat Townsite. The view is from a slightly higher point, and there are trees in front of the homes. The homes are visible through a gap in the centre. Forest visible in background beyond homes.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Accession Number
2000.33.470
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat townsite. A red, single floor home is in the foreground along the left side. Another two floor house that is in progress is behind on the right. More houses that are under construction are visible even further back. Forest and hazy mountains in background.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.470
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of homes in the Kitimat townsite. A red, single floor home is in the foreground along the left side. Another two floor house that is in progress is behind on the right. More houses that are under construction are visible even further back. Forest and hazy mountains in background.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Bill Gallacher Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.5.168
Scope and Content
Photograph of new homes in townsite.
Part Of
Bill Gallacher Collection
Creator
Bill Gallacher
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.5.168
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 8.5x12cm
History / Biographical
Bill was one of the superintendents with Saguenay Kitimat.
Custodial History
Donated by Joanna Gallacher
Scope and Content
Photograph of new homes in townsite.
Subject Access
Industry
Early Kitimat
Storage Location
Photograph storage
Part Of
Stewart Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1953
Accession Number
983.52.14
Scope and Content
Photo showing Nechako neighbourhood covered by snow during winter, sewer pipes in foreground and Hullah houses in background.
Part Of
Stewart Collection
Creator
Willard Stewart
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
983.52.14
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1953
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 9 x 6.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photo showing Nechako neighbourhood covered by snow during winter, sewer pipes in foreground and Hullah houses in background.
Subject Access
Townsite
Part Of
Hal Whiting Fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
22 August 1953
Accession Number
985.65.117
Scope and Content
Photo showing clearing of Townsite area, dirt with log piles and mountains behind.
Part Of
Hal Whiting Fonds
Creator
Hal Whiting
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
985.65.117
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
22 August 1953
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 21.5 x 28 cm
Scope and Content
Photo showing clearing of Townsite area, dirt with log piles and mountains behind.
Subject Access
Townsite
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2000.33.80
Scope and Content
Photograph of the snowy townsite. Kingfisher underpass is on the right, and the edge of the Nechako centre can be seen on the left. Houses visible further back. Forest and mountains in the background. The lower part of the photo is very shady, and the top of the mountains are being hit by light.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.80
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
From the years 1953-1958, Mike Kinnear took photos during his school years, until graduation, while working for Fred Ryan Ltd. after school and holidays. Photos for him was a hobby, and he took many photos of the smelter and townsite as it grew around him. Mike also took a number of photos for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel, during the Ken Brumley and Pixie Meldrum years as editors. Mike and his family left Kitimat in 1958, but he spent the best part of 40 years in the photographic field, mainly in the retail/wholesale part of the photo industry.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret and Mike Kinnear.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the snowy townsite. Kingfisher underpass is on the right, and the edge of the Nechako centre can be seen on the left. Houses visible further back. Forest and mountains in the background. The lower part of the photo is very shady, and the top of the mountains are being hit by light.
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
Alberto Moreira Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1954-1955]
Accession Number
2013.1.18
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitimat Townsite
Part Of
Alberto Moreira Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2013.1.18
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1954-1955]
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitimat Townsite
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
Photograph storage
Part Of
Alberto Moreira Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1954]
Accession Number
2013.1.23
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitimat Townsite clearing
Part Of
Alberto Moreira Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2013.1.23
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1954]
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitimat Townsite clearing
Subject Access
Townsite
Storage Location
Photograph storage

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