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  • Madsen Mine (1941)
    Madsen Mine (1941)
    Imagecomment       Madsen Red Lake Gold Mines near Red Lake, Ontario. Photo of original headframe and stamp mill. Madsen Red Lake Gold Mines became the fifth producing gold mine in Red Lake, in 1938, and consisted of 31 claims. From 1938 to 1972 they produced $81,698,783 and paid $10,444,891 in dividends to ...
    Imagecomment     Madsen Red Lake Gold Mines near Red Lake, Ontario. Photo of original headframe and stamp mill. Madsen Red Lake Gold Mines became the fifth producing gold mine in Red Lake, ...
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  • McKenzie Mines
    McKenzie Mines
    Imagecomment       McKenzie Mines located on McKenzie Island. McKenzie Red Lake Mines was formed in 1932. Milling began in 1935. To the end of 1962, a total of 2,068,036 tons of ore had been milled, producing $25 million of gold bullion. The mine closed in 1965.
    Imagecomment     McKenzie Mines located on McKenzie Island. McKenzie Red Lake Mines was formed in 1932. Milling began in 1935. To the end of 1962, a total of 2,068,036 tons of ore ...
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  • Campbell Mine Surface Plant (1948)
    Campbell Mine Surface Plant (1948)
    Image       Campbell Mines surface plant 1948.
    Image     Campbell Mines surface plant 1948.
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  • Headframe Collapse - Cochenour Mine (1939)
    Headframe Collapse - Cochenour Mine (1939)
    Image       Cochenour Mine headframe collapsed. Sheave wheels on ground.
    Image     Cochenour Mine headframe collapsed. Sheave wheels on ground.
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  • Miners Hand drilling in Shaft (1939)
    Miners Hand drilling in Shaft (1939)
    Image       Hand drilling 30 feet down the shaft. Very shortly the power drills will be working. This is solid rock and they are going down 500 feet.
    Image     Hand drilling 30 feet down the shaft. Very shortly the power drills will be working. This is solid rock and they are going down 500 feet.
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  • Pouring a Gold Brick (1936 or 1963?)
    Pouring a Gold Brick (1936 or 1963?)
    Imagecomment       George Harmer pouring a gold brick.
    Imagecomment     George Harmer pouring a gold brick.
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  • Headframe (1938)
    Headframe (1938)
    Image       Headframe under construction 1938.
    Image     Headframe under construction 1938.
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  • Aerial View of Starratt Olsen Gold Mine
    Aerial View of Starratt Olsen Gold Mine
    Imagecomment       Gold production of Starratt Olsen Mine started in 1948 and ceased in 1956.
    Imagecomment     Gold production of Starratt Olsen Mine started in 1948 and ceased in 1956.
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  • Sandy McIntyre - Discoverer of the McIntyre Gold Mine at Porcupine (1928)
    Sandy McIntyre - Discoverer of the McIntyre Gold Mine at Porcupine (1928)
    Image       Photo of the prospector, Sandy McIntyre, taken at Kirkland Lake in 1928. Although he was the principal discoverer of McIntyre Porcupine Mines Limited, Sandy died in poverty as did many prospectors of this era.
    Image     Photo of the prospector, Sandy McIntyre, taken at Kirkland Lake in 1928. Although he was the principal discoverer of McIntyre Porcupine Mines Limited, Sandy died in poverty as did many ...
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  • Cochenour - Willans Gold Mines Limited
    Cochenour - Willans Gold Mines Limited
    Image       Prospected by Dan Willans and Bill Cochenour in 1928. In 1936, Dan Willans disappeared on a prospecting trip in the Lightning River area of Northeastern Ontario, and his body was never found. Three years after the Cochenour-Willans Gold Mine Limited was formed, the mine poured its first gold brick in ...
    Image     Prospected by Dan Willans and Bill Cochenour in 1928. In 1936, Dan Willans disappeared on a prospecting trip in the Lightning River area of Northeastern Ontario, and his body was ...
