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Image No: PA-1599-453-110

Title: Premier Ernest Manning opens the valve to send Alberta natural gas from the Alberta Gas Trunk Line eastward through the Trans-Canada Pipeline, Bindloss, Alberta.

Date: [ca. July 30, 1957]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Bindloss, Alberta - Events / Bindloss, Alberta - Industry / Premiers - Alberta / Petroleum industry and trade / Pipelines

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Image No: PA-1599-453-90

Title: First weld on Alberta Gas Trunk Line portion of the Alberta-California gas pipeline, near Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. October 19, 1960]

Photographer/Illustrator: Colville, Dave, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Officials from Alberta Gas Trunk Line, Mannix Company and Consolidated Pipe Line Builders on hand. Welders at work on the 36 inch line, which was the largest installed in Alberta to that time.

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

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Image No: PA-1599-453-101

Title: Rimbey gas plant, Rimbey, Alberta.

Date: [ca. December 27, 1961]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: A new pipeline, jointly owned by the 27 companies with interests in the plant, had been installed running from the plant to Edmonton refineries.
Bulldozer in foreground.

Subject(s): Rimbey, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining

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Image No: PA-1599-453-102

Title: Alberta-California gas pipeline under construction near Lethbridge, Alberta.

Date: [ca. February 9, 1962]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Shows bulldozers working on the Alberta Gas Trunk Line portion of the line. When they dig up the warm moist earth, clouds of vapour cover the work site.

Subject(s): Lethbridge, Alberta - Industry / Lethbridge, Alberta - Construction / Petroleum industry and trade / Pipelines / Earth moving equipment / Caterpillar tractors

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Image No: PA-1599-453-133

Title: Dredging the Bow River for pipeline, near Cochrane, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 18, 1980]

Photographer/Illustrator: Sterling, Charles, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Tracked power shovel or excavator prepares site for the Bow River crossing for part of the Alberta section of the Alaska Highway natural gas line.

Subject(s): Cochrane, Alberta - Industry / Cochrane, Alberta - Construction / Petroleum industry and trade / Pipelines / Earth moving equipment / Bow River, Cochrane area, Alberta

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