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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 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
Material
paper
Manufacturer
B.B. Johnston, Howe & Co.
Accession Number
2021.29.6a-b
Description
2 sheets. Lot map and and demand for lots article, and map of Kitamaat area.
Title
Kitamaat
Description
2 sheets. Lot map and and demand for lots article, and map of Kitamaat area.
Physical Condition
Good
Material
paper
Height
56cm
Width
44cm
Inscriptions
Kitamaat. The coming North Pacific metropolis of Canada. Demand for Lots. location and advantages. Plan Shewing Kitamaat Townsite at head of Kitimat Arm Map of the Northern Coast part of British Columbia
Accession Number
2021.29.6a-b
Category
Documentary Artifact
Location
Map Cabinet
Place of Manufacture
538 Hastings ST., Vancouber, B.C.
Manufacturer
B.B. Johnston, Howe & Co.

Tent with flat-top house assembly

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/description222
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1956
Scope and Content
Photo depicts a tent with flat-top house assembly on a production line in West Vancouver for Johnson-Crooks Construction Corporation.
Part Of
Kitimat Museum Website Collection
Creator
Bill Frahler
Description Level
Item
Item Number
216
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1956
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Photo depicts a tent with flat-top house assembly on a production line in West Vancouver for Johnson-Crooks Construction Corporation.
Notes
Title based on content of photograph. -- Slide No. 40 -- The circus tent assembly line was erected at Vancouver Tug and Barge below the Lion's Gate Bridge. Temporary housing destined for Kitimat was assembled there in three sections, then barged to Kitimat - 10 houses or 30 sections on each barge. -- Electrician Bill Frahler wired approximately 2,000 houses in Kitimat camps and townsite between 1954 and 1958, working first for Johnson-Crooks then Straits Construction, both U.S. contractors. Bill Frahler Collection 2003.32
Subject Access
Construction of Buildings
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