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Image No: PA-1599-451-2

Title: Aerial view of provincial government's pilot plant for extracting oil from the northern Alberta tar sands, Bitumount, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1949-1950]

Remarks: Bitumount oil sands plant.
Published in the Calgary Herald, February 12, 1951.

Subject(s): Fort McMurray, Alberta - Industry / Fort McMurray, Alberta - Buildings / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Oil sands

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Image No: PA-1599-451-1

Title: Bitumount tar sands plant, Bitumount, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 27, 1949]

Photographer/Illustrator: Alberta Government Photograph

Remarks: Bitumount oil sands plant.

Subject(s): Fort McMurray, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Oil sands

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Image No: PA-1599-451-5

Title: Elmer Atkins, superintendent of Bitumount tar sands plant, Bitumount, Alberta.

Date: [ca. January 11, 1951]

Photographer/Illustrator: Alberta Government Photograph

Remarks: Bitumount oil sands plant.

Subject(s): Fort McMurray, Alberta - Personalities / Fort McMurray, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Oil sands

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Image No: PA-1599-451-4

Title: Chemical engineer at Bitumount tar sands plant, Bitumount, Alberta.

Date: [ca. January 11, 1951]

Photographer/Illustrator: Alberta Government Photograph

Remarks: Bitumount oil sands plant.

Subject(s): Fort McMurray, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Oil sands / Chemists

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Image No: PA-1599-451-12

Title: Oil sands pilot plant, Mildred Lake, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1960]

Remarks: Imperial Oil, Richfield, Cities Service and Royalite are conducting studies to determine the commercial feasibility of extracting hydrocarbons from the Athabasca oil sands.

Subject(s): Fort McMurray, Alberta - Industry / Mildred Lake, Alberta - Industry / Oil sands / Petroleum industry and trade - Equipment and supplies / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining

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Image No: PA-1599-451-20

Title: Pan American Petroleum Corporation oil sands testing, Fort McMurray area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. December 4, 1968]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Affiliated company Muskeg Oil has applied for permits to produce using the new extraction process.

Subject(s): Fort McMurray, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Oil sands

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Image No: PA-1599-451-29

Title: Prototype dragline digging a test pit, Alsands project, near Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Date: [ca. November 1979]

Photographer/Illustrator: Shell Canada Resources

Subject(s): Fort McMurray, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Equipment and supplies / Excavating machinery / Oil sands

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