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Material Type
Virtual Exhibit
Description
Kitimat was the place to be in North America in the 1950s. The massive Alcan project in the northwest British Columbia was completed in just five years - dam, tunnel, powerhouse, Kemano, transmission line, smelter, and Kitimat. Browse through Kitimat history with these project images - a BC digital collection. The project was one of the most photographed and filmed construction jobs in BC history.
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Material Type
Virtual Exhibit
Description
Kitimat was the place to be in North America in the 1950s. The massive Alcan project in the northwest British Columbia was completed in just five years - dam, tunnel, powerhouse, Kemano, transmission line, smelter, and Kitimat. Browse through Kitimat history with these project images - a BC digital collection. The project was one of the most photographed and filmed construction jobs in BC history.
Images
Websites / Virtual Exhibits
Date Range
1952
Object Type
Graphic Document
Material
paper
Artist
Beaton, Allan
Manufacturer
Gehrke's
Accession Number
2017.17.2
Description
Cartoon Booklet "Visitor's Guide to Kitimat' by Al Beaton, A light hearted comment on the largest construction project ever undertaken in Canada.
Artist
Beaton, Allan
Object Type
Graphic Document
Description
Cartoon Booklet "Visitor's Guide to Kitimat' by Al Beaton, A light hearted comment on the largest construction project ever undertaken in Canada.
Physical Condition
fair
Material
paper
Width
21.5cm
Length
28cm
Date Range
1952
Accession Number
2017.17.2
Subject Access
Alcan
Category
Documentary Object
Location
Published Material
Place of Manufacture
Vancouver, Canada
Manufacturer
Gehrke's
Date Range
1951-1952
Object Type
Graphic Documents
Material
paper
Artist
Beaton, Allan
Manufacturer
Gehrke's
Accession Number
2017.17.1
Description
Cartoon Book - Allan Beaton's "Kitimat 51" A series of cartoons made on the site of Canada's largest construction project, with Kitimat Constructors, for the Aluminum Co. of Canada. Limited.
Title
Kitimat 51
Artist
Beaton, Allan
Object Type
Graphic Documents
Description
Cartoon Book - Allan Beaton's "Kitimat 51" A series of cartoons made on the site of Canada's largest construction project, with Kitimat Constructors, for the Aluminum Co. of Canada. Limited.
Physical Condition
fair
Material
paper
Width
21.5 cm
Length
28 cm
Date Range
1951-1952
Accession Number
2017.17.1
Name Access
Beaton, Allan
Subject Access
Alcan
Category
Documentary Objects
Location
Published Material
Place of Manufacture
Vancouver, Canada
Manufacturer
Gehrke's