57 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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LAKE SIMCOE Autumn Sunrise -- Sibbald 's Point
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FROBISHER BAY The airport at Frobisher Bay.
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Ice Fishing (Ice hut being hauled by hand since ice is not safe for heavy vehicles,Lake Simcoe at Keswick)
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Niagara's world-famed scenic attractions are nearly all displayed in this one comprehensive, low-level air photograph taken from a point directly over the Rainbow Bridge. Part of bridge is at lower left. Clockwise around the picture are: Falls View Park, Niagara Falls, N.Y.; the American Falls (167 feet); Goat Island, with the sightseeing steamship Maid of the Mist in river below; the Canadian Falls (163 feet) and beyond it Hydro intake plant; Table Rock House; the former Ontario Power Co. plant (below cliff); Queen Victoria Park restaurant; Maid of the Mist dock and Clifton incline Oakes Garden Theatre and Memorial Arch on Niagara Blvd. Arrow indicates intake to twin tunnels which will carry 15,000,000 gallons of water a minute under Niagara Falls, Ont., to the giant, new Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station No. 2 at Queenston. Joint Canada-U.S. construction on remedial works will begin next month to create a m ...
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Aklavik lies on the broad expanse of the Mackenzie River Delta, a vast and lonely land pocked by thousands of lakes and streams. The sweep of the delta spreads dramatically north before the eyes of the visitor as he approaches the northern settlement through the passes of the Richardson Mountains. For many years Aklavik has been the centre of fur trade. Indians and Eskimos trap hundreds of thousand of muskrats from these waters,, but the price is now down to 25 cents a pelt. Caribou come through the country on their migrations. When the route of the animals is long way from the settlement, natives have a llean year.
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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