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Alcan on Reconnaissance

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description14
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 1951
Scope and Content
Photo depicts the men in charge of operations. From left is Vice President A.W. Whitaker Jr. seen sitting in a helicopter; Project Manager Percy E. Radley; Chief Resident Engineer John Kendrick. The three men are all taking a look at what could be a map.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Item Number
8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 1951
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photo depicts the men in charge of operations. From left is Vice President A.W. Whitaker Jr. seen sitting in a helicopter; Project Manager Percy E. Radley; Chief Resident Engineer John Kendrick. The three men are all taking a look at what could be a map.
Notes
Kitimat Heritage Advisory Commission Collection
Name Access
Kendrick, John S.
Radley, Percy E.
Whitaker, A.W.
Images
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1953
Accession Number
2022.22.24
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of the smelter area looking north. Note rectifier buildings mainly closed in and roofing nearing completion. Potline footings are beginning to extend east of the centre passageway. Service building group is closed in and nearing completion at upper left centre. Some snow on ground.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.24
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1953
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 the smelter area looking north. Note rectifier buildings mainly closed in and roofing nearing completion. Potline footings are beginning to extend east of the centre passageway. Service building group is closed in and nearing completion at upper left centre. Some snow on ground.
Notes
BC-2-324
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Potlines
Storage Location
Photograph storage
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Accession Number
2022.22.128
Scope and Content
Photograph of view looking southeast showing steel erection at potroom 8A east and general view of fill operations at site of cryolite recovery plant.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.128
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 view looking southeast showing steel erection at potroom 8A east and general view of fill operations at site of cryolite recovery plant.
Notes
J-43-2031
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Potlines
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Alcan Commemorative Plaque

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/artifact7496
Object Type
Plaque
Material
aluminum
Manufacturer
Alcan Smelters and Chemicals Ltd
Accession Number
999.9
Description
Black plaque with aluminum border and killer whale in center.
Object Type
Plaque
Description
Black plaque with aluminum border and killer whale in center.
Physical Condition
good
Material
aluminum
Height
29 cm
Length
41.5 cm
Inscriptions
Presented in commemoration of Alcan's twenty-fifth anniversary in Kitimat and Kemano. August 3, 1954-1979 Alcan Smelters and Chemicals Ltd
Accession Number
999.9
Category
Personal Symbol
Location
Bay 1 Shelf 2 Box 7
Manufacturer
Alcan Smelters and Chemicals Ltd
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 03, 1951
Scope and Content
Illustration depicts proposed development areas for the Alcan project and outlines Alcan's seven-point plan.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Item Number
2
GMD
graphic material
Responsibility
The Lands Service Department of Lands and Forests. -- Geo. P. Melrose (Deputy Minister of Lands), -- Courtesy Ron Whyte.
Date Range
May 03, 1951
Physical Description
1 illustration : b&w
Scope and Content
Illustration depicts proposed development areas for the Alcan project and outlines Alcan's seven-point plan.
Notes
Clipping origin unknown. Ron Whyte Collection
Images

Construction of Alcan Buildings

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35167
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Accession Number
2022.22.132
Scope and Content
Photograph of view looking northwest showing pitch melter control bldg. 241, Piten Pumphouse bldg. 243, foundations for pitch melting tanks 54-55-56, and east end of soderberg paste plant. Construction in progress, foundations and building frames being built. Smeltersite homes visible in background.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.132
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 view looking northwest showing pitch melter control bldg. 241, Piten Pumphouse bldg. 243, foundations for pitch melting tanks 54-55-56, and east end of soderberg paste plant. Construction in progress, foundations and building frames being built. Smeltersite homes visible in background.
Notes
J-43-2085
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Storage Location
Photograph storage
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Accession Number
2022.22.162
Scope and Content
Alcan site plan for potlines and surrounding structures.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.162
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950s
Physical Description
1 plan sheet
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
Alcan site plan for potlines and surrounding structures.
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Storage Location
Archives Bay 1 Shelf 3 Box 21
GMD
Memorabilia
Object Type
Medallion, Commemorative
Material
aluminum
Manufacturer
Alcan
Accession Number
983.10.2
Description
The front face depicts 2 men "at casting" with "Alcan Smelters and Chemicals Ltd . . ."
GMD
Memorabilia
Object Type
Medallion, Commemorative
Quantity
1
Description
The front face depicts 2 men "at casting" with "Alcan Smelters and Chemicals Ltd . . ."
Physical Condition
good
Material
aluminum
Diameter
5 cm
Accession Number
983.10.2
Category
Documentary Objects
Manufacturer
Alcan

Caisson Construction for Alcan dock

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description146
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
April 30, 1953
Scope and Content
Photo depicts a view of caisson construction in their graving dock. The view is looking north at the timber bulkheads being installed.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Item Number
140
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
April 30, 1953
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photo depicts a view of caisson construction in their graving dock. The view is looking north at the timber bulkheads being installed.
Notes
Title based on content of photograph. -- Alcan ID No. BC-2-342. Hal Whiting Collection 985.65.203
Subject Access
Smelters
Images

Construction Progress for Alcan Buildings

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35098
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Accession Number
2022.22.83
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view looking west. Note construction progress at potroom 5-B, rectifier building 103-C and substation 20.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.83
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
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 aerial view looking west. Note construction progress at potroom 5-B, rectifier building 103-C and substation 20.
Notes
J-12-927
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Construction
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Alcan Storage and Dock Areas

