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  • Paper mill powerhouse
    Paper mill powerhouse
    image  2004,     #2 generator in the powerhouse.
    image  2004,   #2 generator in the powerhouse.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Hauling part of the Sturgeon Falls mill
    Hauling part of the Sturgeon Falls mill
    image  2004,     Mill hauled away one load at the time from June to December of 2004.
    image  2004,   Mill hauled away one load at the time from June to December of 2004.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Historic covered coal conveyor belt
    Historic covered coal conveyor belt
    image  2004,     According to Abitibi records, in May 1950, two 60,000 lb./hr. 300 PSI (pounds per square inch) pieces of equipment were installed. In the same period, a new 50-ton per hour coal handling system was put into operation.
    image  2004,   According to Abitibi records, in May 1950, two 60,000 lb./hr. 300 PSI (pounds per square inch) pieces of equipment were installed. In the same period, a new 50-ton per hour ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • The 1979 Sturgeon River flood at the Abitibi mill.
    The 1979 Sturgeon River flood at the Abitibi mill.
    image  Spring of 1979,     The flow in the Sturgeon River during its height on May 1, 1979 was recorded by Ontario as being the maximum flow ever in the river which means it was a one in 300 year flood which destroyed the Field village and took away the Crystal Falls bridge.
    image  Spring of 1979,   The flow in the Sturgeon River during its height on May 1, 1979 was recorded by Ontario as being the maximum flow ever in the river which means it was ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Paper Machine Winder
    Paper Machine Winder
    image  2004,     Paper was weighed and stamped with this equipment (notice weigh scale) in the front of the photo.
    image  2004,   Paper was weighed and stamped with this equipment (notice weigh scale) in the front of the photo.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Environmental abatement was carried out in 2004 at the Weyerhaeuser site
    Environmental abatement was carried out in 2004 at the Weyerhaeuser site
    image  2004,     Environmental abatement was carried out in 2004 at the Weyerhaeuser site. The mill site was cleaned up from June to December of 2004.
    image  2004,   Environmental abatement was carried out in 2004 at the Weyerhaeuser site. The mill site was cleaned up from June to December of 2004.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Winder equipment
    Winder equipment
    image  2002,     Each roll of corrugating medium had to be re-rolled and flipped ends before being processed
    image  2002,   Each roll of corrugating medium had to be re-rolled and flipped ends before being processed
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Poste de garde-forestiers à Field sur la rue Larocque. / LandsForest hose drying tower on Larocque c.1930
    Poste de garde-forestiers à Field sur la rue Larocque. / LandsForest hose drying tower on Larocque c.1930
    imagemystery  1930,     Alfred Walter Jackson, a WWI veteran, moved to Field in 1934 as Chief Ranger of the Department of Lands and Forest operations where he worked until 1965. In summer, he was responsible for fire towers at Island Lake, Silver Creek, Tilden Lake and a crew offour at Rangers Point Station ...
    imagemystery  1930,   Alfred Walter Jackson, a WWI veteran, moved to Field in 1934 as Chief Ranger of the Department of Lands and Forest operations where he worked until 1965. In summer, he ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Traîneau-réservoir servant au glaçage des chemins de alage, chantier J.B. Smith. Endroit non-identifié. / A water container on sled helped lumberjacks make ice roads in the winter to move around the forest
    Traîneau-réservoir servant au glaçage des chemins de alage, chantier J.B. Smith. Endroit non-identifié. / A water container on sled helped lumberjacks make ice roads in the winter to move around the forest
    image  1940s,     Traîneau-réservoir servant au glaçage des chemins de alage, chantier J.B. Smith. Endroit non-identifié. / A water container on sled helped lumberjacks make ice roads in the winter to move around the forest
    image  1940s,   Traîneau-réservoir servant au glaçage des chemins de alage, chantier J.B. Smith. Endroit non-identifié. / A water container on sled helped lumberjacks make ice roads in the winter to move around ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Ford ModelA muni de patin pour l'hiver. Immatriculé 1930. Non-identifié. / Car on skis on logging trail.
