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Canadian Northern Elevator "Pool 6"

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An action shot of the Pool 6 workhouse implosion in December 2000.

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The dust cloud created by the Pool 6 workhouse implosion. The base of the final annex along with a final row of bins stands off to the right-hand side.

A short video by a local that shows the implosion of Pool 6's workhouse on December 17, 2000.

A longer video by a local that shows the implosion of Pool 6's workhouse on December 17, 2000.

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A close-up of the early stages of Pool 6's annex demolition.

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A photo of the early stages of Pool 6's annex demolition.

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A wide view of Pool 6 with only half of its final annex left standing. The workhouse walls have been partially dismantled in preparation for implosion.

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A wide view of Pool 6 with its partially demolished annex bins.

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A close-up of Pool 6's annex demolition. The annexes were torn down by crane (as pictured here) as opposed to by implosion like the workhouse.

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A close-up of Pool 6's annex demolition. The rebar from the reinforced concrete bins sticks out in the destruction.

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A photo of Pool 6 taken from the hills of Port Arthur. Its three concrete annexes arranged in an L shape are visible in front of the concrete workhouse.

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A wide view of Pool 6 with its annex in a state of demolition. Historic Pool 2 visible in the right-hand background.

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A photo taken from the rail tracks leading into Pool 6's car shed. As opposed to earlier in its life, here Pool 6 only has one concrete workhouse.

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A winter scene of Pool 6 taken from shore in Port Arthur.

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A view of Pool 6's modern concrete annexes from the water.

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A full view of the Canadian Northern's double tile annexes and double wooden workhouses. At the time, the terminal was the biggest in Canada.

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A photo of the busy Prince Arthur's Landing, with Canadian Northern's wooden workhouse and chimney in the right-hand background.

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Looking out into Lake Superior, Canadian Northern's B unit workhouse is visible on the far left-hand side.

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An interior view of the Canadian Northern's open-top circular and inter-space tile bins on the annex floor. Distribution spouts and conveyor belts are visible throughout.

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The photo shows the very first unit of the Canadian Northern, a wooden workhouse and storage unit in the typical style of the late 1880s and early 1900s.

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A photo of the Port Arthur harbour with Canadian Northern's A side visible on the right.

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View of Pool 6's loading spouts on its concrete workhouse.

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A 1908 photo of the Canadian Northern's distinct double elevator style. The workhouses for units A and B were wooden and the annexes were tile.

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An engineering plan of the Pool 6 elevator made by the CD Howe Company.

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