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North and Central America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Drilling for silver, 1908-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3178
Scope and Contents Half-plate. In an 80 foot level at La Rose mine, Cobalt. These men are drifting, i.e. building a tunnel to other veins from this one. Flashlight photo, Aug, 1908.
Dates: 1908-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Prospecting for gold, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3177
Scope and Contents Half-plate (landscape format). (Plaza mining). Panning gold at Copper Cliff near Sudbury, Ontario. A demonstration to the members of the Canadian Mining Institute. Plaza Mining is getting gold from the sand and not from the rock. The man with his hands in the water is holding a small pan of gold sand and washing it in the lake until the colour shows.
Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Prospecting for silver, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3179
Scope and Contents Half-plate (landscape format). On St Lawrence, Cobalt, property in South Lorraine, about 9 miles form Cobalt; the bucket has been pulled up by a rope form a 60 ft deept shaft.
Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sinking a shaft at Trinity Cobalt mine, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3180
Scope and Contents Half-plate (landscape format).
Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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