    Ford ModelA muni de patin pour l'hiver. Immatriculé 1930. Non-identifié. / Car on skis on logging trail.
    imagemystery  1930,     Ford Model A muni de patins pour l'hiver. Immatriculé 1930. Non-identifié. / Car on skis on logging trail.
    imagemystery  1930,   Ford Model A muni de patins pour l'hiver. Immatriculé 1930. Non-identifié. / Car on skis on logging trail.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • A Ford Model T with a "Snowmobile attachment" could go anywhere in winter.
    A Ford Model T with a "Snowmobile attachment" could go anywhere in winter.
    imagemystery  1917,     A Ford Model T with a "Snowmobile attachment" could go anywhere in winter. The only person identified (on the far left) is Bill Setchell, supervisor of operations for the J.B. Smith company in Field. The other fashionable men were not identified.
    imagemystery  1917,   A Ford Model T with a "Snowmobile attachment" could go anywhere in winter. The only person identified (on the far left) is Bill Setchell, supervisor of operations for the J.B. ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Gare Canadien Nationale et scierie Field Lumber /  Field Lumber mill and the Canadian National Railway station.
    Gare Canadien Nationale et scierie Field Lumber / Field Lumber mill and the Canadian National Railway station.
    image  1940s,     Both the mill and the railway were mandatory for the success of the community of Field over 75 years.
    image  1940s,   Both the mill and the railway were mandatory for the success of the community of Field over 75 years.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • 1951 log jam on the Sturgeon River at the Abitibi mill
    1951 log jam on the Sturgeon River at the Abitibi mill
    image  14 April 1951,     This photo was taken above the Abitibi dams. Once the logs were released they floated down the Sturgeon River where they were boomed up in Lake Nipissing. Tugs towed the logs to the J.B.Smith mill in Calendar.
    image  14 April 1951,   This photo was taken above the Abitibi dams. Once the logs were released they floated down the Sturgeon River where they were boomed up in Lake Nipissing. Tugs towed the ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • May 1979 flood raised the Sturgeon River 19 feet above normal.
    May 1979 flood raised the Sturgeon River 19 feet above normal.
    image  May 1979,     From late April into May 1979, the Sturgeon River rampage affected many communities including: Caldwell, Crystal Falls, Field, Sturgeon Falls, Springer Township and the Nipissing First Nation territory.
    image  May 1979,   From late April into May 1979, the Sturgeon River rampage affected many communities including: Caldwell, Crystal Falls, Field, Sturgeon Falls, Springer Township and the Nipissing First Nation territory.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Construction du barrage
    Construction du barrage
    image       Document original / Original Document
    image     Document original / Original Document
    Musée Sturgeon River House Museum
  • Construction du barrage / Dam Construction
    Construction du barrage / Dam Construction
    image       Document original / Original Document
    image     Document original / Original Document
    Musée Sturgeon River House Museum
  • The last bale at the Weyerhaeuser mill
    The last bale at the Weyerhaeuser mill
    imagecomment  30 Nov 2002,     At 2:45 p.m. November 30th, 2002, the last roll of corrugating med came off the paper machine.
    imagecomment  30 Nov 2002,   At 2:45 p.m. November 30th, 2002, the last roll of corrugating med came off the paper machine.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Sturgeon Falls Abitibi garage door panel project
    Sturgeon Falls Abitibi garage door panel project
    imagecomment  1988,     Jacques St. Louis of Sturgeon stands by a new company product that never made it to the market place.
    imagecomment  1988,   Jacques St. Louis of Sturgeon stands by a new company product that never made it to the market place.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • The Role of the Forest - Lumbering
    The Role of the Forest - Lumbering
    textimage  , Section 15, p. 141, p. 141     Photocopie / Photocopy
    textimage  , Section 15, p. 141, p. 141   Photocopie / Photocopy
    West Nipissing Public Library
  • Camp des bûcherons à Field, ON / Lumber camp in Field, ON
    Camp des bûcherons à Field, ON / Lumber camp in Field, ON
    image  Sept 1948     Le cuisinier Amédée Roy en septembre 1948. / The cook, Amédée Roy in September 1948.
    image  Sept 1948   Le cuisinier Amédée Roy en septembre 1948. / The cook, Amédée Roy in September 1948.
    Société historique de Field
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