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Image No: PA-1599-453-2

Title: Laying Canadian Western Natural Gas main from Pine Creek to Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 24, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: 16 inch line. Welders welding a junction while crew looks on.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade / Construction workers / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-4

Title: Laying Canadian Western Natural Gas main from Pine Creek to Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 27, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: 16 inch line. Enamelling and wrapping machine coats the pipe with a protective enamel then wraps it in asbestos.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade / Construction workers / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-6

Title: Laying Canadian Western Natural Gas main from Pine Creek to Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 30, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: One of the machines being used on the new 16 inch line.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade / Construction workers / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-5

Title: Laying Canadian Western Natural Gas main from Pine Creek to Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 27, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Welders welding a junction on the new 16 inch line.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade / Construction workers / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-7

Title: Laying Canadian Western Natural Gas main from Pine Creek to Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 30, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: 16 inch line. One of the large joints being underbored in preparation for welding.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade / Construction workers / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-8

Title: Laying Canadian Western Natural Gas main from Pine Creek to Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 30, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: 16 inch line. Enamelling and wrapping machine coats the pipe with a protective enamel then wraps it in asbestos.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade / Construction workers / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-9

Title: Laying Canadian Western Natural Gas main from Pine Creek to Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 1, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Machine digs the ditch for new 16 inch line.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade / Construction workers / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-14

Title: Laying Canadian Western Natural Gas main from Jumping Pound to Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. October 28, 1950]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Pipe-laying machine coats the pipe in protective enamel, wraps it in tarpaper and places it in the ditch.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade / Construction workers / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-69

Title: Laying pipeline in Alberta.

Date: [ca. June 28, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: Ormond, Jerry, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade / Pipelines / Automobiles

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Image No: PA-1599-453-79

Title: First large shipment of pipe by truck from Ontario to Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 13, 1959]

Photographer/Illustrator: De Lorme, Jack, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Previously these long-haul shipments went by rail.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Trucks

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