Making it Happen - The Powerhouse - Gallery Page 1

Photo #00066

Tailrace portal -- August 15, 1952. (Morrison-Knudsen Company Collection)

The tailrace portal during drilling down to the bench elevation.

Photo #00072

Upper powerhouse excavation / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- August 24, 1952. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

A general view of the upper powerhouse excavation, looking toward the north end. Seen is the concrete elevator tower coming up from the lower powerhouse. Also, form work for concrete haunches is getting underway at the far end.

Photo #00069

Access tunnel enlargement / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- October 30, 1952. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

Miners drilling down-holes to enlarge the opening of the access tunnel in the powerhouse.

Photo #00071

Roof bolting in the powerhouse / Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C. -- October 30, 1952. (Alcan Collection) Power Operations, Alcan Primary Metal B.C.

Miners roof bolting along the east side of the powerhouse roof excavation, opposite roof arch Section No. 5.

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