Pinetree Line Miscellaneous

1960 Western Radar Sites National Archives of Canada


Extract from the minutes of a meeting of the House
Treasury Board, held at Ottawa, on March 24, 1960

TB 560345

NATIONAL DEFENCE

The Board directs that the 1960-61 National Defence Major Construction Programme, approved under Treasury Board Minute 557954-2 of December 28, 1959, as amended, be further amended by the addition thereto of the projects listed in Appendices "A" to "E" hereto, inclusive, pertaining to the construction of heavy radar sites at Penhold, Alsask, Gypsumville, Yorkton and Dana, in the amount of $27,503,600, and that funds in the aforesaid amount be transferred from Primary 83 to Primary 81 (RCAF).

Signed by:

Assistant Secretary.

 

APPENDIX "A"

PENHOLD

Serial

Description

Cost

2

Clearing, Grubbing & Rough Grading

$49,000

3

Roads, Walks & Parking

31,000

4

Fencing

42,000

5

Water Supply & Distribution & Storage

98,400

6

Sanitary Sewer, Collection & Treatment Plant

24,300

7

Combined Heating & Diesel Plant

600,000

8

Underground Heating Distribution

25,000

9

Electrical Distribution, Fire Alarm and Electrical Lighting System

65,000

10

Two Gate Houses

5,000

11

FPS-26 Height Finder Tower

300,000

12

FPS-6 Height Finder Tower (foundations only - Technical equipment and tower from US sources)

20,000

13

FPS-7 Search Radar Tower

800,000

14

Telephone Building

134,000

15

SAGE Annex Building

180,000

16

Ground to Air Transmitter and Receiver Building including Antenna Foundations

130,000

17

Grading and Landscaping

25,000

 

TOTAL

$2,528,700

 

APPENDIX "B"

ALSASK

Serial

Description

Cost

1

Clearing, Grubbing & Rough Grading

$40,000

2

Roads, Walks & Parking Areas & Drainage (includes PMQ roads and walks)

210,000

3

Fencing

42,000

4

Sewage Treatment Plant & Collector System (includes PMQ service)

125,000

5

Water Treatment Plant, Pumping, Storage and Distribution (includes PMQ Service)

450,000

6

Underground Heating Distribution System

230,000

7

Electrical Distribution, Street Lighting, Fire Alarming System (includes PMQ service and service to communications facility)

395,000

8

Gate and Guard House and Two Gate Houses

25,000

9

Administrative/Hospital Building

130,000

10

Combined Mess Building

275,000

11

Combined Quarters Building

316,000

12

Combined Mobile Equipment/Unit Supply Building

128,000

13

Combined Construction Engineering/Fire Hall Building

111,000

14

5-Class School Building

140,000

15

Combined Chapel Building

87,000

16

Combined Heating/Power Plant Building

650,000

17

Mobile Homes, 90 units at $11,600 (including transportation, foundations, and hooking to services)

1,044,000

19

FPS-26 Height Finder Radar Tower

300,000

20

FPS-6 Height Finder Tower (foundations only - Technical equipment and tower from US sources)

20,000

21

FPS-27 Search Radar Tower

800,000

22

SAGE Annex Building

195,000

23

Telephone Building

134,000

24

Ground to Air Transmitter and Receiver Building including Antenna Foundations

125,000

25

Grading and Landscaping

94,500

26

Sports Field Facilities

20,000

27

Fuel Storage & Handling Facilities

72,000

 

TOTAL

$6,158,500

 

APPENDIX "C"

GYPSUMVILLE

Serial

Description

Cost

1

Clearing & Grubbing

$20,000

2

Roads, Walks & Parking Areas & Drainage

298,500

3

Fencing

39,800

4

Rail Spur Line

4,000

5

Fuel Storage & Handling Facilities

72,000

6

Sewage Treatment Plant & Collector System

258,000

7

Water Treatment Plant, Pumping & Storage & Distribution System

372,000

8

Underground Heating Distribution System

230,000

9

Electrical Distribution, Street Lighting, & Fire Alarm System including Electrical Distribution to Operational Facilities

