Item 68-47 - Moose Jaw Waterworks, Reservoir, 1904

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Moose Jaw Waterworks, Reservoir, 1904

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  • October 31, 1904 (Creation)
    N.J. Porter
    Moose Jaw (N.W.T.)

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1 photograph: b&w; 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm; on matte: 25.4 cm x 30.5 cm
1 photograph (copy): b&w; 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
1 negative: b&w

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Group photograph of officials atop the newly constructed reservoir in Moose Jaw, NWT. Names supplied (from left to right): Willis Chipman, Chief Engineer of Moose Jaw Waterworks; D. Reid, Manager of Legal Department for the town of Moose Jaw; D. McLean, Chairman of [F,W and L] Committee; Thomas Miller, Editor of the Moose Jaw Times Herald; Alderman G.B.C. Sharpe; Alderman H. Green; Alderman William Hannah; R.A. Rummsey, Manager of Bank of Commerce; W.C. Sanders, Mayor; W.J. Lawrence, Caretaker for Reservoir; W.J. Ashburge, Resident Engineer for Moose Jaw Waterworks.

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Original oversize photograph donated by Dorothy Ashbridge of Toronto, ON.


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Copyright: Public Domain

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Information appears on the back of original photograph: “Reservoir: 42 ft. drain x 15 ft. high, all concrete: walls 12” thick with 2 rows of exp. metal; floor 6” thick with 2 rows of exp. metal; roof 4” thick with 1 row of exp. metal. 15 rolled I-beams 7.0” apart and 14 ft. span. 9 [pieces?] 21” x 21” supporting beams. Entrance Chamber 6” thick dome top."

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Original photograph is stored with similar oversized photographs

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