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  • Arrastre

    Arrastre

    Base stone of the small arrastra from 1860 as it appears today at the Mooseland Gold District. read more »

    Keywords: Mooseland, gold district, arrastre
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: Present Day

  • Arsenic

    Arsenic

    This aerial view of Montague (near Dartmouth) shows the “halo” of arsenic that occurs naturally in the soils within and surrounding our old gold districts. read more »

    Keywords: arsenic, Montague Gold Mines, environment
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: Present Day

  • Astronaut Julie Payette

    Astronaut Julie Payette

    Canadian Space Agency astronaut Julie Payette, STS-127 Mission specialist. Astronaut’s helmets are coated with a thin layer of gold, which reflects the sun’s harmful rays. read more »

    Keywords: Astronaut, Julie Payette, gold, conductivity
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Nature
    Period: Present Day

  • Balance Scale

    Balance Scale

    Balance scale, historically used in banks to weigh gold. Troy ounces are still used to weigh and price gold because the London Bullion Market Association uses mechanical beam balances to weigh gold. The... read more »

    Keywords: balance, gold, troy ounces
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1800s

  • Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Interior of shaft house of the Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co., Caribou Gold District, circa 1904. read more »

    Keywords: Shaft house, Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co., Caribou, gold district, miners
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co. workings on the Burkner Lead at Caribou. read more »

    Keywords: surface plant, Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co., Caribou, gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Miners loading quartz into an ore cart at the Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co., Caribou, 1904. read more »

    Keywords: miners, Ore, Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co., Caribou, gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co. workings on the Burkner Lead at Caribou. read more »

    Keywords: surface plant, Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co., Caribou, gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co.

    Plant and mine workings of the Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co. at the Caribou Gold District. read more »

    Keywords: surface plant, Baltimore and Nova Scotia Mining Co., Caribou, gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Barrel Quartz Formations Waverley

    Barrel Quartz Formations Waverley

    Hand-coloured wood engraving showing "Horizontal Formation of Auriferous Quartz at Laidlaw's Farm" by W. D. Thompson and Unknown, 1862. read more »

    Keywords: Barrel quartz formation, Waverley, gold formation, W. D. Tompson, engraving
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Art
    Period: 1800s

  • Barrel Quartz Formations Waverley

    Barrel Quartz Formations Waverley

    "Horizontal Formation of Auriferous Quartz at Laidlaw's Farm",1862 by W. D. Thompson and Unknown. Wood engraving. read more »

    Keywords: Barrel quartz formation, Waverley, gold formation, W. D. Tompson, engraving
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Art
    Period: 1800s

  • Beaver Dam

    Beaver Dam

    "Crouse's Cabin, Beaver Dam", c 1986 by Joseph Purcell. In the 1980s, Joseph Purcell was commissioned to produce a series of paintings by Seabright Resources, a gold mining company that carried out explorations... read more »

    Keywords: Beaver Dam, Crouse, Joseph Purcell, painting
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Art
    Period: 1900s

  • Bedford Aerial View

    Bedford Aerial View

    This image of Bedford taken from an airplane has been enhanced with LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), a remote sensing technology that uses millions of beams of lasers to create pictures. It shows a... read more »

    Keywords: anticline, syncline, Bedford, LIDAR
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Nature
    Period: Present Day

  • Bickerton Light

    Bickerton Light

    "Bickerton Light", c 1986 by Joseph Purcell. In the 1980s, Joseph Purcell was commissioned to produce a series of paintings by Seabright Resources, a gold mining company that carried out explorations in... read more »

    Keywords: Bickerton Light, painting, Joseph Purcell, lighthouse
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Art
    Period: 1900s

  • Billy Bell

    Billy Bell

    Diamond driller Billy Bell holding the narrow steam whistle he lowered into the slender hole he drilled to successfully contact the trapped men. read more »

    Keywords: Billy Bell, diamond driller, steam whistle, Moose River
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Blasting

    Blasting

    Drilling underground in preparation for an ore blast at the Waverley Gold District. read more »

    Keywords: Waverley, gold district, blasting, dynamite
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Blasting

    Blasting

    Preparing a blast underground on the Hardy Vein at Waverley. read more »

    Keywords: Waverley, gold district, blasting, dynamite
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Blasting

    Blasting

    Preparing for a blast on a quartz vein underground in the Oldham Gold District. read more »

    Keywords: blasting, quartz vein, vein gold, Oldham, gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1900s

  • Bluenose Gold Mining Co.

    Bluenose Gold Mining Co.

    Shafts on the Springfield leads, Bluenose Gold Mining Co., Goldenville Gold District - 1897 read more »

    Keywords: Springfield, Bluenose Gold Mining Co., Goldenville, gold district
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold Mining
    Period: 1800s

  • Bob Mills

    Bob Mills

    Bob Mills – Olympic Rower. Weeks before the 1984 Olympics, Bob gave up his seat in the quad to take a shot at winning a spot on the Olympic team as a single sculler. He won the bronze medal at the 1984... read more »

    Keywords: Bob Mills, olympic rower, medal
    Media Type: Image
    Theme: Gold in Society
    Period: 1900s