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  • Prospector

    Prospector

    Prospector opening a safe at the Wine Harbour Gold District, 1937. read more »

    Keywords: Wine Harbour, gold district, prospector
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Prospector Deacon Gay

    Prospector Deacon Gay

    Deacon Gay goldwashing at Gay’s River. read more »

    Keywords: prospector, Deacon Gay, Gay's River
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Prospector Gizelle Erdei

    Prospector Gizelle Erdei

    Prospector Gizelle Erdei examines gold-bearing quartz at a Nova Scotia gold district. Most of the world’s mineral deposits have been discovered by prospectors, making them essential to the industry. read more »

    Keywords: prospectors, gold mining, Grizelle Erdei
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: Present Day

  • Prospectors

    Prospectors

    Prospector with gold pan at Wine Harbour Gold District. read more »

    Keywords: Wine Harbour, gold district, prospector, gold pan
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Prospectors

    Prospectors

    Prospector sitting on an outcrop at Tangier Gold District circa. 1920's. read more »

    Keywords: Tangier, gold district, prospector
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Pyrite

    Pyrite

    Close-up of pyrite. Pyrite is shiny and yellow and people so often confuse it for gold it is known as “fool’s gold”. Pyrite is brassy yellow and often forms in cubes. read more »

    Keywords: pyrite, fool's gold, cubes
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Nature
    Period: Present Day

  • Pyrite

    Pyrite

    Pyrite, Beaverbank, Nova Scotia. Fred Walsh, Prospector. Pyrite is shiny and yellow and people so often confuse it for gold it is known as “fool’s gold”. Pyrite is brassy yellow and often forms in... read more »

    Keywords: pyrite, Fred Walsh, fool's gold
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Nature
    Period: Present Day

  • Radio Broadcasting

    Radio Broadcasting

    A family in the 1930s sits around their radio. In April 1936, radio was in its infancy. It was seen as a source of entertainment, with listeners tuning in for soap operas, music and dramas. As hard as... read more »

    Keywords: Moose River, rescue, radio broadcasting history, news, J. Frank Willis
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Society
    Period: 1900s

  • Radio Broadcasting History

    Radio Broadcasting History

    J. Frank Willis (holding microphone) interviews Billy Bedaux from Stellarton, NS about the rescue operation. Using the single shared telephone line available, J. Frank Willis made international broadcasting... read more »

    Keywords: Moose River, rescue, J. Frank Willis, radio broadcasting history, Billy Bedaux, Stellarton
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Society
    Period: 1900s

  • Radio Broadcasting History

    Radio Broadcasting History

    A replica of the style of microphone J. Frank Willis used at the Moose River mine site to capture the voices of those involved in the rescue effort. The ribbon microphone was invented in the 1920s and... read more »

    Keywords: Moose River, rescue, J. Frank Willis, radio broadcasting history, ribbon microphone
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Society
    Period: 1900s

  • Rescue

    Rescue

    Robertson and Scadding were first treated in the field hospital set up at Moose River but were quickly transferred by seaplane to a hospital in Halifax, a much faster and less jarring way to transfer the... read more »

    Keywords: Robertson, rescue, Moose River, Scadding, seaplane
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Rescue Route

    Rescue Route

    Artist sketch of the Moose River rescue, 1936. read more »

    Keywords: Moose River, rescue
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Rescue Workers

    Rescue Workers

    Mine rescue workers working at the entrance to the rescue shaft at Moose River Mines, 1936. read more »

    Keywords: Moose River, rescue, shaft, gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Richardson Gold Mine

    Richardson Gold Mine

    Multiple quartz vein belt in the Richardson Mine, Upper Seal Harbour Gold District circa. 1907. read more »

    Keywords: quartz vein, vein gold, Upper Seal Harbour, Goldboro gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Nature
    Period: 1900s

  • Richardson Gold Mine

    Richardson Gold Mine

    Miners at the 400 ft. level of the Richardson Mine, Upper Seal Harbour, circa 1907. read more »

    Keywords: miners, Richardson Mine, Upper Seal Harbour, Goldboro gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Richardson Gold Mine

    Richardson Gold Mine

    House with the headframe of the Richardson Gold Mine in the background, Upper Seal Harbour Gold District. read more »

    Keywords: headframe, Richardson Gold Mine, Upper Seal Harbour, Goldboro gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Richardson Gold Mine

    Richardson Gold Mine

    Engine and shaft house, Richardson Gold Mine, Goldboro, 1897. read more »

    Keywords: Shaft house, Richardson Gold Mine, Upper Seal Harbour, Goldboro gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1800s

  • Richardson Gold Mine

    Richardson Gold Mine

    Ore face on the 550 ft. level of the Richardson Mine, Upper Seal Harbour Gold District, 1907. read more »

    Keywords: Ore, Richardson Mine, Upper Seal Harbour, Goldboro gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Seal Harbour Gold Mines Ltd.

    Seal Harbour Gold Mines Ltd.

    Seal Harbour Gold Mines Ltd. operation at the Lower Seal Harbour Gold District in the 1930's. read more »

    Keywords: Seal Harbour Gold Mines Ltd., Lower Seal Harbour, Goldboro gold district, surface plant
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Seal Harbour Gold Mines Ltd.

    Seal Harbour Gold Mines Ltd.

    Headframe of the Seal Harbour Gold Mines Ltd. Mine at the Lower Seal Harbour Gold District in the 1930's. read more »

    Keywords: surface plant, headframe, Lower Seal Harbour, Goldboro gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s