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Image No: G-1-1712-1

Title: Casing for oil wells at Fort Fitzgerald, Alberta.

Date: June 17, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: Awaiting transportation by portage to Fort Smith, Northwest Territories then onward to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.
Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on July 16, 1921. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Fort Fitzgerald, Alberta - Buildings / Fort Fitzgerald, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Equipment and supplies

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Image No: G-1-1712-2

Title: Building scows at Fort Smith, Northwest Territories.

Date: June 17, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: The scows transported oil machinery on the 2400 kilometre journey to the arctic oil fields.
Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on July 16, 1921. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Fort Smith, Northwest Territories - Buildings / Fort Smith, Northwest Territories - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Boats and boating / Boatbuilding

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Image No: G-1-1712-3

Title: Freight at an Imperial Oil Company well site, Fort Norman area, Northwest Territories.

Date: July 5, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on August 13, 1921, page 21. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Fort Norman area, Northwest Territories - Views / Fort Norman area, Northwest Territories - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Petroleum industry and trade - Equipment and supplies / Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories - Transportation / Boats and boating

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Image No: G-1-1712-4

Title: Inuit hut, Arctic Red River, Northwest Territories.

Date: July 5, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on August 13, 1921, page 21. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Arctic Red River, Northwest Territories - Dwellings / Inuit - Dwellings / Inuit - Women

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Image No: G-1-1712-5

Title: A street scene in Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories.

Date: July 5, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: The neatest and most attractive of the Mackenzie River Posts.
Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on August 13, 1921, page 21. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories - Streets / Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories - Buildings

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Image No: G-1-1712-6

Title: The Ramparts, Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories.

Date: July 5, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on August 13, 1921, page 21. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories - Views / Cliffs

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Image No: G-1-1712-7

Title: The Ramparts, Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories.

Date: July 5, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: The Mackenzie River is about 400 metres wide here. Just above this point it is about five kilometres wide.
Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on August 13, 1921, page 21. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories - Views / Cliffs

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Image No: G-1-1712-8

Title: Oswald S. Finnie, Director of the Northwest Territories and Yukon Branch of the Department of the Interior, at an oil well, Fort Norman area, Northwest Territories.

Date: July 5, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: At the valve of the capped oil well of the Imperial Oil Company, about eighty-five kilometres north of Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.
Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on August 13, 1921, page 21. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Fort Norman area, Northwest Territories - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Oil well drilling / Northwest Territories - Personalities / Oil wells

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Image No: G-1-1712-9

Title: [Inuit?] at Arctic Red River, Northwest Territories.

Date: July 5, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on August 13, 1921, page 21. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Arctic Red River, Northwest Territories - Views / Inuit - Women / Inuit - Children / Inuit - Clothing

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Image No: G-1-1712-10

Title: Boats and a float plane on the Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories.

Date: July 5, 1921

Photographer/Illustrator: Bloom, Chester A.

Remarks: The S.S. Mackenzie River of the Hudson's Bay Company, the Lady Mackworth, and an airplane of the Imperial Oil Company tied up at the Imperial Oil Company's well.
Published in the Calgary Herald newspaper on August 13, 1921, page 21. The photographs accompanied the articles that Chester Bloom wrote about his trip to Fort Norman, Northwest Territories.

Subject(s): Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories - Transportation / Boats and boating / Airplanes

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