Barges loaded with flat-top houses

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Title

Barges loaded with flat-top houses

Description

Photo depicts two barges moored in Douglas Channel and loaded with flat-top house sections for construction workers and their families.

Source

Temporary housing destined for Kitimat was assembled at Vancouver Tug and Barge below the Lion's Gate Bridge in three sections, then barged to Kitimat - 10 houses or 30 sections on each barge. Pat Jimenez Collection

Date

1955

Identifier

P00217.jpg

Citation

“Barges loaded with flat-top houses,” Kitimat Museum & Archives Collections, accessed February 6, 2023, https://search.kitimatmuseum.ca/items/show/2711.

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