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Key Number: HS 31001
Site Name: WCC - Greenhill Mine - #5 Level Mine Entry & Snow Shed
Other Names:
Site Type: 0721 - Industrial/Manufacturing - Metal and Other Minerals: Mining Building

Location

ATS Legal Description:
Twp Rge Mer
8 4 5


Address: Near Blairmore
Number: N/A
Street: N/A
Avenue: N/A
Other:
Town: Crowsnest Pass
Near Town: Crowsnest Pass - Blairmore

Media

Type Number Date View
Source

Architectural

Style:
Plan Shape: Rectangular
Storeys:
Foundation: Basement/Foundation Wall Material: Concrete
Superstructure:
Superstructure Cover:
Roof Structure: Medium Gable
Roof Cover:
Exterior Codes:
Exterior: Roof is metal sheeting.
Foundation: poured concrete piers.
Interior: Interior contains some tracke and also signs as well as a few cars and many trays of core samples.
Environment: Part of designated site Greenhill Mine 17529.
Condition: Structure: Good. Repair: Poor. AUG 1979.
Alterations: N/A

Historical

Construction: Construction Date:
Constructed
1913/01/01
Usage: Usage Date:
Mine entry & Snow shed
1913/01/01
Owner: Owner Date:
N/A

Architect: N/A
Builder: N/A
Craftsman: N/A
History: WCC - Greenhill Mine - #5 Level Mine Entry & Snow Shed
West Canadian Collieries - Greenhill Mine
1925-28 - first entry at upper yard level opened.
1944 - second entry opened and snow shed expanded.
Currently yard leased by Drain Brothers Construction and destined for demolition 1979-80.
Would make a good candidate for preservation and restoration of coal industry operation.

Internal

Status: Status Date:
Abandoned
1979/08/01
Designation Status: Designation Date:
Registered Historic Resource
1981/04/15
Register: N/A
Record Information: Record Information Date:
Tatiana Gilev 2003/08/14

Links

Internet:
Alberta Register of Historic Places: 4665-0220
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