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  • Masonic Opening and Mines - Geraldton
    Masonic Opening and Mines - Geraldton
    Image       Black and white photo of mining operation near Geraldton, Ontario.
    Image     Black and white photo of mining operation near Geraldton, Ontario.
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  • Group of Prospectors, One Man Holding Gold Brick
    Group of Prospectors, One Man Holding Gold Brick
    Imagemysterycomment       Group of unidentified prospectors, one of them holding a gold brick.
    Imagemysterycomment     Group of unidentified prospectors, one of them holding a gold brick.
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  • Geraldton - Little Long Lac Mine
    Geraldton - Little Long Lac Mine
    Image       View of Little Long Lac mining office. From left to right, T.H. Rea, George Rayner, Tony Oklend, Joseph Errington, J.H.C Waite, and two pilots, Boual and George. Rayner Construction had the contracts with Ontario Department of Northern Development to link local mines with roads. Tony Okeland was co-discoverer of Little …
    Image     View of Little Long Lac mining office. From left to right, T.H. Rea, George Rayner, Tony Oklend, Joseph Errington, J.H.C Waite, and two pilots, Boual and George. Rayner Construction had …
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  • MacLeod Mine's First Brick (1938)
    MacLeod Mine's First Brick (1938)
    Image       Inscription reads 'Pouring of first Gold Brick at MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine, May 20th, 1938'.
    Image     Inscription reads 'Pouring of first Gold Brick at MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine, May 20th, 1938'.
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  • Bankfield Mine - First Gold Brick (1937)
    Bankfield Mine - First Gold Brick (1937)
    Image       Inscription reads 'First Gold Brick - Bankfield Consolidated Mine June 12, 1937'. The first brick weighed in at 601.19 ounces. The Bankfield Mine was one of the most modern mills in the gold mining industry for the time. The whole mill was entirely powered by electricity.
    Image     Inscription reads 'First Gold Brick - Bankfield Consolidated Mine June 12, 1937'. The first brick weighed in at 601.19 ounces. The Bankfield Mine was one of the most modern mills …
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  • Hutchison Lake Mine Site (1936)
    Hutchison Lake Mine Site (1936)
    Image       Hutchinson Lake Gold Mines Ltd., incorporated in 1935, dug a series of trenches and test pits, but not until 1936 did the company begin it's shaft-sinking operation. The photo shows the site after the Geraldton fire in July, 1936.
    Image     Hutchinson Lake Gold Mines Ltd., incorporated in 1935, dug a series of trenches and test pits, but not until 1936 did the company begin it's shaft-sinking operation. The photo shows …
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  • Tombill Mine (~1937)
    Tombill Mine (~1937)
    Image       View looking west at Tombill mine. Note the water line to a short water tower in the foreground of the photo. Tombill Gold Mines was incorporated in 1935 and shaft-sinking began the following year. By 1938, Tombill mine became a producer, the sixth in the Geraldton district.
    Image     View looking west at Tombill mine. Note the water line to a short water tower in the foreground of the photo. Tombill Gold Mines was incorporated in 1935 and shaft-sinking …
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  • Bankfield, Tombill and Jellicoe Mines (~1934)
    Bankfield, Tombill and Jellicoe Mines (~1934)
    Image       Aerial View looking west towards Wildgoose Lake. The inscription reads 'Air view of Bankfield Consolidated Mine, Tombill Mine, and Jellicoe Mine'. Highway 11 and Bankfield Mine are in the foreground. Beyond,on an elevation, is Tombill Mine, and in the distance is Jellicoe Mine. Jellicoe Consolidated Gold Mines Limited was incorporated …
    Image     Aerial View looking west towards Wildgoose Lake. The inscription reads 'Air view of Bankfield Consolidated Mine, Tombill Mine, and Jellicoe Mine'. Highway 11 and Bankfield Mine are in the foreground. …
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  • Hardrock Mine - Discovery Point (1938)
    Hardrock Mine - Discovery Point (1938)
    Image       Aerial view looking north, along the shoreline of Kenogamisis Lake. Hard Rock Gold Mine was incorporated in 1934 and in 1935 the No.1 shaft was sunk on Discovery Point. Work ceased in 1937 in order to concentrate on the No.2 shaft on Porphyry Hill, farther west(not shown). Hardrock Townsite, seen …
    Image     Aerial view looking north, along the shoreline of Kenogamisis Lake. Hard Rock Gold Mine was incorporated in 1934 and in 1935 the No.1 shaft was sunk on Discovery Point. Work …
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  • Elmos Mine - Barton Bay (~1938)
    Elmos Mine - Barton Bay (~1938)
    Image       Aerial view looking northeast. Inscription reads 'Elmos Mine'. The name of Elmos is a composite for Ellis and Mosher. In the centre is the headframe site on a tiny island, and to the left is a cluster of buildings. The two sites and the mainland are linked by a trestle. …
    Image     Aerial view looking northeast. Inscription reads 'Elmos Mine'. The name of Elmos is a composite for Ellis and Mosher. In the centre is the headframe site on a tiny island, …
