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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."

Royal visit

Item is a photograph of a police escort down a street in Sherbrooke for the visit of his royal highness King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in June 1939. The BCS (Bishop's College School) Cadets can been seen lined up along the street.

Fire stations

Item is a photograph of the Sherbrooke fire and police station on Marquette Street with many horse-drawn wagons in front from around the 1910s.

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