Part album 007 - Canada Day float, Asbestos, QC

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Canada Day float, Asbestos, QC

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CA ETRC P031-003-01-B-album 007

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  • 1929 (Creation)

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1 photograph: b&w.

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Item is a photograph of the Canadian Johns-Manville parade float, Asbestos, Canada Day, 1929, showing: Alfred Lefebvre, Bob Grimard, Nova Blais, Alphonse Poirier, Joseph Lalancette (at right, leaning on float), Edmond Bergeron, and Bertrand Poirier, as well as the Dubois photograph studio in background.

The caption reads, "This Float consisted of a Cyclone Collector, Elbows and Ductwork and an aspirating Fan all built by the sheet metal workers Alphonse Poirier, foreman. Alfred Lefebvre, Bob Grimard (truck driver) Nova Blais,

Alphonse Poirier, Joseph Lalancette, Shovel repair foreman Edmond Bergeron, (oxy-acetylene burner) with his bottles of gases and his torch. The boy holding the "Cup" is Bertrand Poirier, son of Alphonse. The two young boys are unknown. The two other men on the truck are also not known."

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