57 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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ROCKEY MOUNTAINS The Big, Broad Land. Geologists scale Rockies for clues to minerals, oil or gas deposits. Originally published July 1, 1959.
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QUESNEL British Columbia (Advance for use with Quesnel, B. C., CP Newsfeature on Floyd Phillips for PMs of Monday, Dec. 16) -- NOTE FUTURE DATE (TOR 2-DEC. 9) QUESNEL, B.C., DEC.16--VANISHING SCENE--These cowboys riding the range near Riske Creek in the Chilcotin district, a vast rangeland plateau 175 miles north of Vancouver, may be part of a vanishing scene in British Columbia. More and more of the wealth of the province's interior is coming from forestry and mixed farming. Grass-fed cattle are losing out on the market to grain-fed cattle from the prairies. (CP Photo) 1957 (B.C. Government )-- NOTE FUTURE DATE
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NORMAN WELLS town (NWT) Collier Norman Wells Aug., Sept., 1944 18114 Pumping station #2, Camp #36, situated in Dodo Canyon, Canol Project, NWT, Canada, Oct., 1944.
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WINTER L.F. A Riddle in the Snow: Does the Farmer suffer from insomnia of Does he walk in his sleep.
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QUEBEC PROVINCE HYDRO JAMES BAY HYDRO PROJECT LG2 SPILLWAY Added caption: DECEMBER 20, 1993 -- JAMES BAY HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT -- Frozen tiered spillway and dam at LG-2 (now known as the Robert-Bourassa) James Bay Hydro Complex, James Bay, Quebec. The James Bay Project, a monumental hydroelectric-power development on the east coast of James Bay, which was initiated in 1971 by Hydro-Quebec and the Quebec government. In 2 phases a total of 8 generating stations were constructed to produce more than half of Quebec's hydroelectric power. Phase I of the project cost $13.7 billion and entailed massive diversions of water from the Eastmain, Opinaca and Caniapiscau rivers to dammed reservoirs on Le Grande River. A tiered spillway, 3 times the height of Niagara Falls, was blasted from the bedrock, and La Grande-2 (LG-2), now known as the Robert-Bourassa, which was completed in 1982 and has the world's largest underground po ...
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