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  • Gold Eagle Mines
    Gold Eagle Mines
    Image       Gold Eagle Mines started production in 1937, and closed in 1941. The name was changed to Goldray Mines in 1959.
    Image     Gold Eagle Mines started production in 1937, and closed in 1941. The name was changed to Goldray Mines in 1959.
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  • Two Miners at McMarmac Mines (1941)
    Two Miners at McMarmac Mines (1941)
    Image       McMarmac Red Lake Mine Ltd. was the eighth producing gold mine in Red Lake in 1940. In 1926, prospectors George Musclow and George Wilson were engaged to prospect these claims. They discovered massive visable gold over wide areas and it was stripped and opened up by trenching and was said ...
    Image     McMarmac Red Lake Mine Ltd. was the eighth producing gold mine in Red Lake in 1940. In 1926, prospectors George Musclow and George Wilson were engaged to prospect these claims. ...
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  • McMarmac Mine and Men (1941)
    McMarmac Mine and Men (1941)
    Image       McMarmac Mine and Men (1941)
    Image     McMarmac Mine and Men (1941)
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  • Aerial View of Madsen Gold Mine in Red Lake
    Aerial View of Madsen Gold Mine in Red Lake
    Image       Mine production started in 1939. The Madsen Mine became the gold mine that made Red Lake, Northwestern Ontario, an important Canadian mining center.
    Image     Mine production started in 1939. The Madsen Mine became the gold mine that made Red Lake, Northwestern Ontario, an important Canadian mining center.
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  • Aerial View of Hasaga Gold Mine.
    Aerial View of Hasaga Gold Mine.
    Image       Hasaga, another gold producer in Red Lake, Northwestern Ontario, began operations in 1938.
    Image     Hasaga, another gold producer in Red Lake, Northwestern Ontario, began operations in 1938.
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  • Campbell Red Lake Mines - Gold Brick
    Campbell Red Lake Mines - Gold Brick
    Image       Campbell-Red Lake mine produced 926.5 million dollars worth of gold ore by the end of 1984.
    Image     Campbell-Red Lake mine produced 926.5 million dollars worth of gold ore by the end of 1984.
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  • Campbell Red Lake Mines Ltd. - Headframe
    Campbell Red Lake Mines Ltd. - Headframe
    Image       Part of the 'Golden Triangle' of Red Lake mines, Campbell Red Lake Mine was prospected by George (Duke) Campbell, after his return from the 1st World War. On the shores of Red Lake, he staked his first claims, which resulted in the incorporation of Campbell Red Lake Mines Ltd. By ...
    Image     Part of the 'Golden Triangle' of Red Lake mines, Campbell Red Lake Mine was prospected by George (Duke) Campbell, after his return from the 1st World War. On the shores ...
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  • Campbell Red Lake Mine Ltd. - Bunkhouses and Woodpile.
    Campbell Red Lake Mine Ltd. - Bunkhouses and Woodpile.
    Image       This photograph is of the Campbell Mine bunkhouses and woodpile. The wood was used to run the steam engines that were used in the production of gold at the Campbell Red Lake mine.
    Image     This photograph is of the Campbell Mine bunkhouses and woodpile. The wood was used to run the steam engines that were used in the production of gold at the Campbell ...
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  • Cochenour Townsite (~1945)
    Cochenour Townsite (~1945)
    Image       Line carrying tailings from the mine in the foreground.
    Image     Line carrying tailings from the mine in the foreground.
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  • Gold Eagle Mines
    Gold Eagle Mines
    Image       Gold Eagle Mines located on McKenzie Island. Gold Eagle Mine started gold production October 1937 and closed September 1941. The name was changed to Goldray Mines Ltd. in 1959.
    Image     Gold Eagle Mines located on McKenzie Island. Gold Eagle Mine started gold production October 1937 and closed September 1941. The name was changed to Goldray Mines Ltd. in 1959.
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