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  • Ear Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station (~1930's)
        Photo showing the final finishing touches being made to the Ear Falls/Lac Seul dam, 1930's.
      Photo showing the final finishing touches being made to the Ear Falls/Lac ...
  • Ear Falls Generating Station (July 1930)
        Photo showing the size of the generator used in the production of hydroelectric power at the Ear Falls Generating Station, July 1930.
      Photo showing the size of the generator used in the production of ...
  • Ear Falls Generating Station (August 1930)
        View of the switching structure of the Ear Falls Generating Station, August 1930.
      View of the switching structure of the Ear Falls Generating Station, August ...
  • Rheostat
        Line to water rheostat F. P. I. November 2, 1930. A rheostat is a continously variable resistor used to regulate the current.
      Line to water rheostat F. P. I. November 2, 1930. A rheostat ...
  • Generating Station Switchboard
        Ear Falls generating station switchboard, March 20, 1933.
      Ear Falls generating station switchboard, March 20, 1933.
  • Operating Headgate
        Operating headgates, August 27, 1935.
      Operating headgates, August 27, 1935.
  • The Power House at Ear Falls (~1937)
        The rapid development of mines in the vicinity of Red Lake made it necessary to install another unit on the English River system. It was also necessary to redesign the electrical control and protection systems, and the high and low voltage switching arrangements. Provision was made in the redesign, for ...
      The rapid development of mines in the vicinity of Red Lake made ...
  • Northern Prince (~1932)
        The Northern Prince (front), and the Patricia, two diesel tugboats used to transport people and ship supplies to Ear Falls and Red Lake areas. The Waterways were used due to a lack of road systems for transportation of goods, supplies and people. A large percentage of the boats used for ...
      The Northern Prince (front), and the Patricia, two diesel tugboats used to ...
  • Lac Seul Hydro Dam, Looking South, ~1940
        Aerial view of Lac Seul Hydro Dam looking south, 1940's, Ear Falls Ontario. Work on this project began in the summer of 1928 and was completed in the spring of 1929.
      Aerial view of Lac Seul Hydro Dam looking south, 1940's, Ear Falls ...
  • Lifting a Boom (~1940's)
        Lifting a boom at the generating station during 1940's. The man in the photo is unidentified.
      Lifting a boom at the generating station during 1940's. The man in ...
  • Ear Falls Generating Station - Head Gate Crane
        Unidentified man standing in front of the Head Gate Crane which was used to regulate the flow of water to the dam, May 28,1940.
      Unidentified man standing in front of the Head Gate Crane which was ...
  • Ear Falls Generating Station - Head Gate Lifted
        Head gate for the dam at Ear Falls Generating Station being lifted by Gate Crane, assisted by unidentified worker. Photo was taken May 28, 1940. The head of a generating station is the difference between water levels upstream and downstream of the dam.
      Head gate for the dam at Ear Falls Generating Station being lifted ...
  • Sakoose Mine Bunkhouses in Dyment
        Also known as Watson or Golden Whale mine. Sakoose mine as located in the New Klondike District south of Dyment in 1898.
      Also known as Watson or Golden Whale mine. Sakoose mine as located ...
  • Diving Pump (~1940's)
        Photo of a diving pump used to extract water during construction of the hydro plant on August 10, 1940's.
      Photo of a diving pump used to extract water during construction of ...
  • Lifting the Boom (1940's)
        Unidentified men shown lifting the boom at the generating station in Ear Falls, Ontario..
      Unidentified men shown lifting the boom at the generating station in Ear ...
  • Lac Seul Dam (1941)
        Photo of Lac Seul Dam, showing a hole, apparently gouged out by water 100 ft. below. October 3, 1941.
      Photo of Lac Seul Dam, showing a hole, apparently gouged out by ...
  • Lac Seul Dam (1941)
        A view of the Lac Seul Dam on the English River taken from the top of stairway to the generating system, October 9, 1941.
      A view of the Lac Seul Dam on the English River taken ...
  • Ear Falls Generating System
        Ear Falls Generating Station in foreground and the Lac Seul Dam to the right. In 1927, a prospector, Henry Howey, struck gold at Red Lake, Ontario. In the winter of 1927, the government passed a bill to build a dam over the English River, thereby providing power to the mine ...
      Ear Falls Generating Station in foreground and the Lac Seul Dam to ...
  • Lac Seul Dam (1941)
        Discharge of water, looking east October 8, 1941.
      Discharge of water, looking east October 8, 1941.
  • Lac Seul Dam Erosion
        Black and white photo of the Lac Seul Dam erosion 100 ft. below dam as of October 9, 1941.
      Black and white photo of the Lac Seul Dam erosion 100 ft. ...
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