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University of British Columbia Preventive Medical Building

Photographs depict the construction progress of the Preventive Medical Building (the Wesbrook Building) at the University of British Columbia. Second image does not have label in bottom right corner.

Large, square, steel, three level platform; wooden and concrete foundation built around platform;, crane tower behind structure; six construction workers visible in foreground; existing buildings visible in background.

Black and white label in bottom right corner of image reads "U.B.C. PREVENTIVE MEDICAL BLDG. SHARP THOMPSON BERWICK PRATT ARCHITECTS - VANCOUVER B.C. COMMONWEALTH CONSTRUCTION CO. BUILDERS - ENGINEERS NR DATE "

Construction, Faculty Club Building, University of British Columbia

Photograph depicts the construction progress of the Faculty Club Building at the University of British Columbia.

Multi-level wood, rebar and concrete construction; gently sloping, compact dirt mound in bottom right of image; wood debris and supplies on mound; concrete mixing truck on middle left of image; crane tower behind truck; trees in background.

National Harbours Board no. 3 Jetty Project, course of construction, no. 4

Photograph depicts construction on the National Harbours Board's #3 Jetty Project. Only first image has title box in bottom right corner.

Angled front shot of long, rectangular/pentagon shaped steel structure; crane in front of structure; nine workers underneath structure; harbour, North Vancouver, and mountains in background.

Title box in bottom right corner reads "NATION HARBOURS BOARD #3 JETTY PROJECT Contract No. S3125 E DOMINION BRIDGE CO., LTD.", "No 4", "Date 7-17-53"

Steelwork for National Harbours Board no. 3 Jetty Project, Vancouver

Photograph depicts construction on the United Grain Growers pier.

Low angle shot of pentagon shaped steel tent-like structure; flat bed carrying steel beams parked underneath structure, gas canisters and vehicle under right side of structure; flanked by buildings on both sides; man standing on building on right side of image, working on structure.

Title box in top right corner reads "NATIONAL HARBOURS BOARD #3 JETTY PROJECT Contract No. S 3125 E DOMINION BRIDGE CO., LTD.", "No 1", "Date 5-25-53"

Mechanical room, Texada Mine, Texada Island, British Columbia

Photograph depicts Texada Mines Ltd. Texada Mines Ltd. was located on Texada Island, the largest of the Northern Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia. In 1876, a whaler discovered iron ore on the island and mining began. Texada Mines was open from 1952 to 1977.

Interior shot of a mechanical room; various chute, pipe, and tank systems; three workers in hard hats; warehouse pendant lights hanging from ceiling; windows on either side of structure.

Mechanical room, Texada Mine, Texada Island, British Columbia

Photograph depicts Texada Mines Ltd. Texada Mines Ltd. was located on Texada Island, the largest of the Northern Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia. In 1876, a whaler discovered iron ore on the island and mining began. Texada Mines was open from 1952 to 1977.

Interior shot of a mechanical room; end of mechanical room is entirely window; series of valves, chutes, and pipes; warehouse pendant lamps hanging from the ceiling; one worker in left of image.

Texada Mine, Texada Island, British Columbia

Photograph depicts Texada Mines Ltd. Texada Mines Ltd. was located on Texada Island, the largest of the Northern Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia. In 1876, a whaler discovered iron ore on the island and mining began. Texada Mines was open from 1952 to 1977.

Shot taken from exterior of interior of mechanical room at Texada Mines Ltd.; triangular roof and upper level or machinery visible; loading conveyor with walkway connected to building; two men stand on access walkway adjacent to conveyor; third man stands on the ground holding cables; corrugated metal roof of different structure partially visible in bottom of image; and rock piles in background.

Collector silo, Texada Mine, Texada Island, British Columbia

Photograph depicts Texada Mines Ltd. Texada Mines Ltd. was located on Texada Island, the largest of the Northern Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia. In 1876, a whaler discovered iron ore on the island and mining began. Texada Mines was open from 1952 to 1977.

Shot taken from hill overlooking loading area at Texada Mines Ltd.; two men stand on a conveyor crane over top of a collector silo, with two lower conveyors connecting to a building; other walkways and conveyors extend from the structures and along the waterfront to two loading docks.

Graphic Arts building addition, course of construction, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the Graphic Arts Building addition and parking garage at 1200 West Hastings Street, designed by John H. Harvey, architect, and built by Commonwealth Construction Co. Ltd., general contractors.

Rebar and wood grid being prepared for pouring of concrete by four construction workers, two in mid right of image, two in top left of image; legs of two workers partially visible in top right of image.

White title box in bottom right corner reads "GRAPHIC ARTS BLDG. ADDITION & PARKING GARAGE VANCOUVER, B.C.", "JOHN H. HARVEY, ARCHITECT", "COMMONWEALTH CONSTR. CO. LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "No. 2", "DATE NOV. 27, 1958", "FACING N."

Graphic Arts building addition, course of construction, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the Graphic Arts Building addition and parking garage at 1200 West Hastings Street, designed by John H. Harvey, architect, and built by Commonwealth Construction Co. Ltd., general contractors.

Rebar and wood grid being prepared for pouring of concrete by three construction workers in top of image.

White title box in bottom right corner reads "GRAPHIC ARTS BLDG. ADDITION & PARKING GARAGE VANCOUVER, B.C.", "JOHN H. HARVEY, ARCHITECT", "COMMONWEALTH CONSTR. CO. LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "No. 1", "DATE NOV. 27, 1958", "FACING N.W."

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