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Forms part of Fonds 15. Series consists of photographs taken by GWWD employees during the building of the Greater Winnipeg Aqueduct that brings water from Shoal Lake to Winnipeg. Photos are made up of nitrate negatives and lantern slides.

Greater Winnipeg Water District

Excavating Falcon River Diversion Canal at Shoal Lake

Photograph of a dredge excavating the Falcon River Diversion Canal between Falcon Bay (separated from Indian Bay by the Falcon River Diversion Dyke) and Snowshoe Bay, with consulting Engineer James H. Fuertes standing to the right. Photograph is looking northwest towards Falcon Bay and the photographer is unknown.

Greater Winnipeg Water District

View of hoist lowering 48-inch diameter pressure pipe into trench at Sta. 79+50 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street

Contract 65 - Mile 1.5 - View of hoist lowering 48 inch diameter pressure pipe into trench at Sta. 79+50 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street. Work progressed eastward from Alexander Avenue at Yeomans Street. Buildings of Western Packing

Greater Winnipeg Water District

View of mucking hoist dumping excavated material into dump wagon at Sta. 81+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street

Contract 65 - Mile 1.5 - View of mucking hoist dumping excavated material into dump wagon at Sta. 81+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street. Work progressed eastward from Alexander Avenue at Yeomans Street. Buildings of Western Packing C

Greater Winnipeg Water District

View of mucking hoist dumping excavated material into dump wagon at Sta. 81+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street

Contract 65 - Mile 1.5 - View of mucking hoist dumping excavated material into dump wagon at Sta. 81+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street. Work progressed eastward from Alexander Avenue at Yeomans Street. Buildings of Western Packing C

Greater Winnipeg Water District

View of hoist lowering 48-inch diameter pressure pipe into trench at Sta. 79+50 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street

Contract 65 - Mile 1.5 - View of hoist lowering 48 inch diameter pressure pipe into trench at Sta. 79+50 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street. Mucking hoist in background. Work progressed eastward from Alexander Avenue at Yeomans Street.

Greater Winnipeg Water District