Collection jas-2552 - Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Athabasca Bridge Photograph Collection

Construction of the east approach on the Athabasca Bridge, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Construction of the west approach on the Athabasca Bridge, Jasper National Park, Alberta. West abutment excavation for the Athabasca Bridge, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Pump and derrick excavation from west abutment at the Athabasca Bridge construction, Jasper Natio... Boiler house and gravel dump at the construction site of the Athabasca Bridge, Jasper National Pa... Cement mixer at the north abutment site of the Athabasca Bridge construction., Jasper National Pa... Construction equipment, cement mixer, and gravel pile at the site of the Athabasca Bridge constru... North abutment at the construction of the Athabasca Bridge, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Athabasca Bridge gravel pit during construction, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Fill at the Athabasca Bridge construction site, Jasper National Park, Alberta.
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Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Athabasca Bridge Photograph Collection

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CA JAS jas-2552

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  • 1940 (Creation)
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    Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector

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34 photographs : b&w prints

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In the early 1960s the Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society began collecting photographs on various subjects pertaining to Jasper's history. These photographs relating to the construction of the Athabasca Bridge were gathered from various sources to form this collection.

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The collection consists of photographs documenting the construction of the Athabasca Bridge (1940).

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The bridge over the Athabasca River, 2 kms east of Jasper was built in 1940. It was later dedicated to the memory of H.J. Moberly an early resident of the area.<br><br>Record No. ID287<br><br>

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