Series S003 - Hydroelectrical dam

Construction of Coaticook dam Construction of Coaticook dam Construction of Coaticook dam Hopkin's dam, Coaticook Surveyor Sydney A. Meade Construction of Coaticook dam

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Hydroelectrical dam

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CA SHC F011-S003

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  • 1926-1927 (Creation)

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  • 34 photographs: b&w
  • 2 postcards: col.
  • 1 textual record

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Series illustrates the building of the hydroelectrical power dam in Coaticook from 1926 to 1927. It consists of photographs and postcards showing the process of the construction of the hydro power dam (built by Nelson River Construction Company) and turbines, as well as the old Belding and Hopkins' dams.

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  • English

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Photograph inscriptions are in English.

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Photographs glued to cardboard with typed captions

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  • English
  • French

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