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Workman wearing protective goggles, mask and mitts operating a lead casting wheel at the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada Ltd. plant. 


Apr. 1943


Trail, B.C.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Negative Film B/W - cellulose nitrate
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
WRM 3029
Other accession no.
1971-271 NPC

Terms of use

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

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Wright, Richard.

Additional information

Series title

Signatures and inscriptions
"THE CONSOLIDATED MINING AND SMELTING CO. OF CANADA LTD., TRAIL, B.C. From a 2-inch pipe, at the plants of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. at Trail, B.C. a refinery operator pours high purity lead into a rotating casting wheel to form 'pigs'. Asbestos mitts, goggles and face mask are indicative of the importance the Consolidated places on the welfare of its employees..."


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