Bob Kager - 1951-1956

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Breaking ground for Kennedy Street, 1954
Kennedy Street was the first street allocated for homes of non-staff employees.
On the right side is the "house tent" of Oskar & Erna Daum, recently moved from the lower flats area by the plantsite.
Walking is Walter Schmidt and Bob Kager

Typical "house tent". First accommodation for many employees and families.

First log bunkhouse at campsite, 1952

Campsite, 1952. Asbestos deposit indicated by "X" on the mountain at 6,400 feet elevation.

Installing first Ruston Hornsby 8-cylinder diesel engine and generator in Power House. 1953

Bob Kager installing first Ruston Hornsby 8-cylinder diesel engine and generator in Power House. 1953

Power House operator and Bob Kager in front of control panel

Team pulling out welding machine from Tramline Station under construction on the mountain for winter shutdown.
Bob Kager, unknown, Max Lackner, unknown, Karl Voss, Max Gsacheider, unknown.

Ore storage and coal for rotary kiln in the mill building before completion of the dryrock storage building and dryer builing. 1953

Erection of trusses for dryrock storage building. 1953-1954

Construction of rotary kiln building. The first kiln was located inside the mill. 1954

The mill building as seen from the pumphouse by the creek.

St. Patrick's Day Dance 1955, in the newly completed rec hall (later to be the bar and snack bar)
Unknown Scotsman (electrician), Walter Schmidt and Heinz Beyer.

Bob Kager
President of the Community Club, movie projectionist, organizer of the ski club and clearing the skill hill.
Assistant Master Mechanic

Bob Kager, hunting, 1953

Cassiar Crest, the first one! 1954

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