Walker, George Raymond

Tin for Black Blasting Powder

Tin for Black Blasting Powder

Tin for Black Blasting Powder

Description:

Inscription reads "Black Blasting Powder" and "Canada Explosives Limited." This a metal tin, not rusted, that once contained black powder. G. Walker found the can on the Cariboo Road. Possibly the Royal Engineers left it. Black Blasting powder pre-dated Dynamite. Many other of these cans, reported along McDonalds cut, were left during P.G.E. construction.

Keywords:

tin, mining equipment

Source:

Walker, George Raymond

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:

986.15.01

Dimensions:

23 cm Dia., 28 cm H

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