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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
Object Type
Plate, Commemorative
Material
aluminum
Manufacturer
Hoselton Canada
Accession Number
2017.10
Description
Round aluminum plate with four geese depicted on top. On bottom, decorative edges, 'Employed Alcan Kitimat/Kemano 1954-Aug. 3rd. 1974' on bottom.
Title
Employed Alcan Kitimat/Kemano 1954-Aug 3rd. 1974
Object Type
Plate, Commemorative
Description
Round aluminum plate with four geese depicted on top. On bottom, decorative edges, 'Employed Alcan Kitimat/Kemano 1954-Aug. 3rd. 1974' on bottom.
Physical Condition
good
Material
aluminum
Technique
Cast
Diameter
6 cm
Accession Number
2017.10
Subject Access
Alcan
Category
Documentary Artifact
Location
Bay 1 Shelf 3 Box 3
Manufacturer
Hoselton Canada
GMD
Breeding Equipment
Object Type
Incubator
Manufacturer
Humidicrib
Accession Number
2001.32.67
Description
An infant incubator from Kemano.
GMD
Breeding Equipment
Object Type
Incubator
Description
An infant incubator from Kemano.
Physical Condition
fair
Height
116 cm
Width
50 cm
Length
77 cm
Accession Number
2001.32.67
Category
Animal Husbandry T&E
Location
off-site storage Forest Avenue
Manufacturer
Humidicrib
Date Range
ca. 1994
Material
metal
Accession Number
2011.22.1
Description
Silver metal tie tack (pin), face of pin has blue background, "40th Anniversary Kitimat-Kemano, Alcan" with the Alcan logo.
Title
Pin - 40th Anniversary Alcan
Description
Silver metal tie tack (pin), face of pin has blue background, "40th Anniversary Kitimat-Kemano, Alcan" with the Alcan logo.
Physical Condition
good
Material
metal
Diameter
1.7 cm
Date Range
ca. 1994
Accession Number
2011.22.1
Subject Access
Alcan
Category
Personal Symbol
Location
Rolling Storage Shelf 2 Box 1
Date Range
1984
Material
paper
metal
Accession Number
2011.22.4
Description
White card stock card, outlined in black. Alcan symbol at right, 'a sincere than you from ...' in black print. Inside left text with thank you sentiment and signed by three officials. At right, glued to card stock is a cork and metal coaster with commemorative image of H.R.H. Prince Phillip and R.E. Powell. Kitimat-Kemano August 3, 1954-84.
Title
Plaque - 'Thank You, Alcan"
Description
White card stock card, outlined in black. Alcan symbol at right, 'a sincere than you from ...' in black print. Inside left text with thank you sentiment and signed by three officials. At right, glued to card stock is a cork and metal coaster with commemorative image of H.R.H. Prince Phillip and R.E. Powell. Kitimat-Kemano August 3, 1954-84.
Physical Condition
fair
Material
paper
metal
Height
12.2 cm
Width
16.6 cm
Date Range
1984
Accession Number
2011.22.4
Name Access
Michel, Jean-Raymond
Duncan, Lorne
LeBlanc, Emery P.
Subject Access
Alcan
Category
Ceremonial Artifact
Location
Rolling Storage Shelf 2 Box 1