380,000

10

Gate and Guard House and Two Gate Houses

25,000

11

Administrative/Hospital Building

130,000

12

Combined Mess Building

275,000

13

Combined Quarters Building

316,000

14

Combined Mobile Equipment/Unit Supply Building

128,000

15

Combined Construction Engineering/Fire Hall Building

111,000

16

5-Class School Building

140,000

17

Combined Chapel Building

87,000

18

Combined Heating/Power Plant Building

650,000

19

Mobile Homes, 90 units at $11,600 (including transportation, foundations, and hooking to services)

1,044,000

21

FPS-26 Height Finder Radar Tower

300,000

22

FPS-6 Height Finder Tower (foundations only - Technical equipment and tower from US sources)

20,000

23

FPS-27 Search Radar Tower

800,000

24

Telephone Building

134,000

25

SAGE Annex Building

265,000

26

Ground to Air Transmitter and Receiver Building including Antenna Foundations

175,000

27

Grading and Landscaping

20,000

28

Sports Field Facilities

 

 

TOTAL

$6,544,300

 

APPENDIX "D"

YORKTON

Serial

Description

Cost

2

Roads, Walks & Parking Areas & Drainage

183,400

3

Fencing

42,000

4

Sewage Treatment Plant & Collector System

88,400

5

Water Treatment Plant, Pumping & Storage & Distribution

415,800

6

Underground Heating Distribution System

230,000

7

Electrical Distribution, Street Lighting, Fire Alarm System (includes service to communications facility)

353,000

8

Gate and Guard House and Two Gate Houses

25,000

9

Administrative/Hospital Building

130,000

10

Combined Mess Building

275,000

11

Combined Quarters Building

316,000

12

Combined Mobile Equipment/Unit Supply Building

128,000

13

Combined Construction Engineering/Fire Hall Building

111,000

15

Combined Chapel Building

87,000

16

Combined Heating/Power Plant Building

650,000

19

FPS-26 Height Finder Radar Tower

300,000

20

FPS-6 Height Finder Tower (foundations only)

20,000

21

FPS-28 Search Radar Tower

1,000,000

22

SAGE Annex Building

195,000

23

Telephone Building

134,000

24

Ground Air Transmitter & Receiver Building with Antenna Foundations

125,000

25

Grading & Landscaping

95,000

26

Sports Field Facilities

20,000

27

Fuel Storage & Handling Facilities

72,000

28

Clearing, Grubbing & Rough Grading

90,000

 

TOTAL

$5,085,600

 

APPENDIX "E"

DANA

Serial

Description

Cost

1

Clearing, Grubbing & Rough Grading

$156,000

2

Roads, Walks, Parking Areas & Drainage (includes PMQ roads and walks)

350,000

3

Fencing

42,0000

4

Sewage Treatment Plant and Collector System (includes PMQ service)

121,500

5

Water Treatment Plant, Pumping, Storage and Distribution (includes PMQ service)

508,500

6

Underground Heating Distribution System & Gas Supply Line with distribution to PMQs

467,000

7

Electrical Distribution, Street Lighting, & Fire Alarming System (includes PMQ services and service to communications facility)

520,000

8

Gate and Guard House and Two Gate Houses

25,000

9

Administrative/Hospital Building

130,000

10

Combined Mess Building

275,000

11

Combined Quarters Building

316,000

12

Combined Mobile Equipment/Unit Supply Building

128,000

13

Combined Construction Engineering/Fire Hall Building

111,000

14

5-Class School Building

140,000

15

Combined Chapel Building

87,000

16

Combined Heating/Power Plant Building

650,000

17

Mobile Homes, 90 units at $11,600 (including transportation, foundations, and hooking to services)

1,044,000

19

FPS-26 Height Finder Radar Tower

300,000

20

FPS-6 Height Finder Tower (foundations only)

20,000

21

FPS-7 Search Radar Tower

800,000

22

SAGE Annex Building

195,000

23

Telephone Building

134,000

24

Ground Air Transmitter & Receiver Building with Antenna Foundations

145,000

25

Grading and Landscaping

94,500

26

Sports Field Facilities

20,000

27

Ditch to Minski Lake

32,000

 

TOTAL

$6,811,500