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"A" Class, Sydney Academy

  • 77-921-1055
  • Item
  • 1941

Item is a photograph of the "A" Class at Sydney Academy, showing teachers and students.

"Albert J. Lutz" Schooner

  • 82-322-7022
  • Item
  • ca. 1917

Item is a photograph of the "Albert J. Lutz", a schooner outfitted as a Canadian Q ship during World War 1. A 4" gun was mounted on its deck behind the dories. It was stationed in Sydney harbour from 1917-1918.

17th Battalion

  • 77-924-1058
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of six members of the old 17th Battalion with the first Sydney court house in the background.

17th Battery Artillery Unit

  • 77-889-1023
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the 17th Battery Artillery, taken at Victoria Park, Sydney.

185th Overseas Battalion, N.S. Highland Brigade

  • 80-286-4466
  • Item
  • 1916

Item is a composite photograph of the 185th Overseas Battalion, N.S. Highland Brigade of Lt. Col. Day O.C. during World War 1. Photo was taken in Sydney by H.O. Dodge.

Dodge, H. O.

A.D. Gunn

  • 77-872-1006
  • Item
  • 1910

Item is a photograph of Mayor A.D. Gunn, the fifth mayor of Sydney, who served from 1910 to 1913.

A.J. McDonald

  • 77-877-1011
  • Item
  • 1895

Item is a photograph of A.J. McDonald, mayor of Sydney from 1895 to 1896.

Aerial View of Sydney

  • 77-740-874
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney.

Aerial View of Sydney

  • 77-739-873
  • Item
  • 1935 - 1936

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney taken from the harbour looking north-east.

Aerial view of Sydney

  • 77-741-875
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney.

Aerial view of Sydney

  • 77-734-873
  • Item
  • 1935

Item is a photograph depicting an aerial view of Sydney, 1935.

Air Cadets, Centennial Parade

  • 77-355-489
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of air cadets marching in the 1967 Centennial parade held in Sydney.

Avellino Baldwin and Daughter Marie

  • 77-610-744
  • Item
  • 1968

Item is a photograph of father and daughter sophomores, Avellino and Marie Baldwin, at Xavier Junior College.

Blast Furnace Boiler Room

  • 77-53-187
  • Item
  • 1900

Item is a photograph of the blast furnace and boiler room and the Dominion Iron and Steel Co. in Sydney, Cape Breton.

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-249-19681
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furance operations, showing the interior of the cast house with the large bustle pipe, right, that fed the hot blast of air, the "wind" to the furnace from the turbo blowers. Note the runners on troughs leading away from the furnace.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-253-19685
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing number three furnace, left, number one furnace, right, with the bins and stock cars, foreground.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-254-19686
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing interior of cast house. Track at top is where the hurdie gurdie, a small crane, ran. Large pipe, right, is the hustle pipe that fed the blast of hot air from turbo blowers to the furnace. The runners or troughs, foreground, were where slag and molten iron ran off from the furnace-slag to the left of the furnace, iron to the right.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-263-19695
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing number 3 furnace at left, number 1 furnace centre and part of the stockpile in the foreground.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-266-19698
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing an unidentified employee with a hand held button control drilling a cast hole in the furnace. Note the large bustle pipe, top, that supplied the hot blast of air from the turbo blowers to the furnace.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-280-19712
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing employees in the process of cleaning the tape hold with an oxygen lance. From the left: Eric Rassmussin, Eric Wiseman, unidentified, Albert Leroy, last two unidentified.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-248-19680
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the two brown bridges that moved the raw materials from the stockpile for eventual use in the furnace. Note the conveyor system beneath the bridges, which transported stock from the docks.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-595-20027
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of a DOSCO blast furnace, showing a construction area in the north end of the department.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-602-20034
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace, showing the raw materials and stockyard crane with numbers one and three furnaces, centre. Number seven furnace is visible at left, and docks are in the background. Coal wash building can be seen bottom right.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-250-19682
  • Item
  • 1960

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the exterior of number one furnace. The brown bridge is over the stockpile, left, with the cast house, centre, and the stoves of the furnace behind it. In the foreground a mechanical shovel loads slag into a Euclid truck for transport to the open hearth dump.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-252-19684
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing from the left: number three furnace and skip track, number one furnace, and bins, centre. Above the raw materials at right is the brown bridge which moved stock from these piles for eventual use in the furnace.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-256-19688
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing interior of the cast house. Glow, upper left, meant the furnace was probably casting. Molten iron ran down the trough, centre, which was cleaned after each cast. Hardened iron was removed from the trough and deposited in a scrap car, right, and eventually re-used.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-260-19692
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the interior of the cast house while the furnace is casting. Large pipe, right, is the bustle pipe that fed the hot blast of air, the "wind" to the furnace from the turbo blowers.

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-262-19694
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing an exterior view of the department. Left are "down-comers," pipes that fed gas, hot air to the furnace. Departmental office is centre, with number 3 furnace to its right. At extreme right is sintering plant, where iron ore and flue dust were baked into a sinter to promote iron production. Numbers 7 and 8 furnaces are far left.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-267-19699
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing an unidentified employee with a hand held button control for drilling a cast hold in the furnace. A closer view than 90-266-19698.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-279-19711
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing an employee using an oxygen lance to clean the tap hole of the furnace. From the left: Henry Fagen, Eric Rassmussin (holding lance), unidentified, Pius Corbett, Eric Wiseman, unidentified, Albert Leroy.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-289-19721
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations showing an unidentified working using a control panel, probably related to the cranes.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-290-19722
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the steps leading to the top of number 3 furnace. Part of the brown bridge is visible at right.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-473-19905
  • Item
  • 1956

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the crane that transported raw materials in the area.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-258-19690
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing interior of cast house, with runners on troughs coming from the furnace. Molten iron ran to the right of the furnace, and impurities or slag, to the left.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-278-19710
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace, showing a group of employees of the department in helmets, and two railway workers, back now, in soft caps.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-282-19714
  • Item
  • 1961

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace, showing the exterior of the power house in the area. Stoves of number 7 and 8 blast furnaces are visible at left.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-291-19723
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the scale car, where all iron ore, limestone, sinter, mill scale and other materials used in the department were weighed. Dial of the scale is visible at right.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-568-20000
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace, showing a view of numbers one and three furnaces from the harbour. Large square building, off-centre, was the boiler house. Furnaces numbers seven and eight are at right.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-251-19683
  • Item
  • 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing number one furnace at night. Slag appears to be running out at right, but normally slag ran out in a trough on the left and molten iron in a runner on the right.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 90-261-19693
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO's blast furnace operations, showing interior of the cast house. At left is the furnace casting; molten iron runs down a trough to the right of the furnace, while the impurities or slag goes down a trough to its left.

Abbass, John

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