Photo depicts a tent with flat-top house assembly on a production line in West Vancouver for Johnson-Crooks Construction Corporation.
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