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  • Three women at Ogema Mine (~1926-27)
    Three women at Ogema Mine (~1926-27)
    image  1926-27,     The three women in this photo are (left to right) Peggy Bohler, Lillian Barrett and Edna Bohler.
    image  1926-27,   The three women in this photo are (left to right) Peggy Bohler, Lillian Barrett and Edna Bohler.
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  • Ogema Mine (1927)
    Ogema Mine (1927)
    image  1927,     The mineral occurrence of Ogema Mine was discovered in 1890. The mining was abruptly stopped due to water difficulties and the mine was sold to Ogema Mining and Smelting Company in 1892. Gold content was too minor to justify profit, so the property laid idle until 1926, when the American ...
    image  1927,   The mineral occurrence of Ogema Mine was discovered in 1890. The mining was abruptly stopped due to water difficulties and the mine was sold to Ogema Mining and Smelting Company ...
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  • Ogema Mine - Camp (~1926)
    Ogema Mine - Camp (~1926)
    image  1926-27,     Photo showing the Ogema Mine camp. In the foreground is the little camp that was used first. Just beyond is the storehouse, and further back is the new camp.
    image  1926-27,   Photo showing the Ogema Mine camp. In the foreground is the little camp that was used first. Just beyond is the storehouse, and further back is the new camp.
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  • Men Working on Truck (Dorion)
    Men Working on Truck (Dorion)
    image  ~1930,     Photo showing men apparently digging the family vehicle out of the snow. In the background is a log constructed home.
    image  ~1930,   Photo showing men apparently digging the family vehicle out of the snow. In the background is a log constructed home.
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  • Man in Window - Ogema Mine
    Man in Window - Ogema Mine
    image  1927,     In 1890, Ogema Mine was located two kilometres west of Quimet Canyon Provincial Park. The company was idle between September 1892 and January 1927. Prices for lead were low, so the mine area was abandoned and the title lapsed. Airways Explorations took over the site in 1943 and obtained the ...
    image  1927,   In 1890, Ogema Mine was located two kilometres west of Quimet Canyon Provincial Park. The company was idle between September 1892 and January 1927. Prices for lead were low, so ...
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  • Frank Hughes and Family - Dorion Station (~1930)
    Frank Hughes and Family - Dorion Station (~1930)
    image  ~1930,     Black and white photo of Frank and Lizzie Hughes and family on velocipede at the CNR Dorion Station where Frank Hughes was station master for eighteen years.
    image  ~1930,   Black and white photo of Frank and Lizzie Hughes and family on velocipede at the CNR Dorion Station where Frank Hughes was station master for eighteen years.
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  • Extra Gang on CNR (1920's)
    Extra Gang on CNR (1920's)
    imagecomment       Extra gang working in CNR early 1920's. Left to Right standing is George Bryan, John Manning, Frank Haines, Bill Williams, Walter Broughton, Tom Atkinson. Left to Right sitting is Dan Kay and Charlie Harris. The extra gang crews worked when regular workers threatened strike, to make necessary repairs to the ...
    imagecomment     Extra gang working in CNR early 1920's. Left to Right standing is George Bryan, John Manning, Frank Haines, Bill Williams, Walter Broughton, Tom Atkinson. Left to Right sitting is Dan ...
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  • Dorion CNR Section House (1916)
    Dorion CNR Section House (1916)
    image       In 1910 at E1/2 lot 8 concession 3, a permanent station for the CPR was built, with living quarters in the back. Also, as seen in the photo, a second house was built 200 yards from the siding for the new station agent who took on the duties of this ...
    image     In 1910 at E1/2 lot 8 concession 3, a permanent station for the CPR was built, with living quarters in the back. Also, as seen in the photo, a second ...
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  • Cookhouse - Dorion ~ 1926-27
    Cookhouse - Dorion ~ 1926-27
    image  1926-27,     Photo showing two women, Lillian Bannett and Peggy Bohler standing in the cookhouse doorway.
    image  1926-27,   Photo showing two women, Lillian Bannett and Peggy Bohler standing in the cookhouse doorway.
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  • CPR Station (1914)
    CPR Station (1914)
    image  1914,     Due to a steady increase in business, Canadian Pacific Railway built a station to accomodate passengers. They established a permanent station with living quarters in the back and a second house 200 yards from the siding for a new station agent. The station (beside the Dorion Inn) was torn down ...
    image  1914,   Due to a steady increase in business, Canadian Pacific Railway built a station to accomodate passengers. They established a permanent station with living quarters in the back and a second ...
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  • C.P.R. Station Master - Mr. Grant
    C.P.R. Station Master - Mr. Grant
    image       Black and white photo of Mr. Grant, Station Master for the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1912 in Dorion, Ontario.
    image     Black and white photo of Mr. Grant, Station Master for the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1912 in Dorion, Ontario.
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  • Bringing Out the Ore From Ogema Mine (~1927)
    Bringing Out the Ore From Ogema Mine (~1927)
    image  1927,     Photo shows two unidentified men bringing out ore from the mine.
    image  1927,   Photo shows two unidentified men bringing out ore from the mine.
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  • Fly Wheel at Ogema Mine (~1926)
    Fly Wheel at Ogema Mine (~1926)
    imagecomment  1927,     Unidentified men and women around the compressor fly wheel at Ogema Mine, Dorion Ontario. Work was started in January 1927, camps erected and a road constructed for 6 miles (with Government assistance). A modern mining plant was installed which included a boiler, hoist and compressor.
    imagecomment  1927,   Unidentified men and women around the compressor fly wheel at Ogema Mine, Dorion Ontario. Work was started in January 1927, camps erected and a road constructed for 6 miles (with ...
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  • Building at Ogema Mine (~1927)
    Building at Ogema Mine (~1927)
    image  1927,     Thunder Bay, Mines-Mining-Dorion-Ogema Mine, Ontario
    image  1927,   Thunder Bay, Mines-Mining-Dorion-Ogema Mine, Ontario
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  • Canadian Pacific Rail Station - Dorion
    Canadian Pacific Rail Station - Dorion
    image       Black and white photo of CPR station beside the Dorion Inn that was demolished June 15, 1983.
    image     Black and white photo of CPR station beside the Dorion Inn that was demolished June 15, 1983.
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  • Dorion Station
    Dorion Station
    image       Black and white photo of Dorion Station, with locomotive beside it. The Canadian Pacific Railway siding at Dorion was built on E1/2 lot 8 concession 3, in the summer of 1907. A flag stop at Dorion siding was established in the early spring of 1908 for trains 1 and 2. ...
    image     Black and white photo of Dorion Station, with locomotive beside it. The Canadian Pacific Railway siding at Dorion was built on E1/2 lot 8 concession 3, in the summer of ...
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  • Ogema Mine
    Ogema Mine
    image       Man standing by one car at Ogema Mine. The Ogema Mine was named after the Native who discovered the mineral occurrence located two kilometers west of Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park in 1890. Mr. James Dickenson, of Port Arthur was the first to work the area. The property lay idle between ...
    image     Man standing by one car at Ogema Mine. The Ogema Mine was named after the Native who discovered the mineral occurrence located two kilometers west of Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park ...
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