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Part Of
James McNay Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1951-1953
Accession Number
2022.3.5
Scope and Content
Slide showing estuary of Kitimat River at Douglas Channel. Possibly Tarte Bay? Seagrass on shore in foreground, and much log debris on opposite shore area. Mount Elizabeth in background, but obscured by a cloud.
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Creator
McNay, James
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.3.5
Date Range
1951-1953
Physical Description
1 slide ; colour
History / Biographical
James McNay was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, on January 31, 1907. Between 1951 and 1953, he worked in the payroll department for Alcan. He had to leave his wife Effie and his two young daughters, Margaret and Diane, aged 6 and 5 in 1951, at home in Surrey, B.C., during his 3-4 month stints in Kitimat. To fill some of his free time and show his family where he was and what Kitimat was like, he spent many hours walking in the area with a 35mm Kodak camera. He photographed the scenic beauty of the area and parts of the construction of both the smelters and the town. He died in Surrey on August 7, 1983.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret McNay. Images were taken by her father and sent to their family in Surrey in the 1950s.
Scope and Content
Slide showing estuary of Kitimat River at Douglas Channel. Possibly Tarte Bay? Seagrass on shore in foreground, and much log debris on opposite shore area. Mount Elizabeth in background, but obscured by a cloud.
Subject Access
Estuary
Kitimat River
Douglas Channel
Storage Location
Slide binder 7
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Accession Number
2022.22.2
Scope and Content
Photograph of smeltersite looking east showing cleared pad for Alcan smelter. Road in foreground, and Douglas Channel visible behind.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 20x27cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of smeltersite looking east showing cleared pad for Alcan smelter. Road in foreground, and Douglas Channel visible behind.
Notes
BC-2-163. Second half of picture 2022.22.3.
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Douglas Channel
Smeltersite
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Smeltersite and Douglas Channel

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description34793
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1951-1953
Accession Number
2022.3.98
Scope and Content
Slide showing temporary camp at smeltersite, and cleared out area. Behind it is Douglas Channel. Dock construction would begin in this area.
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Creator
McNay, James
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.3.98
Date Range
1951-1953
Physical Description
1 slide ; colour
History / Biographical
James McNay was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, on January 31, 1907. Between 1951 and 1953, he worked in the payroll department for Alcan. He had to leave his wife Effie and his two young daughters, Margaret and Diane, aged 6 and 5 in 1951, at home in Surrey, B.C., during his 3-4 month stints in Kitimat. To fill some of his free time and show his family where he was and what Kitimat was like, he spent many hours walking in the area with a 35mm Kodak camera. He photographed the scenic beauty of the area and parts of the construction of both the smelters and the town. He died in Surrey on August 7, 1983.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret McNay. Images were taken by her father and sent to their family in Surrey in the 1950s.
Scope and Content
Slide showing temporary camp at smeltersite, and cleared out area. Behind it is Douglas Channel. Dock construction would begin in this area.
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Douglas Channel
Storage Location
Slide binder 7

Stripping of Smeltersite

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description34950
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Accession Number
2022.22.4
Scope and Content
Photograph of looking east - stripping of smeltersite. Machinery and trucks visible. Douglas Channel visible in background.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x25cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of looking east - stripping of smeltersite. Machinery and trucks visible. Douglas Channel visible in background.
Notes
BC-2-164
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Douglas Channel
Trucks
Machinery
Smeltersite
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Smeltersite, Douglas Channel

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description23822
Part Of
Sylvia Anderson Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1955]
Accession Number
2012.27.21
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Smeltersite and the Douglas Channel. Writing on the back of the photo reads: "Almost the same as the picture before only the Rec. Hall and Trailer Camp can be seen more clearly to the right of the picture."
Part Of
Sylvia Anderson Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012.27.21
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1955]
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 11.4cm x 8.3 cm
Custodial History
Photograph taken by Dave Geddes, Bank of Montreal, and given to Sylvia Anderson
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Smeltersite and the Douglas Channel. Writing on the back of the photo reads: "Almost the same as the picture before only the Rec. Hall and Trailer Camp can be seen more clearly to the right of the picture."
Subject Access
Douglas Channel
Smeltersite
Storage Location
Photograph Storage

