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Cominco Ltd. fonds
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Cominco Ltd. fonds

  • PR-1419
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1884-1985]

The fonds consists of the records of Cominco Ltd., including those created under its previous name, the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada Limited. Most of the records were selected by Cominco from its offices in Vancouver and Trai...

Cominco Ltd.

Cominco films

The series consists of films which document Cominco operations in British Columbia and other Canadian provinces and territories from approximately the 1920s to the 1970s. Topics include: Cominco power plants, including the Waneta plant; mining and...

Beneath these hills

Documentary. Television presentation about the geology of, and mining in, southeastern B.C., with maps, illustrations, lecture and shots of terrain, including extensive sequences about an underground mining operation (possibly the Sullivan Mine, K...

[Blaylock films]

Footage. Mainly depicts subjects related to Consolidated Mining staff and operations across Canada. Notes (from original film boxes): 1. Sulphur experiment. 2. Quebec 1933 or 1934. 3. Montreal and Quebec, [19]34 -- "only fair". 4. Flin ...

[Golf, 1950?]

Amateur film. Part 1 depicts a golfing match. Part 2 consists of a family picnic, including some golfing practice.

[Fording Valley]

Footage. Shows various aspects of construction and mining activity in the Fording Valley.

No man is an island

Industrial film. Cominco's operations in Trail and Kimberley are discussed from the viewpoint of various Cominco employees. Includes footage of: Sullivan Mine; refining and smelting processes for lead, zinc, silver; power plant on Kootenay R...

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