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  • Discovery Point - Geraldton Gold Camp (~1936)
    Discovery Point - Geraldton Gold Camp (~1936)
    Image       Aerial view looking west from Kenogamisis Lake. In the foreground is the No.1 headframe of Hardrock Mine. To the extreme right is Hardrock Townsite. In the centre is No.2 headframe of the Hardrock Mine on Porphyry Hill. Beyond this cluster is MacLeod Cockshutt Mine, and to the extreme upper right …
    Image     Aerial view looking west from Kenogamisis Lake. In the foreground is the No.1 headframe of Hardrock Mine. To the extreme right is Hardrock Townsite. In the centre is No.2 headframe …
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  • MacLeod-Cockshutt Mine (1937)
    MacLeod-Cockshutt Mine (1937)
    Image       Aerial view looking northwest. Inscription reads 'MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine showing Hard Rock Gold mine in the foreground, December, 1937.' Upper portion shows the hills on which MacLeod Townsite is rising, and beyond it, the clearing for the Kenogamisis Golf Course. There is no sign of the future Highway 11 …
    Image     Aerial view looking northwest. Inscription reads 'MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine showing Hard Rock Gold mine in the foreground, December, 1937.' Upper portion shows the hills on which MacLeod Townsite is …
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  • Little Long Lac Mine and Townsite (~1937)
    Little Long Lac Mine and Townsite (~1937)
    Imagecomment       Aerial view looking northeast across Barton Bay. Inscription reads 'Little Long Lac Gold mine'. In the foreground is the clearing for Errington Avenue. It would later be called Arena Road and in 1939, it would become part of Highway 11. At the extreme left is the townsite of Little Long …
    Imagecomment     Aerial view looking northeast across Barton Bay. Inscription reads 'Little Long Lac Gold mine'. In the foreground is the clearing for Errington Avenue. It would later be called Arena Road …
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  • MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine (~1934)
    MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine (~1934)
    Image       mines, mining, gold mines, gold, Hardrock mine, headframe, shaft, MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine, hydro
    Image     mines, mining, gold mines, gold, Hardrock mine, headframe, shaft, MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine, hydro
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  • Little Long Lac Mine (~1934)
    Little Long Lac Mine (~1934)
    Image       View of Little Long Lac Mine looking southeast from Barton Bay on Kenogamisis Lake. The hydro transmission tower (double poles) and the absence of the bridge help to date this view. Hydro began servicing the mine in September 1934. Construction began on the bridge in the fall of 1935.
    Image     View of Little Long Lac Mine looking southeast from Barton Bay on Kenogamisis Lake. The hydro transmission tower (double poles) and the absence of the bridge help to date this …
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  • Mosher Mine
    Mosher Mine
    Imagecomment       Greenstone, Geraldton, Mosher mine, mining, mines, gold, Ontario
    Imagecomment     Greenstone, Geraldton, Mosher mine, mining, mines, gold, Ontario
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  • MacLeod Mine
    MacLeod Mine
    Image       Elevated view of MacLeod mine looking east towards Hardrock mine. From right to left, the No. 2 headframe of Macleod mine, the No. 2 headframe of Hardrock mine, and barely visible, Hardrock's No.1 headframe. MacLeod-Cockshutt mine features a new, next generation headframe.
    Image     Elevated view of MacLeod mine looking east towards Hardrock mine. From right to left, the No. 2 headframe of Macleod mine, the No. 2 headframe of Hardrock mine, and barely …
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  • Maylac Mine (Hutchison Lake Mine)
    Maylac Mine (Hutchison Lake Mine)
    Image       Inscription reads 'Maylac Gold Mine'. Maylac Gold Mines Limited was incorporated in 1946, when it acquired the property of Hutchison Lake Gold Mines Ltd., becoming the ninth gold producer in the Geraldton area.
    Image     Inscription reads 'Maylac Gold Mine'. Maylac Gold Mines Limited was incorporated in 1946, when it acquired the property of Hutchison Lake Gold Mines Ltd., becoming the ninth gold producer in …
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  • MacLeod Mine Stack
    MacLeod Mine Stack
    Image       mines, mining, gold mines, mine stack, roaster, MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine
    Image     mines, mining, gold mines, mine stack, roaster, MacLeod Cockshutt Gold Mine
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  • Geraldton Gold Camp Historical Plaque
    Geraldton Gold Camp Historical Plaque
    Image       Photo of the historic Gold Camp Plaque erected in Geraldton on the southwest corner of Main Street and Fourth Avenue South by the Archaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario.
    Image     Photo of the historic Gold Camp Plaque erected in Geraldton on the southwest corner of Main Street and Fourth Avenue South by the Archaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario.
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