Making it Happen - The Tunnel - Gallery Page 8

Photo #00056

Project management / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- December 02, 1953. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

Project management meeting for the symbolic throwing of the switch for tunnel breakthrough. Present from left are Mr. Madsen, M.K. Assistant Project Manager; Mr. Franklin Matthias, Alcan Assistant Project Manager; Mr. Reed, M.K. Area Engineer; Mr. Percy E. Radley, Alcan Project Manager; Mr. Roestad, Alcan Resident Engineer; Mr. Whitey Davis, M.K. General Underground Superintendent; Mr. McNeely Dubose, Alcan Vice President, seen here ready to throw the switch; Mr. V. Rland, M.K Superintendent at Horetzky.

Photo #00049

20-ton tramway / Photographed by the International Harvester Company, manufacturers of construction equipment purchased for the Project. -- ca. 1954. (Hal Whiting Collection) Photographed by the International Harvester Company, manufacturers of construction equipment purchased for the Project.

Workers going up the mountain on the 20-ton tramway.

Photo #00048

Tramway landing on 1600' level / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- January 23, 1954. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

Men on the tramway used for moving equipment and workers up the mountain. View is looking down on the Kemano Valley.

Photo #00060

Penstock No. 2 unlined rock tunnel / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- June 06, 1955. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

The unlined rock tunnel of horizontal penstock No. 2 at Elevation 210'. View is looking at platform at base of 48 degree inclined raise to 1685' Elevation.

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