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  • Tomlinson Bros.Contractors - Gravel Pits - Ear Falls
        Tomlinson Bros. Contractors were awarded the contract to build the highway to Red Lake, Ontario in 1946. Truckers, Bert and Harold Mcgonicle pose by their trucks in a gravel pit near Ear Falls, Ontario. The road building required the clearing of 1325 acres of land and the excavation of 400,000 ...
      Tomlinson Bros. Contractors were awarded the contract to build the highway to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Transformer Yard (~1975)
        Transformer yard, Ear Falls, Ontario, March 24, 1975.
      Transformer yard, Ear Falls, Ontario, March 24, 1975.
  • A Scow Hauling Trucks (1946)
        Gravel Trucks being transported from Sioux Lookout to the Ear Falls construction area by scow. Once they reached the shore, trucks were driven to English River, where they were loaded onto other scows.
      Gravel Trucks being transported from Sioux Lookout to the Ear Falls construction ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rotor - Ear Falls Generating Station (May 1948)
        Black and white photo of lowering of the rotor at the Ear Falls Generating Plant, Unit #4 May 27, 1948.
      Black and white photo of lowering of the rotor at the Ear ...
  • Pakwash Bay (1946)
        Bush plane bringing in supplies to Pakwash Bay, 1946.
      Bush plane bringing in supplies to Pakwash Bay, 1946.
  • Operating Headgate
        Operating headgates, August 27, 1935.
      Operating headgates, August 27, 1935.
  • Ear Falls Storehouses and Shops
        Ear Falls, February 7, 1947. Storehouses and shops.
      Ear Falls, February 7, 1947. Storehouses and shops.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 - Ear Falls
        View of Lac Seul dam, heading upstream on the English River.The Ear Falls Generating Station is located on the English River at the discharge of Lac Seul. The English River is a tributary of the Winnipeg River and is part of the Lake Winnipeg drainage basin. The primary storage reservoir ...
      View of Lac Seul dam, heading upstream on the English River.The Ear ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 - aerial view (1957)
        An aerial view (looking south to the U.S). of Lac Seul Dam, Ear Falls Generating station on the English River, November 22, 1957.
      An aerial view (looking south to the U.S). of Lac Seul Dam, ...
  • 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 ...
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