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Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1952
Scope and Content
Image depicts two bulldozers involved in full-scale clearing of the townsite in the background, with a survey level on a tripod in the foreground.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
151
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1952
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Image depicts two bulldozers involved in full-scale clearing of the townsite in the background, with a survey level on a tripod in the foreground.
Notes
Alcan had over 300 people on their survey team. -- Title based on content of slide. Mike Kinnear Collection
Subject Access
Towns
Images
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1953
Scope and Content
Photo depicts a general view of the buildings at the Townsite Camp.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
215
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1953
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photo depicts a general view of the buildings at the Townsite Camp.
Notes
Title based on content of photograph. Willard Stewart Collection 983.52.23
Subject Access
Camps
Images
Part Of
Bill Frahler Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1954
Accession Number
2003.32.248
Scope and Content
View of Kitimat townsite camp.
Part Of
Bill Frahler Collection
Creator
Bill Frahler
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2003.32.248
Date Range
1954
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
View of Kitimat townsite camp.
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
Bud Powell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1951-1952
Accession Number
2022.22.163
Scope and Content
Black covered book titled "Kitimat Townsite Report". No. A-33 Mr. J.E. Dudley. Contains info about early Kitimat and planning. Inside front cover are some loose pages with town plans.
Part Of
Bud Powell Collection
Creator
Alcan
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2022.22.163
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1951-1952
Physical Description
1 report book
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
Black covered book titled "Kitimat Townsite Report". No. A-33 Mr. J.E. Dudley. Contains info about early Kitimat and planning. Inside front cover are some loose pages with town plans.
Subject Access
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Kitimat Project
Storage Location
Archives Bay 1 Shelf 3 Box 21

View of Townsite Clearing

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description31310
Part Of
Judith Saunders Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1954-1955
Accession Number
2020.25.4
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of townsite clearing and Haisla bridge.
Part Of
Judith Saunders Collection
Creator
Edwin Charles Bateman
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2020.25.4
Date Range
1954-1955
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
Edwin Charles Bateman (Ted) was a Commando in WWII, and later enjoyed his hobbies of cycle racing, ballroom dancing, and photography. He lived in Toronto, LA, and finally Vancouver in the early 50s. After arriving in vancouver he was offered a job as an assistant surveyor in Kitimat. He was subsequently offered a job as a lineman with what became BC Tel.
Custodial History
Judith Saunders
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of townsite clearing and Haisla bridge.
Name Access
Bateman, Edwin Charles (Ted)
Storage Location
Slide Box 1

View of Townsite Clearing

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description31312
Part Of
Judith Saunders Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1954-1955
Accession Number
2020.25.6
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of townsite clearing. Built homes can be seen.
Part Of
Judith Saunders Collection
Creator
Edwin Charles Bateman
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2020.25.6
Date Range
1954-1955
Physical Description
1 slide : colour
History / Biographical
Edwin Charles Bateman (Ted) was a Commando in WWII, and later enjoyed his hobbies of cycle racing, ballroom dancing, and photography. He lived in Toronto, LA, and finally Vancouver in the early 50s. After arriving in vancouver he was offered a job as an assistant surveyor in Kitimat. He was subsequently offered a job as a lineman with what became BC Tel.
Custodial History
Judith Saunders
Scope and Content
Photograph of aerial view of townsite clearing. Built homes can be seen.
Name Access
Bateman, Edwin Charles (Ted)
Storage Location
Slide Box 1

Construction at Smeltersite or Townsite

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description33249
Part Of
Bill Gallacher Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.5.136
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction at smeltersite or townsite.
Part Of
Bill Gallacher Collection
Creator
Bill Gallacher
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.5.136
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 9x12.5cm
History / Biographical
Bill was one of the superintendents with Saguenay Kitimat.
Custodial History
Donated by Joanna Gallacher
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction at smeltersite or townsite.
Subject Access
Industry
Early Kitimat
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Construction of Homes in Kitimat Townsite

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description33283
Part Of
Bill Gallacher Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.5.170
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction of homes in Kitimat townsite.
Part Of
Bill Gallacher Collection
Creator
Bill Gallacher
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.5.170
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 construction of homes in Kitimat townsite.
Subject Access
Industry
Early Kitimat
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Construction of Homes in Kitimat Townsite

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description33286
Part Of
Bill Gallacher Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.5.173
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction of homes in Kitimat townsite.
Part Of
Bill Gallacher Collection
Creator
Bill Gallacher
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2000.5.173
Physical Description
1 photograph print : b&w ; 9x12cm
History / Biographical
Bill was one of the superintendents with Saguenay Kitimat.
Custodial History
Donated by Joanna Gallacher
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction of homes in Kitimat townsite.
Subject Access
Industry
Early Kitimat
Storage Location
Photograph storage

Sugmas & Pouring Floor Slabs for First Houses in Townsite

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description27564
Part Of
James Tirrul-Jones Collection
Description Level
Series
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1953 & Apr 1972]
Accession Number
984.61
Scope and Content
Photographs of Sumgas (Apr 1972) & pouring floor slabs for 1st houses in townsite (1953).
Part Of
James Tirrul-Jones Collection
Creator
James Tirrul-Jones
Description Level
Series
Series Number
50
Accession Number
984.61
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1953 & Apr 1972]
Physical Description
2 photograph prints : b&w ; 21 x 25cm
Custodial History
Photographs taken by James Tirrul-Jones in his role as museum curator.
Scope and Content
Photographs of Sumgas (Apr 1972) & pouring floor slabs for 1st houses in townsite (1953).
Notes
984.61.27 and 984.61.121 : No R Numbers
Subject Access
sumgaas
Sumgas
Kitimat
Townsite
Construction
Storage Location
Curator's Office
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1954
Scope and Content
Photo depicts the Hullah houses, prefabricated and assembled on site.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
171
GMD
graphic material
Responsibility
Photographer Fred Ryan.
Date Range
1954
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photo depicts the Hullah houses, prefabricated and assembled on site.
Notes
Title based on content of photograph. School District No. 80 Collection 982.91.23
Subject Access
Hullah Construction
Townsite
Images

