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|Mines: 19th Century|
|Moffat Shaft, Bruce Mine A depiction of the sinking of the
Moffat Shaft, Bruce Mine, 1847, an early producer of copper.
|Marmora Mine Early mine in Ontario, Marmora, Hastings
County, c. 1870. By Susanna Moodie (1803-1885).
|Silver Islet Mine-1 Silver Islet Mine, Thunder Bay, Ontario, c.
1870s, yielded rich returns of silver from the late 1860s into the 1880s.
|Silver Islet Mine-2 Silver Islet Mine, Thunder Bay, Ontario, c.
1870s, yielded rich returns of silver from the later 1860s into the 1880s.
|Miner's Cabin Miner's cabin at Eureka Silver Mine, British
|1877 Mining Car A loaded mining car on tracks at the opening of
a mine, 1877.
|Dominion Nickel Mine The Dominion Nickel Mine, Sudbury,
1887. Initially, copper was the chief product of value until uses and demands for nickel
|Drift Mine A pioneer mine truck in a Northern Ontario drift
mine, usually small-scale operations of partners, friends and associates.
|Cobalt Mine The Cobalt Townsite Mine, with the mine buildings
and the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway (T & N.O.R.) running between.
Subsequently, in the early 20th century, Cobalt became a major silver mining centre.
|Nickel Mine The Dominion Nickel Mine, 1887.
|Silver at Cobalt Canadian postage stamp commemorating the
discovery of silver at Cobalt, Ontario.
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