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Image No: IP-2e-2-1

Title: Truck with flatbed load of pipe at Yellowhead Pass on the Great Divide, border of British Columbia and Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: For construction of the Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line project, which called for 145,000 tons of high-test steel pipe, approximately 5,000 carloads.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line / Trucks / Yellowhead Pass - Views

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Image No: IP-2e-2-2

Title: Trailer camp for Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line construction workers, Red Pass Junction, British Columbia.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: The contractor was Comstock Midwestern Limited. There were about 60 trailers in the camp, each accommodating about 12 men. In addition to the sleepers there were modern kitchens and dining rooms.

Subject(s): Construction camps / Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Red Pass Junction, British Columbia - Dwellings / Trailers / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line

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Image No: IP-2e-2-3

Title: Cat-skinnner (bulldozer) clearing right-of-way in the valley of the Miette River, Jasper National Park, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: For the Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line project.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Jasper National Park, Alberta - Views / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line / Earth moving equipment / Caterpillar tractors

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Image No: IP-2e-2-4

Title: Drillers at work ahead of cat-skinnners clearing right-of-way in the valley of the Miette River, Jasper National Park, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: For the Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line project.
Blasting rock cuts 48 inches deep. The pipe is 24 inches in diameter and must have 24 inches of cover.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Jasper National Park, Alberta - Views / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line

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Image No: IP-2e-2-5

Title: View of rugged terrain over which the Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line was built, Jasper National Park, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: The $93 million dollar pipeline went from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia and was completed in 18 months.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Jasper National Park, Alberta - Views / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line

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Image No: IP-2e-2-6

Title: View of rugged terrain over which the Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line was built, Jasper National Park, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: The $93 million dollar pipeline went from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia and was completed in 18 months.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Jasper National Park, Alberta - Views / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line

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Image No: IP-2e-2-7

Title: Laying pipeline in rugged terrain over which the Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line was built, Jasper National Park, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: The $93 million dollar pipeline went from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia and was completed in 18 months.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Jasper National Park, Alberta - Views / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line

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Image No: IP-2e-2-8

Title: View of Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line as it goes through Jasper National Park, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: The $93 million dollar pipeline went from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia and was completed in 18 months. The pipeline crossed over rugged mountains and 72 rivers as it snaked its way 718 miles westward from Edmonton to Vancouver. Its initial capacity was 120,000 barrels per day.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Jasper National Park, Alberta - Views / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line

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Image No: IP-2e-2-9

Title: Construction worker viewing Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line as it goes through Jasper National Park, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1952-1953]

Remarks: The $93 million dollar pipeline went from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia and was completed in 18 months. The pipeline crossed over rugged mountains and 72 rivers as it snaked its way 718 miles westward from Edmonton to Vancouver. Its initial capacity was 120,000 barrels per day.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Jasper National Park, Alberta - Views / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line

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Image No: IP-2e-2-10

Title: Construction work on Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line as it goes through the mountains on its way to Vancouver, British Columbia.

Date: [ca. 1953]

Remarks: The $93 million dollar pipeline went from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia and was completed in 18 months. The pipeline crossed over rugged mountains and 72 rivers as it snaked its way 718 miles westward from Edmonton to Vancouver. Its initial capacity was 120,000 barrels per day.
Note large cranes moving the pipe.

Subject(s): Cranes, derricks, etc, / Petroleum industry and trade - Transportation / Pipelines / Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line

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