Item 1 - Townsite Shots

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Townsite Shots

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ON00120 002-2-1-1

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  • January 1941 (filmed between 1939-1940) (Creation)

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1 film reel (14 min., 56 sec.) : b&w and col., si., acetate, original, reversal (Kodachrome) ; 16 mm

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One film of the Township of Falconbridge, Ontario.

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00:00 Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited – Mining
00:11 The Office
00:15 All work is planned and laid out and the results recorded so that each operation will dovetail with all others in orderly sequence.
00:31 Drafting
01:10 Planimeter calculates areas of excavation
01:38 Calculations are rapidly made on comptometer.
01:55 Plans are easily reduced or enlarged to any desired scale by a pantograph.
02:11 All plans are indexed and filed
02:29 When the plans have been delivered to the shops, work is started upon the equipment required
02:40 Carpenter Shop
02:44 Timber being framed
03:12 Band saw
03:40 Machine Shop
03:45 Shearing machine
04:16 Cutting with acetylene torch.
04:43 Forging hammer
05:12 Drill press
05:42 Riveting

06:12 Falconbridge Town shots
06:27 Edison Club
06:38 Craig family residence
06:56 Flowers
07:26 Various Falconbridge houses alongside a wooden sidewalk
08:05 Flowers
08:17 Edison Club
08:28 The main office building located beside the main gate into Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited property.

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08:36 Barbara Craig cross-country skiing
08:59 Outside skating rink
09:09 Falconbridge hockey players
09:53 Badminton match at the Falconbridge Community Hall
10:34 Shuffle board in the basement of the Falconbridge Community Hall
11:33 Basketball game at the Falconbridge Community Hall
12:11 Barbara Craig (right) with a man and two dogs in the back yard of the Craig family home.
12:12 Soccer game

12:42 Barbara Craig with a man and a dog in the back yard of the Craig family home.
12:54 Trapeze artists
13:40 Baseball game
14:16 Gill family residence.
14:42 Community Rock Garden located between the Gill family and Craig family houses.
14:48 Craig family residence.
14:50 Outdoor Tennis match
14:56 End

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