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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

William Smaill Photo Album – Page 108

Captions read: My car at mile 38 - Indian Bay - First crew to operate class 7 drag, C. Walgren, operator, [W.H.?] Smaill, fireman - Lassie, Hamish - Fisherman's Tug, Shoal Lake. Also contains a photo showing Kekekoziibii Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in the distance.

Smaill, William

William Smaill Photo Album – Page 106

Captions read: Dyke - Blanchard's, Indian Bay - Indian Camp, Shoal Lake [Kekekoziibii Shoal Lake 40 First Nation] - Removing arch - Camp 5, mile 77 - Remains after oil House fire, camp 5, mile 77 - Excursion train, camp 6 -Tennis court, Indian Bay - Young wild ducks.

Smaill, William

William Smaill Photo Album – Page 104

Captions read: Moving outside forms - Rails to hold sheeting - hand excavation in hardpan -Backfilling - 1st foundation fill - Rock Cut - Hardpan sloughed into trench after rain - Camp 4, mile 71 - Traveller.

Smaill, William

William Smaill Photo Album – Page 100

Captions read: Overflow section - Whitemouth syphon - Manhole form at sump well -Reinforcement in overflow - Bulkhead form for syphon - Overflow sump forms - Transition section.

Smaill, William

William Smaill Photo Album – Page 97

Captions read: Views at Camp 2, Mile 51 - Packed backfill, gravel - Inverst after Rainstorm - Boulders from trench - Mixer, concrete cars, and gas dinkey - Pads protected from frost with moss - Manhole and blowoff - Mixer.

Smaill, William

William Smaill Photo Album – Page 91

Captions read: Shows settlement of class 19[?] in muskeg, mile 86 - Foundation Fill, camp 6 - Pilot ditch dug with class in drag, shows how muskeg rises in ditch after being excavated to a depth of 8 feet.

Smaill, William

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