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  • Trestle construction - (May 4,1945)
    Image       Work on the ore dock approaches the final stages. A huge crane sits more than 80 feet above the water on the ore dock platform. Workers in the photograph appear diminutive in comparison.
    Image     Work on the ore dock approaches the final stages. A huge crane sits more than 80 feet above the water on the ore dock platform. Workers in the photograph appear ...
  • Port Arthur Ore Dock - Final Stages (May 4 1945)
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  • VJ Day, August 1945
    Image       ... surrender. On August 14th, 1945 Harry S. Truman announced that Japan had agreed...
    Image     ... surrender. On August 14th, 1945 Harry S. Truman announced that Japan had agreed...
  • Port Arthur Ore Trestle - Steel Viaducts (March 21 1945)
    Image       Black and white photo showing the C.N.R. trestle at an interesting angle, showing part of the steel viaduct and the East Trestle.
    Image     Black and white photo showing the C.N.R. trestle at an interesting angle, showing part of the steel viaduct and the East Trestle.
  • CNR Field Engineering Staff (April 9 1945)
    Image       Black and white photo of the C.N.R. field engineering staff. From left to right are: Arnott; Syd Harper; D.B McKillop; E. Naslin; MacIlroy and Morphet. No first names were listed on the photograph.
    Image     Black and white photo of the C.N.R. field engineering staff. From left to right are: Arnott; Syd Harper; D.B McKillop; E. Naslin; MacIlroy and Morphet. No first names were listed ...
  • Port Arthur Ore Trestle Construction (March 8 1945)
    Image       Photo of the massive trestle with two people standing on the ground to the left. The base of the trestle at the right is composed of fir timbers from British Columbia. On the left, the trestle displays a steel viaduct of towers and plate girder deck spans.
    Image     Photo of the massive trestle with two people standing on the ground to the left. The base of the trestle at the right is composed of fir timbers from British ...
  • Port Arthur Ore Trestle ( Feb 27th 1945)
    Image       Black and white photo showing the first girder of the second 78' span in place.
    Image     Black and white photo showing the first girder of the second 78' span in place.
  • Port Arthur Ore Trestle (1945)
    Image       ...Placing second 78' span - six down, two to go. (February 27, 1945)...
    Image     ...Placing second 78' span - six down, two to go. (February 27, 1945)...
  • Port Arthur Ore trestle - traveling crane (March 8 1945)
    Image       A Hamilton Bridge crane placing a steel girder for the approach to the Canadian National Iron Ore dock.
    Image     A Hamilton Bridge crane placing a steel girder for the approach to the Canadian National Iron Ore dock.
  • CNR Staff - Ore Dock Construction
    Image       Black and white photo of C.N.R. staff members. From left to right: the chief - D.B. McKillop ,W.B. Moore, B&B foreman, steel bridge foreman - E.Naslin and inspector - Syd Harper.
    Image     Black and white photo of C.N.R. staff members. From left to right: the chief - D.B. McKillop ,W.B. Moore, B&B foreman, steel bridge foreman - E.Naslin and inspector - Syd ...
  • Derrick car on Ore Trestle
    Image       Photo of a Hamilton Bridge Derrick placing the first girder of the second 78 foot span.
    Image     Photo of a Hamilton Bridge Derrick placing the first girder of the second 78 foot span.
  • Men in Front of CNR Cars (July 17, 1945)
    Image       Two men, Mike Arnoth and Mr. Baeder are shown standing in front of one of the first ore cars to arrive from the iron ore mines at Steep Rock.The CN trestle and ore dock were newly completed. At 9 a.m. the previous morning, the first of the ore cars opened ...
    Image     Two men, Mike Arnoth and Mr. Baeder are shown standing in front of one of the first ore cars to arrive from the iron ore mines at Steep Rock.The CN ...
  • Port Arthur Ore Dock (1945)
    Image       .... (February 20, 1945)...
    Image     .... (February 20, 1945)...
  • Port Arthur Ore Trestle - Construction (1945)
    Image       Black and white photo illustrating the massive nature of the trestle construction site. The trestle would run from the harbour all the way to Memorial Avenue (over two miles in length, not including the ore docks themselves).
    Image     Black and white photo illustrating the massive nature of the trestle construction site. The trestle would run from the harbour all the way to Memorial Avenue (over two miles in ...
  • Derrick Car on Iron Ore Trestle
    Image       Hamilton Bridge derrick car using a gib boom to erect posts. This traveling crane was also known as a double boom derrick.
    Image     Hamilton Bridge derrick car using a gib boom to erect posts. This traveling crane was also known as a double boom derrick.
  • Port Arthur Ore Trestle - Construction (March 8 1945)
    Image       This photograph shows a Hamilton Bridge traveling crane placing a 32 ton steel girder into place on the trestle. Newspaper reports indicated the trestle itself would be a mile long, followed by a mile and a half approach to the iron ore dock.
    Image     This photograph shows a Hamilton Bridge traveling crane placing a 32 ton steel girder into place on the trestle. Newspaper reports indicated the trestle itself would be a mile long, ...
  • Port Arthur Ore Dock (May 17th 1945)
    Imagecomment       Black and white photo showing the timber frame construction of the ore dock.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photo showing the timber frame construction of the ore dock.
  • Port Arthur Ore trestle(1945)
    Image       This photograph shows the trestle near completion. The wooden trestle would stretch two thirds of a mile in length. It was composed of fir from British Columbia and structural steel contracted through the Hamilton Bridge Company.
    Image     This photograph shows the trestle near completion. The wooden trestle would stretch two thirds of a mile in length. It was composed of fir from British Columbia and structural steel ...
  • Port Arthur Ore trestle(1945)
    Image       Trestle during construction.
    Image     Trestle during construction.
  • Port Arthur Ore Trestle (May 17th 1945)
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