Smeltersite and Douglas Channel

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description34731
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1951-1953
Accession Number
2022.3.48
Scope and Content
Slide showing Douglas Channel viewed from smeltersite. Some buildings visible in foreground. On the opposite shore, Kitamaat Village is visible. Beyond that are mountains, with what appears to be a thick pillar of smoke rising up from beyond the mountains on the right side.
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Creator
McNay, James
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.3.48
Date Range
1951-1953
Physical Description
1 slide ; colour
History / Biographical
James McNay was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, on January 31, 1907. Between 1951 and 1953, he worked in the payroll department for Alcan. He had to leave his wife Effie and his two young daughters, Margaret and Diane, aged 6 and 5 in 1951, at home in Surrey, B.C., during his 3-4 month stints in Kitimat. To fill some of his free time and show his family where he was and what Kitimat was like, he spent many hours walking in the area with a 35mm Kodak camera. He photographed the scenic beauty of the area and parts of the construction of both the smelters and the town. He died in Surrey on August 7, 1983.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret McNay. Images were taken by her father and sent to their family in Surrey in the 1950s.
Scope and Content
Slide showing Douglas Channel viewed from smeltersite. Some buildings visible in foreground. On the opposite shore, Kitamaat Village is visible. Beyond that are mountains, with what appears to be a thick pillar of smoke rising up from beyond the mountains on the right side.
Subject Access
Smeltersite
Douglas Channel
Storage Location
Slide binder 7
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Accession Number
2022.22.13
Scope and Content
Photograph of smeltersite looking east. K.C. administration building left foreground. Ground water ditch in front of pre-cast concrete yard. Service building area with pre-cast panels in place for forge shop and warehouse. Footing forms prepared for potroom 2C at right.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x27.5cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of smeltersite looking east. K.C. administration building left foreground. Ground water ditch in front of pre-cast concrete yard. Service building area with pre-cast panels in place for forge shop and warehouse. Footing forms prepared for potroom 2C at right.
Notes
BC-2-194
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Caisson Graving Dock Site

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description34800
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1951-1953
Accession Number
2022.3.105
Scope and Content
Slide showing the graving dock where the Alcan wharf caissons were constructed. It is filled with water. Boats and structures are visible on the edge. This area was used for the Kitimat Yacht Club. Behind, the Kitimat River estuary is visible, and beyond that the mountains (Mount Elizabeth obscured by cloud).
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Creator
McNay, James
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.3.105
Date Range
1951-1953
Physical Description
1 slide ; colour
History / Biographical
James McNay was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, on January 31, 1907. Between 1951 and 1953, he worked in the payroll department for Alcan. He had to leave his wife Effie and his two young daughters, Margaret and Diane, aged 6 and 5 in 1951, at home in Surrey, B.C., during his 3-4 month stints in Kitimat. To fill some of his free time and show his family where he was and what Kitimat was like, he spent many hours walking in the area with a 35mm Kodak camera. He photographed the scenic beauty of the area and parts of the construction of both the smelters and the town. He died in Surrey on August 7, 1983.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret McNay. Images were taken by her father and sent to their family in Surrey in the 1950s.
Scope and Content
Slide showing the graving dock where the Alcan wharf caissons were constructed. It is filled with water. Boats and structures are visible on the edge. This area was used for the Kitimat Yacht Club. Behind, the Kitimat River estuary is visible, and beyond that the mountains (Mount Elizabeth obscured by cloud).
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Douglas Channel
Estuary
Graving Dock
Storage Location
Slide binder 7
Part Of
Jennings-Giles fond
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1954]
Accession Number
2012.9.26
Scope and Content
Photograph of Smeltersite Bunkhouse, Douglas Channel in background
Part Of
Jennings-Giles fond
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012.9.26
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1954]
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 6.3 cm x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Smeltersite Bunkhouse, Douglas Channel in background
Subject Access
Smeltersite
Bunkhouses
Douglas Channel
Storage Location
Photograph Storage

View of Douglas Channel from Smeltersite

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35619
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Accession Number
2000.33.20
Scope and Content
Photograph of view of Douglas Channel. Smeltersite buildings, cars, and people are in the foreground. Behind that is Douglas Channel and Mountains. On the mountain, the transmission line clearing is visible.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.20
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 view of Douglas Channel. Smeltersite buildings, cars, and people are in the foreground. Behind that is Douglas Channel and Mountains. On the mountain, the transmission line clearing is visible.
Subject Access
Douglas Channel
Smeltersite
Storage Location
slide storage

Looking Out at Douglas Channel and Smeltersite

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35653
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Accession Number
2000.33.36
Scope and Content
Photograph of looking out at Douglas Channel and Smeltersite, possibly from a boat. Smeltersite wharf and a barge? can be seen in the distance. Mountains in background.
Part Of
Kinnear Collection
Creator
Mike Kinnear
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.33.36
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 out at Douglas Channel and Smeltersite, possibly from a boat. Smeltersite wharf and a barge? can be seen in the distance. Mountains in background.
Subject Access
Smeltersite
Douglas Channel
Storage Location
slide storage
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1951-1953
Accession Number
2022.3.112
Scope and Content
Slide showing edge of smeltersite near Douglas Channel. Trailer camp visible in foreground. Dredger visible on far right.
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Creator
McNay, James
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.3.112
Date Range
1951-1953
Physical Description
1 slide ; colour
History / Biographical
James McNay was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, on January 31, 1907. Between 1951 and 1953, he worked in the payroll department for Alcan. He had to leave his wife Effie and his two young daughters, Margaret and Diane, aged 6 and 5 in 1951, at home in Surrey, B.C., during his 3-4 month stints in Kitimat. To fill some of his free time and show his family where he was and what Kitimat was like, he spent many hours walking in the area with a 35mm Kodak camera. He photographed the scenic beauty of the area and parts of the construction of both the smelters and the town. He died in Surrey on August 7, 1983.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret McNay. Images were taken by her father and sent to their family in Surrey in the 1950s.
Scope and Content
Slide showing edge of smeltersite near Douglas Channel. Trailer camp visible in foreground. Dredger visible on far right.
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Douglas Channel
Dredging
camp
Storage Location
Slide binder 7
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Accession Number
2022.22.17
Scope and Content
Photograph of smeltersite looking east. Precast yard and storage in foreground. Structural steel being erected in service buildings. Forms being placed for building 153 and rectifier building 102. Trucks dumping backfill behind. Burning in townsite area left background.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.17
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x27.5cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of smeltersite looking east. Precast yard and storage in foreground. Structural steel being erected in service buildings. Forms being placed for building 153 and rectifier building 102. Trucks dumping backfill behind. Burning in townsite area left background.
Notes
BC-2-225
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Trucks
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Cleared Area at Smeltersite

