Archive Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Construction of tanks at Calgary Refinery, 1923
Construction of tanks at Calgary Refinery, 1923

Imperial Oil Calgary Refinery photographs

The photographs of the construction and renovation of the Imperial Oil Calgary Refinery in the Ogden district of Calgary, Alberta, which date from 1922 to 1943, are rich in views of horse-drawn equipment, steam shovels, rock crushers, Canadian National Railway spur lines, Bow River diversions, and refinery components such as tanks, acid works, stills, condensors, and cracking coils. A brief history of the Refinery is in the Archives Main Catalogue.

You may view all the currently digitized Refinery photographs (about 200) in date order.

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