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Series S25 - Greater Vancouver Water District photographs

Greater Vancouver Water District Administration Board W.H. Powell, first Chief Engineer of Water and Sewage Districts; died 1948 W.H. Powell [in group photograph outside "The Engineering Institute of Canada"] John L. Savage John? Bunkers at Dunbar and 1st Avenue Paving finish on invert for 5'6" interceptor in [sewage] tunnel at 1st avenue near Vine Street [Sewage] Trench for 4'6" interceptor on 7th Avenue Excavation for 5'6" sewer on Copley Street just north of Lakeview Section of 5'0" sewer on Copley Street just north of Lakeview [Buntzen Hydro Dam] Damaged Penstock Buntzen [Hydro Dam] Damaged Penstock Buntzen [Hydro Dam] No. 1 Penstock Buntzen [Hydro Dam] No. 1 Penstock [Buntzen Hydro Dam] No. 1 Penstock [Buntzen Lake Hydro Dam] No 1 Penstock [Buntzen Lake Hydro Dam] No 1 Penstock [Buntzen Lake Hydro Dam] No 1 Penstock Planned hotel overlooking Capilano Canyon Cleveland Dam [Logging railway line through Watershed district] [Logging railway line through Watershed district] [Logging, clearing in the Watershed district] Burwell Lake, view of Spillway Dam showing leaks Burwell Lake, view of Crib Dam looking north Burwell Lake, view of lake north side from Spillway Burwell Lake, view of Dam face after completion of repairs Burwell Lake, view N[orth. W[est]. [north east?] along Dam face showing lake at its original wate... Burwell Lake, view S[outh]. E[ast]. Along east shore of lake Burwell Lake, stream outlet from Burwell Lake before Dam was started [View of Coquitlam Lake [water intake tower] [View of water intake tower] on Coquitlam Lake [View of two-trunked trees] [View of] La Gabelle [hydro] plant, four miles below Shawinigan Falls [and surrounding countryside] General view of Seymour Falls Dam construction of the looking east from old screen room View of Seymour Falls Dam construction area for slab and buttress section, looking east from old ... View from axis of old Seymour Falls Dam showing intake structure and form work for transitions View of construction of Seymour Falls Dam looking north between buttresses 11 to 14 Two 78 inch diameter conduits being prepared for concrete encasement for Seymour Falls Dam 60 inch to 90 inch Y. at Seymour Falls Dam construction site

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Greater Vancouver Water District photographs

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AM1257-S25

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  • 1919-1930 (Creation)
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    Greater Vancouver Water District

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40 photographs

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The Greater Vancouver Water District is a local government authority responsible for water quality and distribution in Vancouver.

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Series consists of photographs of personnel of the Greater Vancouver Water District as well as views of facilities at Buntzen Lake, Burwell Lake, and the North Shore watershed.

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  • Photographs in this series have been assigned catalogue numbers with the prefix CVA 275 and CVA 1153.
  • CVA 275 used to be described as a stand-alone fonds and has been re-described as a series that is part of AM1257 after consultation with donor information and CVA 275 case file.

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