Making it Happen - Smelter - Gallery Page 2

Photo #00131

Welcome to Kitimat sign -- ca. 1952. (Hal Whiting Collection)

The welcome sign for Kitimat on the wharf that greeted all workers to the Kitimat Project upon their arrival by boat.

Photo #00134

Aerial view of smeltersite -- 1952. (Alcan Collection)

An aerial view of the smeltersite main camp showing married quarters, sternwheeler Delta King, hydraulic fill in progress, recreation building, hospital, power plant, sawmill and water tank.

Photo #00138

Shovels working at sand hill -- August 14, 1952. (Hal Whiting Collection)

View looking west at north portion of the sandhill, showing shovels loading material for the smelter site fill.

Photo #00136

Smelter site preparation -- September 12, 1952. (Alcan Collection)

Bulldozers placing fill in the south-west corner of the storage area, to the final elevation of 28.5 ft. View is looking north-east at storage area of hydraulic fill.

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