Hamilton

HCO Open House #03

Folks looking to see the interior of the roll-off roof. I think might be Ian Stuart standing in front of the doorway, Brian Carr is leaning against the wall.

RASC Hamilton Centre
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-04-08 to 2006-04-09
Scanned with Nikon Coolpix V ED slide/film scanner.

These photos were taken at the 1986 open house event held at the Hamilton Centre's Leslie V. Powis Observatory in Flamborough.

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HCO Open House #02

The parking lot is nearly full, and guests are everywhere. I think Brian Carr in grey pants holding a coffee besides the guy in blue jeans leftmost from the door to the Marsh building.

RASC Hamilton Centre
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-04-08 to 2006-04-09
Scanned with Nikon Coolpix V ED slide/film scanner.

These photos were taken at the 1986 open house event held at the Hamilton Centre's Leslie V. Powis Observatory in Flamborough.

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HCO Open House #01

Original sign on the domed Marsh Building at the Hamilton Centre Observatory.

RASC Hamilton Centre
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-04-08 to 2006-04-09
Scanned with Nikon Coolpix V ED slide/film scanner.

These photos were taken at the 1986 open house event held at the Hamilton Centre's Leslie V. Powis Observatory in Flamborough.

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HCO Construction #103

Brian Carr in the doorframe.

RASC Hamilton Centre 1979_08
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-03-23 to 2006-04-03
Scanned with Nikon Coolscan V ED.

These slides had a date on the slide mount, 1979 08, for the Marsh building construction at the Hamilton Centre Observatory.
Not sure when actually taken or when developed. Abbreviations: LVP - Leslie V. Powis, the likely photographer based on initials on the slide mounts.

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HCO Construction #102

Dome being hoisted into position.

RASC Hamilton Centre 1979_08
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-03-23 to 2006-04-03
Scanned with Nikon Coolscan V ED.

These slides had a date on the slide mount, 1979 08, for the Marsh building construction at the Hamilton Centre Observatory.
Not sure when actually taken or when developed. Abbreviations: LVP - Leslie V. Powis, the likely photographer based on initials on the slide mounts.

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HCO Construction #101

Building unpainted, awaiting its dome.

RASC Hamilton Centre 1979_08
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-03-23 to 2006-04-03
Scanned with Nikon Coolscan V ED.

These slides had a date on the slide mount, 1979 08, for the Marsh building construction at the Hamilton Centre Observatory.
Not sure when actually taken or when developed. Abbreviations: LVP - Leslie V. Powis, the likely photographer based on initials on the slide mounts.

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HCO Construction #100

Rolling the dome into the back of the Chevy pickup truck.

RASC Hamilton Centre 1979_08
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-03-23 to 2006-04-03
Scanned with Nikon Coolscan V ED.

These slides had a date on the slide mount, 1979 08, for the Marsh building construction at the Hamilton Centre Observatory.
Not sure when actually taken or when developed. Abbreviations: LVP - Leslie V. Powis, the likely photographer based on initials on the slide mounts.

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HCO Construction #099

Top of the pier visible as you come up the stairs. Insulation may have been used to do the floor from the warm room below.

RASC Hamilton Centre 1979_08
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-03-23 to 2006-04-03
Scanned with Nikon Coolscan V ED.

These slides had a date on the slide mount, 1979 08, for the Marsh building construction at the Hamilton Centre Observatory.
Not sure when actually taken or when developed.

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HCO Construction #098

Construction of the closet and wiring which will be run to panel inside.

RASC Hamilton Centre 1979_08
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-03-23 to 2006-04-03
Scanned with Nikon Coolscan V ED.

These slides had a date on the slide mount, 1979 08, for the Marsh building construction at the Hamilton Centre Observatory.
Not sure when actually taken or when developed.

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HCO Construction #097

Dome open to the sky.

RASC Hamilton Centre 1979_08
Scanned by Colin Haig 2006-03-23 to 2006-04-03
Scanned with Nikon Coolscan V ED.

These slides had a date on the slide mount, 1979 08, for the Marsh building construction at the Hamilton Centre Observatory. Not sure when actually taken or when developed. Abbreviations: PHA - written on slides, likely photographer was Peter H. Ashenhurst.

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