Photostory #298: World Food Gains from Saskatchewan Mining: Canadian Deposit Largest in World

Chris Lund , unattributed
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
November 14, 1961
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Sinking shaft through 200-foot-thick layer of high-pressure sand, clay and water, 1,300 feet below ground, was major engineering obstacle. Shaft engineers expect little further trouble in reaching potash beds at 3,150-foot level.