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Aerial view of the mining installations

Aerial view of the different mills used by Canadian Johns-Manville.

The caption reads, "THE C.J.M. CO.LTD. MILIS

As seen from the air.

In the upper right hand corner is the Machine Shop #2 which was vacated in 1942. Nearby are the Main Stores and stores sheds. A little less than top centre is the Shawinigan Water and Power Sub Station. Below that, nearer to the camera is Mill #3 Dryer, Mill #3 and Mill #3 Fibre Storage Shed. Closer to the camera are several large buildings. That in the centre of the picture is Mill 4A. The smaller one at the left is Mill 4 B at the right of these are Mill 4A & 4B Dryers, Plant C Screen Rooms and Plant C Crusher Building."

Group of machinists

Pictured here is a group of machinists
Front: Florian Champoux, Alpherie Jutras, George H. Burns
2nd row: Albert Beliveau, Edourd Spenard
3rd row (standing) Lucien Marchand, Philippe Proulx, Roderick MacKenzie, Verron Carson, gerard Delisle, Harold Lockwood and Joseph R. Houle.

Men installing new machinery

The caption reads "This picture taken when these men were installing the new machinery in the New Machine Shop, 1913. This shop was used until 1942 when another move was make to a new building on the St George Road. This third machine shop was vacated last year and demolished in this spring 1980."
Front: Clifford Gale, Albert Carneau, Johnny Morris, James Coyle Jr., David Roy. Rear: Bob Williams and Gordon Clark, foreman.

Skating Rink

Pictured here is the skating rink on the corner of St. Aime Street and St. George Street.

The verso reads, "Village of Asbestos as seen from main office / Skating rink in the foreground / Corner of St. Aime and St. George Streets."

Aerial view of the installation

Pictured here is an aerial view of the Johns-Manville installation in Asbestos. The caption reads, " Showing Tailings till in area where ore was drawn through 'Block Caving' in underground mine. Mill #3 Centre foreground.

Canadian Johns-Manville snow plow

Item is a photograph of a snow plow owned by Canadian Johns-Manville at Asbestos in 1929 or 1930.

The caption reads: This Float consisted of a Cyclone Collector, Elbows and ки Ductwork and an aspirating Fan all built by the sheet metal workers Alphonse Poirier, foroman. 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."

King Street, Asbestos, QC

Item is a postcard showing King Street in Asbestos around the 1910s by photograph V. Dubois. A handwritten caption reads "1924-25 Looking E [east] from centre of 'Square.' Sunday A.M. People going into Post Office." There are people visible on the sidewalks and two motor vehicles.

Laurier Street, Asbestos, QC

Item is a postcard showing a view of Laurier Street in Asbestos around the 1910s. A handwritten caption reads "Looking S.E. [southeast] from centre of 'the Square.'"

Canada Day float, Asbestos, QC

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."

Club de patinage artistique d'East Angus fonds

  • CA ETRC P249
  • Fonds
  • [197-?]-2002

The fonds contains records relating to the history, administration, finances, committees, membership, tests, members & coaches, events, special activities, and property of the Club de Patinage Artistique d'East Angus from 1973 to 2002. The fonds contains lists of members, members’ files, skating test records, competition results, financial records, posters and programmes, minutes, souvenir albums, publicity, business reords, reports, by-laws, and correspondence. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1974-2001), Members (1974-2002), Coaches (1984-2002), Events and Special Activities (1975-2000), Committees (1974-2000), Miscellaneous ([197-?]-2000), Buildings and Property (1973-2000) and Skate Canada (1976-1997)

Club de Patinage Artistique (East Angus, Que.)

W. Gillies Ross fonds

  • CA ETRC P233
  • Fonds
  • 1767 [Photocopied]-2006

The fonds contains of research done by W. Gillies Ross on the following subjects: the mines at Eustis, Capelton and Albert Mines, asbestos mining at Asbestos, the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic, the Stanstead granite industry, and covered bridges in the Eastern Townships and surrounding areas. It consists largely of research notes, research documents, photographs, and oral histories. The fonds is organized i the following series: Interviews (1944-1996), Harvard’s Baker Library Trip and Research (1887-1996), Jo Cooper (1977-1987), Newspaper Index (1971-1975), National Archive of Canada Research (1903-1921), Publications (1890-1938), Granite Project (1898-1900, 1976), Copper / Pyrite Mining Studies (1867 [Photocopied] -1996), Asbestos Mining and Landscape Research (1897 [Photocopied]-1965), Spanish Flu Research (1918 [Photocopied] -2006), Photographs (1888-1972), Maps and Plans (1767 [Photocopied] - 1979), Asbestos Mining (1950-2004), Mining Study – Correspondence (1883 [Photocopied]-2005), Book Translation (1995), Cookshire (1979), Research on covered bridges ([ca. 1990?]).

Ross, W. Gillies (1931-2019)

William G. Clark collection

  • CA ETRC P031
  • Collection
  • 1890-2003

The collection contains source material on the history of the Asbestos region and on the development of the asbestos industry in the 19th and 20th centuries; it is also a source of information on the Johns-Manville Corporation, the life of William G. Clark, and includes an architectural sketch of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Asbestos from 1945. Among the materials are memoirs written by William G. Clark on his life and the town of Asbestos. The collection is comprised of the following series: Le Citoyen Historical Sections (1971-1980), Periodicals (The Asbestos Producer and Johns-Manville News Pictorial) (1948-1976), Photographs ([1897?]-1981), Miscellaneous Documents (1940-1971), and William G. Clark ([197-?]-2003).

Clark, William G., 1902-1999

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