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Aboriginal rock drawing from the Red Cliff area
on what is now called Black Island.
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Lower Fort Garry. 5

Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2006 and Courtesy of Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada

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Stonewall Quarry, Manitoba. 4


 

 

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Pot Kilns at Stonewall Quarry, 1880s. 10

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McArthur's old mine, south of Deloraine, Manitoba. 4

 

 

 

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Tyndall stone quarried at Garson, Manitoba, early 1900s. 10

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Gabrielle Gold Camp, Big Rice Lake, July, 1912. 10

 


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Buildings at Penniac Gold Mine. 6

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Drill Camp, Flin Flon area , 1917. 10

 

 

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Flin Flon's first hospital at Drill Camp, 1917. 10

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Flin Flon exploration camp notables. 10

 

 

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Flin Flon early days, ca. 1926. 10

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Flin Flon early camp, 1927. 10

 

 

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Shaft, San Antonio, 1927. 11

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Shaft, San Antonio, 1927. 11

 

 

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Flin Flon Mine No. 1 shaft, Flin Flon, 1929. 10

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Flin Flon, April 1929. 10

 

 

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Flin Flon mill foundations, June 1929. 10

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Flin Flon, July 1929. 10

 

 

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Flin Flon, August 1929. 10

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Flin Flon Mine, Construction at No. 1 shaft, August 1929. 10

 

 

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Flin Flon railroad tressle near Channing, 1930. 10

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Rex Mine, Herb Lake, 1918. 10

 

 

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Mandy Shaft house and head frame, Schist Lake. 4

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The Mandy Mine, Manitoba’s first important producer of metals. Schist Lake, 1916. 2


 

 

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Mandy Mine, Power House, 1918. 10

Sleds loaded with Mandy Mine ore, awaiting freighting, 1917.

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Sleds loaded with Mandy Mine ore, awaiting freighting, 1917. 10

 
 

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Mandy Mine ore dump and barge loading at Sturgeon Landing. 10

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Mandy Ore Barge at Sturgeon Landing, Saskatchewan River, 1918. 10

 

 

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Mandy Mine, Schist Lake, open cut 1918. 10

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Ore from Mandy Mine, barged on Saskatchewan River to the Pas, 1918. 10

 

 

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Transfer of Mandy Mine ore from barge to railroad, The Pas. 10

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Mandy Mine, Schist Lake, ca. 1926. 10

 
 

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Mandy Mine, 1929. 10

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Winter freight leaving The Pas for Flin Flon, 1925. 10

 
 

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The Pas, ca. 1930. 10

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Gold Pan Mine Buildings, Rice Lake District, circa 1920. 10

 

 

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The Manitoba Legislative Building formerly opened on July 15, 1920, the 50th anniversary of Manitoba's entry into Confederation. The building is constructed of Manitoba Tyndall limestone. 3

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Kitchener shaft and mill, Central Manitoba Mines limited, Kitchener Claim, L. 154, Beresford Lake area, Southeastern Manitoba. 4

 

 

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The Central Manitoba Mine, mill and Kitchener shaft. 2

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Surface Plant, Flin Flon Mine, 1935. 2

 
 

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Central camp and test mill, Sherritt 1929. 10

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Clearing for main shaft, Sherritt 1929. 10

 
 

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Old camp and new construction, Sherritt Gordon Mine Site, 1929. 10

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Main shaft, Sherritt Gordon, 1929. 10

 
 

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Main shaft, Sherritt Gordon, 1929. 10

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R.J. and Josie, Carl Sherritt's dogs, 1929. 10

 
 

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Mine site construction, Sherritt Gordon Mine. 10

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Tractor train, Sherritt 1929. 10

 
 

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Winter road to Sherritt Gordon Mines. 10

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Sherritt-Gordon Mine, Power House, Main Shaft and Mill, Camp Lake, 1932. 2

 

 

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San Antonio Mine, Rice Lake District, 1929. 10

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Mill, Office and No. 3 shaft, San Antonio Gold Mine, Rice Lake, Manitoba. 4

 
 

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San Antonio gold mine shaft 1933. 2

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San Antonio 1934. 2

 


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God's Lake gold mine. Mine buildings and settlement. God's Lake, Manitoba. 4

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Gunnar Gold Mine, Beresford Lake, Manitoba. 4

 
 

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Mine buildings, Gunnar Mine, near Beresford Lake, 1935. 2

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San Antonio circa 1940. 2

 
 

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San Antonio Mine. 2

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San Antonio Mine and town of Bissett circa 1945. 11

 

 

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Cuprus Mine of Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting at Flin Flon, Manitoba. 4

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Headframe and mill, Snow Lake gold deposit-Nor-Acme-Manitoba. 4

 

 

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The mining town of Sherridon, Manitoba was moved by Cat Train to the new mining Town of Lynn Lake, Manitoba built for Sherritt Gordon Mines in the 1950's. 7

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Dr. John F. Thompson at Walter Johnson's line cabin. 8

 

 

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Inco celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Thompson nickel discovery. 8

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INCO Thompson operation. 8 

 

 

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Dumbarton mine, Bernic Lake. 2

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Ruttan Lake Mine. 2

 

 

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Spruce Point Mine, 1978. 2

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San Antonio Mine, Bissett. 2

 

 

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MacLellan Mine, Lynn Lake. 2

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Tanco mine, Bernic Lake. 2

 

 

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New Britannia Mine, Snow Lake. 2

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Farley Gold mine. 2

 

 

 

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Bucko Lake nickel mine. 9


Photos Courtesy of:

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Manitoba Government

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Manitoba Mineral Resources
Manitoba Geological Survey
Suite 360-1395 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada  R3G 3P2
E-mail: minesinfo@gov.mb.ca
Phone: (204) 945-6569
Toll-free: 1-800-223-5215
Fax: (204) 945-8427

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Manitoba Culture Heritage and Tourism, Historic Resources Branch
Historic Resources Branch
Main Floor - 213 Notre Dame
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada
R3B 1N3
E-mail: hrb@gov.mb.ca 
Web site: www.gov.mb.ca/chc/hrb/index.html
Phone: (204) 945-2118
Toll free in Manitoba:
1-800-282-8069, extension 2118
Fax: (204) 948-2384

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Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2006 and Courtesy of Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada.

ESS Photo Collection
Earth Sciences Information Centre
615 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0E9
Phone: (613) 995-4177
Fax: (613) 943-1549
E-mail: esic.photo@NRCan.gc.ca

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The Winnipeg Tribune Collection
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Rm.#331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Phone: (204) 474-9986
Fax: (204) 474-7913
E-mail: brian_hubner@umanitoba.ca

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Head Still Images Section
Archives of Manitoba
200 Vaughan Street
Winnipeg, MB  R3C 1T5
Web site: www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives

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Cat Train Tours
Box 22
Lynn Lake, MB  R0B 0W0
Phone/Fax: (204) 356-8845
Web site: www.cattraintours.ca
E-mail: info@cattraintours.ca

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Vale
200 Bay Street, Royal Bank Plaza
Suite 1600, South Tower
P.O. Box 70
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2K2
Telephone: Toronto (416) 361-7511
Telephone: Thompson (204) 778-2211
Facsimile: (416) 361-7781
E-mail: valeinco@valeinco.com
Web site: nickel.vale.com

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CaNickel Mining Limited
P.O. Box 35
1655-999 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6C 2W2
Phone: (
778) 372-1806
Fax: (604) 254-8863
E-mail: info@canickel.com
Web site: www.canickel.com

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Department of Geological Sciences collection, A.09-23
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Phone: (204) 474-6350

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Mrs. Wilda Ward Collection

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