Frank Thomas Carter fonds

An Inventory for: N-2009-001

NWT Archives
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9

Description

Fonds Title:
Frank Thomas Carter fonds

Accession Number:
N-2009-001

Title:
This accession consists of 76 photographs (black and white prints) taken by Frank Thomas Carter; five of the photos are hand coloured. The photos document Carterís voyage to Norman Wells up the Mackenzie as well as the early stages of construction of the oil storage tanks at the Canol Project in Norman Wells during 1942-1943. The photos are numbered on the back in the order in which they appeared on album pages by the donor, Donald A. Davidson, Carterís stepson. Overall themes include the Mackenzie River, construction, boats, camp life and the Canol Project.

Access restrictions:
No access restrictions.

Copyright restrictions:
Possible copyright restrictions.

Date Range:
1942-1943

N-2009-001: 0001
[Summer 1942. Barge with several people and cargo travels on the Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0002
[Summer 1942. Men moving a barge on land with machinery near Mackenzie River. Two tents are set up at the right of the image.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0003
[Summer 1942. View of the aft of a riverboat on the Mackenzie River with dock in foreground.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0004
[Summer 1942. A floatplane taxis on Mackenzie River. Another floatplane is docked at the left of the image.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0005
[Summer 1942. The aft section of a riverboat on the Mackenzie River as seen from the shore.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0006
[Summer 1942. A boat travels on the Mackenzie river. In the foreground are lumber and horse. On the far bank are four buildings.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0007
[Summer 1942. Several men work around a boat on the back of a trailer near the edge of the Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0008
[Summer 1942. A tarped boat hooked to a pully and frame fills the foreground with the Mackenzie River visible in the background.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0009
[Summer 1942. Barges and boats docked at the edge of the Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0010
[Summer 1942. A large pile of split logs of wood on the bank of a river. At the top of the bank are three men.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0011
[Summer 1942. A man in rubber boots walks through a marsh, holding a log upright. Another man watches him, hands on hips, in the distance.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0012
[Summer 1942. View from a boat's deck, loaded with lumber and canoes, looking down river to a riverboat.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0013
[Summer 1942. Three barges loaded with supplies head up the Mackenzie River to Norman Wells to the Canol Project.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0014
[Summer 1942. Three barges on the river in the distance with clouds in the sky.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0015
[Summer 1942. Eight men sit or stand near the entrance of a Hudson's Bay Company store.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0016
[Summer 1942. Two men lean on an overturned propped up canoe. A church features prominently in the background.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0017
[Summer 1942. Frank Carter sits in a canoe beside a large boat.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0018
[Summer 1942. A pulley and boat on a barge. A man stands at the front of the load.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0019
[Summer 1942. Two boats on the Mackenzie river.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0020
[Summer 1942. A riverboat pushes two barges up the Mackenzie river.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0021
[Summer 1942. Johnny Berens in a sweater, cap and glasses.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0022
[Summer 1942. A barge loaded with oil cans on the Mackenzie River with a view of Fort Providence in the background.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0023
[Summer 1942. Four aboriginal women of varied ages stand outside a log cabin while a dog walks by. Fort Providence?]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0024
[Summer 1942. Loaded barges in the foreground on the Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0025
[Summer 1942. A loaded barge on the Mackenzie river near Fort Simpson?]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0026
[Summer 1942. View from the water of "Bear Rock" near Tulita on the Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0027
[Summer 1942. A man steers a motorized canoe with supplies and dogs.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0028
[Summer 1942. A dock covered in canoes jets out into the Mackenzie River. Buildings are visible down river on the far shore.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0029
[Summer 1942. Mountains and cliffs viewed from the Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0030
[Summer 1942. A camp with two tents at the edge of Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0031
[Summer 1942. 16 men aboard a riverboat.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0032
[Summer 1942. Norman Wells in the distance as viewed from the Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0033
[Summer 1942. Unloading cargo from boats in Norman Wells.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0034
[Summer 1942. A Canol Project truck with a load of wooden frames drives down an embankment.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0035
[Summer 1942. A man walks across a makeshift bridge of logs from a sandspit to shore along the Mackenzie River.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0036
[Summer 1942. Two canvas tents in the bush with several people walking by.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0037
[Summer 1942. A large plot of cleared land with buildings and tents in the distance.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0038
[Summer 1942. Sun at the horizon.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0039
[Summer 1942. A bulldozer sits in mud near water.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0040
[Summer 1942. Men building the log foundation of a bridge over a small river.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0041
[Summer 1942. Five men atop metal scaffolding. Canol Project.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0042
[Summer 1942. Barge docked at Norman Wells? with a bulldozer in the foreground.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0043
[Summer 1942. Sun at the horizon.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0044
[Summer 1942. Men with shovels work in the foreground while behind them another man operates a bulldozer. Canol Project.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0045
[Summer 1942. A fire in the distance near a camp giving off a lot of black smoke.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0046
[Summer 1942. A tugboat on the Mackenzie river.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0047
[Summer 1942. A bulldozer sits sinking in dirt. Canol Project.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0048
[Summer 1942. Interior shot of a metal oil tank being built. Canol Project.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0049
[Autumn 1942. Interal view of construction of oil tank. Two men work atop the structure. Canol Project.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0050
[Autumn 1942. Riverboat on Mackenzie River downhill from atop an oil tank construction. Canol Project.]
[1942]


N-2009-001: 0051
[Winter 1942-1943. Sled dogs in harness.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0052
[Winter 1942-1943. Smoke rises from chimneys in tents and shanty camp. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0053
[Winter 1942-1943. Six men, welders, stand for a group picture outside. Canol Project. Frank Carter is second from left, brother Ralph Carter? on far left.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0054
[Winter 1942-1943. Completed oil tank sits in a cleared area. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0055
[Winter 1942-1943. Men handle sled dogs near their camp. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0056
[Winter 1942-1943. A man drives a dogsledding team near camp. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0057
[Winter 1942-1943. A man sits on a tractor with winter treds. Another man stands directly behind. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0058
[Winter 1942-1943. Completed oil tank. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0059
[Winter 1942-1943. A man pulls back an arrow in a bow in front of two tents. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0060
[Winter 1942-1943. A fire in the distance at camp sends up black smoke. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0061
[Winter 1942-1943. Men drive sled dogs near camp.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0062
[Winter 1942-1943. Construction machinery and building material sits near a clearing.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0063
[Winter 1942-1943. A sled dog sits chained to a tree.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0064
[Winter 1942-1943. Construction begins on another oil tank. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0065
[Winter 1942-1943. A path in snow leads up to a small log cabin.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0066
[Winter 1942-1943. Ralph Carter? stands beside a metal drum. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0067
[Winter 1942-1943. Frank Carter stands beside a tent wall, much of his facial hair covered in ice. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0068
[Winter 1942-1943. A unidentified man stands outside with oil tanks visible behind him. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0069
[Winter 1942-1943. Camp with smoke coming from two chimneys of tents and shanties.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0070
[Winter 1942-1943. Two oil tanks sit atop a hill. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0071
[Winter 1942-1943. A caterpillar bulldozer with operator. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0072
[Winter 1942-1943. View from atop an oil tank looking south towards two more tanks and smoke from a fire. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0073
[Winter 1942-1943. Nineteen men stand for a group photo outside a white tent. One man holds two dead rabbits. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0074
[Winter 1942-1943. A DC-3 comes in to land.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0075
[Winter 1942-1943. View of oil tanks from a DC-3 aerial shot. Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]


N-2009-001: 0076
[Winter 1942-1943. Aerial shot of oil tanks at Canol Project.]
[1942-1943]