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A Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer stands in front of a sign marked "Canada" while to his left a State Trooper stands in front of a sign marked "United States" before the official ceremony commemorating the joining of the pipeline of an oil tanker terminal, Portland, Maine, with refineries in Montreal, Quebec. 


1 Aug. 1941


Highwater, Quebec

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Negative Film B/W - cellulose nitrate
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
WRM 1057
Other accession no.
1971-271 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada /
Restrictions on use: nil
Copyright: Expired

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Photographer: Unknown.

Additional information

Series title

Signatures and inscriptions
"OIL PIPELINE - HIGHWATER, P.Q. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer and a State Trooper are on duty on their respective sides of the border as welders from both countries connect the 236-miles (sic) pipeline connecting a tanker terminal at Portland, Maine, and refineries at Montreal, Que.


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