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RCAF Cantilever Hangar, Trenton

RCAF Cantilever Hangar, Trenton

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People

  • Ross, Fish, Duschenes & Barrett (creator)
  • Ross, Fish, Duschenes & Barrett (architectural firm)
  • Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

RCAF Cantilever Hangar, Trenton

Dates of creation

1958-1961

Level of archival description

File 561

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a hangar including pumphouse and reservoir in Trenton, Ontario. Material in this file was produced between 1958 and1961.

File contains index cards, survey drawings, preliminary and design development drawings, a detail drawing, structural drawings, photographs, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D561

Location

Trenton Ontario Canada

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49463
    • Title: Site plan, preliminary location of pumphouse
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 blueprint, 1 diazotype
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    • Reference Number: ARCH49465
    • Title: Ground and second floor core plans, heat and stair area, stairs, wall sections, washroom layouts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    ground and second floor core plans, heat and stair area, stairs, wall sections, washroom layouts, locker room layout, window, elevations, office shops and tail pocket, door and transom, canteen and barber shop, pumphouse levels, locker layout, door head, underground piping, electrical ducts and manholes, expansion joints, roofing and flashing, door mechanism, pitch pockets, sliding door insulation, de-icing of hangar door rails

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 26 graphite on tracing paper, 3 diazotypes
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    • Reference Number: ARCH49495
    • Title: Structural concrete and steel plans and details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 structural drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • structural drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • sepias
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    • Reference Number: ARCH49521
    • Title: Testing of iron girders from report on rock anchors (13-560-11T)
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 photograph(s)

    Dimensions:

    b/w (16,8 x 11,4 cm each)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49529
    • Title: Specifications for door track heating
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49533
    • Title: report on rock anchor tests, analysis of prototype anchors, structural calculations
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    including 4 b/w photographs of testing rig

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49536
    • Title: Bar lists (diazotypes and blueprints)
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49540
    • Title: Data, quotations and diazotypes for pumps, product brochures, notes, sketches
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    data, quotations and 5 diazotypes for pumps, product brochures, notes, sketches, weekly reports, correspondence concerning hangars at Greenwood, Summerside and Trenton stations, specification notes, certificate of equivalency

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49542
    • Title: Accounts, applications for approval, summary of charges, client/architect agreement
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49494
    • Title: Barber shop cabinets
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH49526
    • Title: Building specifications
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49527
    • Title: Building specifications (office file copy)
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49528
    • Title: Partial specifications for structural steel
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49531
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 70 sheets
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    • Reference Number: ARCH49532
    • Title: Report on site investigation
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49534
    • Title: Report on rock anchor tests, spare copy
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    includes 5 b/w photographs placed in folder, 13-560-03P

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49535
    • Title: Structural brief for foundations
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49538
    • Title: Structural steel brief for hangars at Summerside, Greenwood and Trenton
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49539
    • Title: Structural briefs for pumphouse and reservoir
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH49541
    • Title: Correspondence regarding hangars at Greenwood, Summerside, and Trenton stations
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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