Making it Happen - The Tunnel - Gallery Page 5

Photo #00031

Hangar & helicopter West Tahtsa / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- March 17, 1953. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

A Sikorsky helicopter outside a hangar at West Tahtsa Lake Camp. Men are gathered around a smaller helicopter to the left of the hangar.

Photo #00035

Men and machines Copco drill set-up / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- March 18, 1953. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

The placing of men and machines in a typical "Copco" drilling set-up on the West Tahtsa main bore jumbo.

Photo #00045

Give them both barrels sign / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- March 19, 1953. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

A worker looking up at a sign above the entrance to the recreation hall that reads, "Tunnel target, give them both barrels Tahtsa." The sign was a target date for the two ends of the tunnel to meet September 1st.

Photo #00050

Muck dump slope 2600' / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- April 16, 1953. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

The upper Kemano Valley, Twin Peaks and the Pass as seen overlooking the muck dump area and shop on the 2600' level at the Kemano end of the main power tunnel No. 1 looking North.

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