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35128
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Accession Number
2022.22.113
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view looking southeast showing storage and dock areas.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.113
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 southeast showing storage and dock areas.
Notes
J-43-1842
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Dock
Douglas Channel
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Storage Area and Alcan Smelter

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35130
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Accession Number
2022.22.115
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view looking northwest showing storage area with smelter in background. Smoke coming from smelter, and another area to the left.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.115
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 northwest showing storage area with smelter in background. Smoke coming from smelter, and another area to the left.
Notes
J-43-1839
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Alcan Buildings Under Construction

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35135
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Accession Number
2022.22.120
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view looking west showing potlining mix plant bldg. 244, bent foundations C-53-2-3-4, foundations for bins 50-51 and coke storage slab. Stud blast bldg. 240 and cathode block rodding bldg. 245 at lower left.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.120
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 28x21.5cm
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 aerial view looking west showing potlining mix plant bldg. 244, bent foundations C-53-2-3-4, foundations for bins 50-51 and coke storage slab. Stud blast bldg. 240 and cathode block rodding bldg. 245 at lower left.
Notes
J-43-1966
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Alcan Guest House Construction

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35305
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2022.25.41
Scope and Content
Photograph of excavation and framework for the company's guest houses on Albatross Avenue. Other houses and apartment construction visible behind.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.25.41
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
Custodial History
Donated by Jackie Worboys. Given to the Jackie Mufford Worboys family by Wally Melville.
Scope and Content
Photograph of excavation and framework for the company's guest houses on Albatross Avenue. Other houses and apartment construction visible behind.
Notes
J-2-148
Subject Access
Early Kitimat
Townsite
Houses
Construction
Alcan Guest House

Placing of Compacted Fill at Alcan Site

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description34947
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Accession Number
2022.22.1
Scope and Content
Photograph of looking northeast at utility buildings area showing placing of compacted fill in foreground and in background the building forms being erected. Multiple trucks and machinery visible. Some trucks are actively dumping the fill.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.1
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 looking northeast at utility buildings area showing placing of compacted fill in foreground and in background the building forms being erected. Multiple trucks and machinery visible. Some trucks are actively dumping the fill.
Notes
BC-2-157
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Construction
Trucks
Machinery
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Alcan Potlines and Other Buildings Construction

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35136
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Accession Number
2022.22.121
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view looking east showing substation 8 area, rectifier bldg. 208, potroom buildings and central court area.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.121
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 28x21.5cm
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 aerial view looking east showing substation 8 area, rectifier bldg. 208, potroom buildings and central court area.
Notes
J-43-1967
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Potlines
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Alcan Gues Houses on Albatross Avenue

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35254
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Accession Number
2022.25.13
Scope and Content
Photograph of Northern view of the company's guest houses on Albatross Avenue. One of the Oceanview apartments is visible to the left. In the front right, there is a man working with a pile of material next to him.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.25.13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
Custodial History
Donated by Jackie Worboys. Given to the Jackie Mufford Worboys family by Wally Melville.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Northern view of the company's guest houses on Albatross Avenue. One of the Oceanview apartments is visible to the left. In the front right, there is a man working with a pile of material next to him.
Notes
J-2-435
Subject Access
Early Kitimat
Homes
Apartments

Lounge of the Alcan Guest House No.1

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35292
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Accession Number
2022.25.28
Scope and Content
Photograph of inside of lounge of the Alcan Guest House No.1 on Albatross Avenue. Visible inside the lounge is a stone fireplace, chairs, tables, and a lamp. In the back on the right there are stairs leading up.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.25.28
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
Custodial History
Donated by Jackie Worboys. Given to the Jackie Mufford Worboys family by Wally Melville.
Scope and Content
Photograph of inside of lounge of the Alcan Guest House No.1 on Albatross Avenue. Visible inside the lounge is a stone fireplace, chairs, tables, and a lamp. In the back on the right there are stairs leading up.
Notes
J-2-405
Subject Access
Early Kitimat
Alcan Guest House

Sagimat-Alcan employment Office Building Construction

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35051
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2022.22.66
Scope and Content
Photograph of view looking south-east showing construction of Sagimat-Alcan employment office buidling. Men working in the foreground, with many parked cars behind them. Transmission station/line is also further behind.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.66
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 south-east showing construction of Sagimat-Alcan employment office buidling. Men working in the foreground, with many parked cars behind them. Transmission station/line is also further behind.
Notes
J-12-250
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Construction
Transmission line
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Entrance Hall in Alcan Guest House No. 1

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35266
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Accession Number
2022.25.22
Scope and Content
Photograph of entrance hall in guest house no. 1. On right there is a table and chair. Table has a phone and book on it. A curtain covers a doorway near it. Behind, there is a staircase going up on the right, and a stone wall in the centre that is part of the fireplace for the room at the left.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.25.22
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 21.5x28cm
Custodial History
Donated by Jackie Worboys. Given to the Jackie Mufford Worboys family by Wally Melville.
Scope and Content
Photograph of entrance hall in guest house no. 1. On right there is a table and chair. Table has a phone and book on it. A curtain covers a doorway near it. Behind, there is a staircase going up on the right, and a stone wall in the centre that is part of the fireplace for the room at the left.
Notes
J-2-236
Subject Access
Early Kitimat
Alcan Guest House

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