Photobook of Early Kitimat and Alcan Smelter

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description35205
Part Of
Lydia Strecheniuk Collection
Description Level
Series
GMD
graphic material
Accession Number
2022.14.7
Scope and Content
Photographs of early Kitimat and Alcan smelter. Souvenir photobook with five photos.
Townsite with Mount Elizabeth in background. Smoke is visible beyond townsite in the forest. May 15, 1956.
Townsite with sandhill visible in background. May 15, 1956.
Main Road - Motel - Townsite. View of road leading from service centre into town. Kildala area cleared but not much is built. Kitimat River bridge visible at bottom. Aug 1955.
Kitimat Valley. View of Alcan site, hospital beach, and pier. Looking north.
Smeltersite. View of Alcan smelter and smeltersite.
Part Of
Lydia Strecheniuk Collection
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2022.14.7
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph print : 9x9cm ; colour
Custodial History
Donated by Carol Larson. Originally belonged to her mother, Lydia Strecheniuk.
Scope and Content
Photographs of early Kitimat and Alcan smelter. Souvenir photobook with five photos.
Townsite with Mount Elizabeth in background. Smoke is visible beyond townsite in the forest. May 15, 1956.
Townsite with sandhill visible in background. May 15, 1956.
Main Road - Motel - Townsite. View of road leading from service centre into town. Kildala area cleared but not much is built. Kitimat River bridge visible at bottom. Aug 1955.
Kitimat Valley. View of Alcan site, hospital beach, and pier. Looking north.
Smeltersite. View of Alcan smelter and smeltersite.
Subject Access
Townsite
Mount Elizabeth
Sand Hill
Kitimat-Kemano Project
Smeltersite
Storage Location
photograph storage
Part Of
Malcolm Baxter Collection
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2020.12.95
Scope and Content
Folder containing blueprints for Kitimat homes possibily belonging to the Baxter family. First blueprint is a small sheet with a two-bedroom smeltersite home plan (1952). Second is the interior of a single floor townsite home (Mar 2 1956). Third is the exterior of a single floor townsite home (Mar 2 1956).
Part Of
Malcolm Baxter Collection
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2020.12.95
Physical Description
3 blueprint sheets
History / Biographical
Malcolm Baxter died in 2020. His father Basil, was very instrumental in the organization of Kitimat in the early years. Basil was married to Cathy Baxter and they had two sons - Malcolm and Michael.
Custodial History
Part of items collected by Malcolm Baxter, former editer of NSP. Brought into the museum by Judith Cullington, Malcolm's sister-in-law.
Scope and Content
Folder containing blueprints for Kitimat homes possibily belonging to the Baxter family. First blueprint is a small sheet with a two-bedroom smeltersite home plan (1952). Second is the interior of a single floor townsite home (Mar 2 1956). Third is the exterior of a single floor townsite home (Mar 2 1956).
Notes
Townsite home plans from Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. Kitimat Branch 961-965
Storage Location
Archives Bay 1 Shelf 3 Box 16
Part Of
Bill Frahler Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Date Range
1954-57
Accession Number
2003.32.
Part Of
Bill Frahler Collection
Creator
Bill Frahler
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2003.32.
Date Range
1954-57
Custodial History
Electrician Bill Frahler wired approximately 2000 houses in Kitimat camps and townsite between 1954 and 1958, working first for Johnson-Crooks then Straits Construction, both U.S.contractors.
Notes
Cross reference: 2002.20

Erection of Pan Abode Motel Units

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description13919
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Accession Number
78.11.49
Scope and Content
View showing erection of Pan Abode Motel Units in the Townsite.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
78.11.49
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 Photograph : b&w ; 28 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
View showing erection of Pan Abode Motel Units in the Townsite.
Notes
BC-2-517

Pumphouse Structure by Kitimat River Bridge

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description13903
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Accession Number
78.11.71
Scope and Content
View of pumphouse structure on one of the permanent wells supplying water to the Townsite. Kitimat River Bridge in background.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
78.11.71
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 Photograph : b&w ; 28 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
View of pumphouse structure on one of the permanent wells supplying water to the Townsite. Kitimat River Bridge in background.
Notes
BC-2-893

Road C1 leading to City Centre Clearing

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description13910
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Accession Number
78.11.62
Scope and Content
View looking east along road C1 towards the city centre clearing - Kitimat Townsite.
Part Of
Alcan Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
78.11.62
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 Photograph : b&w ; 28 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
View looking east along road C1 towards the city centre clearing - Kitimat Townsite.
Notes
BC-2-805

Line up at the post office

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description206
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Scope and Content
Photo depicts residents lined up outside the Townsite Camp Post Office.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
200
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1956
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photo depicts residents lined up outside the Townsite Camp Post Office.
Notes
Title based on content of photograph. Alcan Collection 78.11.149
Subject Access
Services
Post offices
Images

Clearing transmission line right-of-way

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description133
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Scope and Content
Photo depicts workers clearing the transmission line right-of-way. The smelter site preparation and smoke from the townsite clearing are in the distance.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
127
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1952
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Photo depicts workers clearing the transmission line right-of-way. The smelter site preparation and smoke from the townsite clearing are in the distance.
Notes
Title based on content of photograph. Alcan Collection Accession no. 73.3.10.1
Subject Access
Transmission line
Images

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