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Description found in Archives

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

Date(s)

Apr. 1943

Place

Trail, B.C.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Negative Film B/W - cellulose nitrate
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
nil
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
WRM

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..."

Government

Other system control no.

3196623