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Imperial Oil Limited

[Film appears to date from the 1950s and is believed to have been created by an employee of Imperial Oil Limited in Norman Wells, Egon Madsen, for the company. Taken in Norman Wells and the surrounding area. Subjects include the loading and transport of 45gal. fuel drums with truck and gin pole onto Canadian Pacific C-46 airplane, and more planes at airport. Tracked vehicle pulling cat train, one trailer on skids, one on wheels (OVL). Caterpillar bulldozer in snow. Oil storage tanks and pipes. Various trucks, buildings and smoke stacks. Mixed curling teams playing a game in 2 sheet rink (low light)]. 9:29 runtime.] https://vimeo.com/483728435/817598bf52

Imperial Oil Limited

Imperial Oil Limited

[Film appears to date from the 1950s and is believed to have been created by an employee of Imperial Oil Limited in Norman Wells, Egon Madsen, for the company. Taken in Norman Wells and the surrounding area. Subjects include a tracked vehicle pushing spring ice into the river, workers building a fuel storage tank farm with winches for steel panels and roof trusses. Also dump trucks, barges and various construction equipment. 9:55 runtime.] https://vimeo.com/483729432/a3546afcb1

Imperial Oil Limited

Imperial Oil Limited

[Film appears to date from the 1950s and is believed to have been created by an employee of Imperial Oil Limited in Norman Wells, Egon Madsen, for the company. Taken in Norman Wells and the surrounding area. Subjects include title script 'Tommy Madsen presents Christmas Spirit North of 60th Parallel Norman Wells 195?' then various winter footage of a water tower, snow, roads, buildings and fuel tanks with mountains in the background. 2:54 runtime.] https://vimeo.com/483732862/1ccf65a160

Imperial Oil Limited

Imperial Oil Limited

[Film appears to date from the 1950s and is believed to have been created by an employee of Imperial Oil Limited in Norman Wells, Egon Madsen, for the company. Taken in Norman Wells and the surrounding area. Subjects include a large garden and greenhouse, people, including a nurse and other medical personnel (beside ambulance) picking and eating various vegetables grown. Bulldozers pulling a large boat of of the river (Sandy Jane?). Fuel drums along river, barges, boats and view of shoreline from a boat in the water. United States Air Force (USAF) DC4 airplane taking off, grader plowing/packing the airport runway (YVQ) for take off. Runtime 9:58] https://vimeo.com/483733456/ab7eb47155

Imperial Oil Limited

Imperial Oil Limited

[Film appears to date from the 1950s and is believed to have been created by an employee of Imperial Oil Limited in Norman Wells, Egon Madsen, for the company. Taken in Norman Wells and the surrounding area. Subjects include, a visit by Governor General Vincent Massey Royal Canadian Air Force DC3 airplane landing in the snow, dignitaries going in station wagon and wood-paneled car to fancy table set under union jack flag and portrait of Queen Elizabeth. Then reception hall with flowers on tables, meeting with children and adults. Departing on different RCAF airplane. Runtime 5:43] https://vimeo.com/483733845/c7aff5b972

Imperial Oil Limited

Imperial Oil Limited

[Film appears to date from the 1950s and is believed to have been created by an employee of Imperial Oil Limited in Norman Wells, Egon Madsen, for the company. Taken in Norman Wells and the surrounding area. Subjects include women dogsledding with handler and photographer, people posing with dogs and puppies, Imperial Oil Limited site and fuel storage tanks and trucks. 3:05 runtime.] https://vimeo.com/483734042/5fa055b7fc

Imperial Oil Limited

Imperial Oil Limited

[Film appears to date from the 1950s and is believed to have been created by an employee of Imperial Oil Limited in Norman Wells, Egon Madsen, for the company. Taken in Norman Wells and the surrounding area. Subjects include mixed teams curling on 2 sheets of ice in arena. Most are smoking cigarettes. 2:54 runtime] https://vimeo.com/483734272/6a37f5e7bf

Imperial Oil Limited

Imperial Oil Limited

[Film appears to date from the 1950s and is believed to have been created by an employee of Imperial Oil Limited in Norman Wells, Egon Madsen, for the company. Taken in Norman Wells and the surrounding area. Subjects include tracked vehicles moving sections of buildings from CANOL camp across the ice road to Norman Wells (pickup trucks include 1953-55 Ford F100, and 1947-49 International Harvester), Views of CANOL quonsets, Norman Wells and area. 8:45 runtime] https://vimeo.com/483734444/9b30f0a3bb

Imperial Oil Limited