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description34786
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1951-1953
Accession Number
2022.3.91
Scope and Content
Slide showing cleared area at smeltersite for smelter construction. Equipment and cranes are visible working. In the distance are building structures, and in the foreground are powerlines. On the bottom left a person can be seen walking.
Part Of
James McNay Collection
Creator
McNay, James
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.3.91
Date Range
1951-1953
Physical Description
1 slide ; colour
History / Biographical
James McNay was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, on January 31, 1907. Between 1951 and 1953, he worked in the payroll department for Alcan. He had to leave his wife Effie and his two young daughters, Margaret and Diane, aged 6 and 5 in 1951, at home in Surrey, B.C., during his 3-4 month stints in Kitimat. To fill some of his free time and show his family where he was and what Kitimat was like, he spent many hours walking in the area with a 35mm Kodak camera. He photographed the scenic beauty of the area and parts of the construction of both the smelters and the town. He died in Surrey on August 7, 1983.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret McNay. Images were taken by her father and sent to their family in Surrey in the 1950s.
Scope and Content
Slide showing cleared area at smeltersite for smelter construction. Equipment and cranes are visible working. In the distance are building structures, and in the foreground are powerlines. On the bottom left a person can be seen walking.
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Construction
Smeltersite
Storage Location
Slide binder 7

Smeltersite Employment Office

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35057
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2022.22.68
Scope and Content
Photograph of view looking north showing employment office north of present administrative offices. Scaffolding still on the sides. Cars parked in front.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.68
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of view looking north showing employment office north of present administrative offices. Scaffolding still on the sides. Cars parked in front.
Notes
J-12-279
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Potline Construction and Precast Yard

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35134
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Accession Number
2022.22.119
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view looking south showing potline group "B", part of precast yard in foreground and group "A" in background. Douglas Channel visible behind.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.119
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view looking south showing potline group "B", part of precast yard in foreground and group "A" in background. Douglas Channel visible behind.
Notes
J-43-1965
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Potlines
Construction
Douglas Channel
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Kitimat Works Group B Construction

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35177
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1961
Accession Number
2022.22.142
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of Kitimat Works group B - looking southeast. Potline construction in progress, and Douglas Channel visible in background. Lots of snow on ground.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.142
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1961
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of Kitimat Works group B - looking southeast. Potline construction in progress, and Douglas Channel visible in background. Lots of snow on ground.
Notes
(11-1) 92
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Potlines
Douglas Channel
Construction
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Kitimat Works Group B Potline Construction

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35186
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1961
Accession Number
2022.22.151
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of Kitimat Works group B - looking southeast. Potlines under construction. Douglas Channel in background. Lots of snow on ground.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.151
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1961
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of Kitimat Works group B - looking southeast. Potlines under construction. Douglas Channel in background. Lots of snow on ground.
Notes
(11-1) 92
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Potlines
Douglas Channel
Construction
Storage Location
Photograph storage
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1961
Accession Number
2022.22.159
Scope and Content
Photograph of view of Kitimat Works looking south. Note new office bldg. at centre right. Potlines in centre, and Douglas Channel in background.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.159
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1961
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of view of Kitimat Works looking south. Note new office bldg. at centre right. Potlines in centre, and Douglas Channel in background.
Notes
REK-104
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Potlines
Construction
Douglas Channel
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Smeltersite Construction

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description34964
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Accession Number
2022.22.18
Scope and Content
Photograph of smeltersite looking east. Steel erection complete south half service buildings. Potline 2 floor slabs extend to line 13. Potline 1 footings extend to line 10 for potroom 1B and 1C. Pre-cast yard and storage area in left foreground.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.18
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
History / Biographical
Bud Powell is a longtime resident of Kitimat and former smeltersite resident. He worked for Alcan.
Custodial History
Donated by Bud Powell.
Scope and Content
Photograph of smeltersite looking east. Steel erection complete south half service buildings. Potline 2 floor slabs extend to line 13. Potline 1 footings extend to line 10 for potroom 1B and 1C. Pre-cast yard and storage area in left foreground.
Notes
BC-2-234
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Potlines
Storage Location
Photograph storage

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