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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 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

William Smaill fonds

  • f00023
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1915, [1916?]

Fonds consists of a photo album created by William Smaill, Superintendent of the Winnipeg Aqueduct Construction Company, Ltd. The album contains photographs of the aqueduct’s construction, company men and their families, recreation, camps and home...

Smaill, William

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