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Photo #00018

Nechako Dam rock fill -- ca. 1952. (Hal Whiting Collection)

An International diesel TD-24 spreading a layer of large stones at the base of the Nechako Dam.

Photo #00019

Kenney Dam official naming ceremony -- May 10, 1952. (Ron Whyte Collection)

Some of the workers and their families gathered for the official naming ceremony for Kenney Dam.

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Officials in Vanderhoof -- May 10, 1952. (Ron Whyte Collection)

Four officials who had just returned to Vanderhoof after the official naming ceremony of the Kenney Dam. From left is the Honourable E. T. Kenney for whom the dam was named after; Mr. William Alan Whyte, General Freight Agent, Western Division for Canadian National Railways and Steamships in Vancouver, B.C.; Mr. McNeely Dubose, Vice President of the Aluminum Company of Canada in Montreal, P.Q.; The Honourable Clarence Wallace, Lieutenant Governor of the province of British Columbia located in Victoria.

Photo #00015

Dam Construction -- June 1952. (Morrison-Knudsen Company Collection)

An unidentified man sitting on the Nechako River bank watching the the activities of construction of the dam at the canyon. Right bank stripping and left bank tunnel haul road shown.

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