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Settling In: Highlighting 50 Years of Kitimat's History

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/exhibitsettlingin
Material Type
Virtual Exhibit
Description
Settling In: Highlighting 50 Years of Kitimat's History Exhibition, was shown at the Kitimat Museum and Archives in 2003. "To the youngsters, Kitimat presents a pleasing blend of modern, urban, recreational facilities in a wild-west, wilderness setting. To the adults, it offers physical grandeur, unexcelled hunting and fishing, neighbourliness, dependence, and the genuine friendships of a new community." Canadian Geographical Journal 1959 What makes a town? What makes Kitimat unique? In the final analysis, Kitimat citizens have made the community. This exhibition attempts to show the public face of Kitimat.
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Material Type
Virtual Exhibit
Description
Settling In: Highlighting 50 Years of Kitimat's History Exhibition, was shown at the Kitimat Museum and Archives in 2003. "To the youngsters, Kitimat presents a pleasing blend of modern, urban, recreational facilities in a wild-west, wilderness setting. To the adults, it offers physical grandeur, unexcelled hunting and fishing, neighbourliness, dependence, and the genuine friendships of a new community." Canadian Geographical Journal 1959 What makes a town? What makes Kitimat unique? In the final analysis, Kitimat citizens have made the community. This exhibition attempts to show the public face of Kitimat.
Images
Websites / Virtual Exhibits
Part Of
Hal Whiting Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
July 1952
Accession Number
985.65.107
Scope and Content
Photo showing 7 international L-190 trucks, complete with Jaegar ReadyMix Concrete Machines, first installment of a large fleet at Kitimat. In early June, these were waiting for completion of batching plant installation. They were used to carry concrete directly to the new smelter, townsite or any construction in progress. Batch plant location is at Gravel Mountain.
Part Of
Hal Whiting Collection
Creator
Hal Whiting
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
985.65.107
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
July 1952
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 21.5 x 28 cm
Scope and Content
Photo showing 7 international L-190 trucks, complete with Jaegar ReadyMix Concrete Machines, first installment of a large fleet at Kitimat. In early June, these were waiting for completion of batching plant installation. They were used to carry concrete directly to the new smelter, townsite or any construction in progress. Batch plant location is at Gravel Mountain.
Subject Access
Automobiles