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dc.date1945-03
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:00:53Z
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-03T09:27:34Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:00:53Z
dc.date.available2022-02-03T09:27:34Z
dc.identifierlibimagesU505
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11124/5906
dc.descriptionDate scanned: 2002-5-22.
dc.descriptionUSBM #60082; Potential bite of safety catches. Hollinger Mine, Timmins, Ontario, Canada. (Following Paymaster cage accident.) - Feb.-Mar., 1945.
dc.descriptionHeld in the Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive, Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines.
dc.descriptionDonor: United States Bureau of Mines.
dc.description.abstractIn 1945 a cable supporting a cage at the nearby Paymaster Mine broke, dropping the cage over 1,500 feet and killing 16 miners. The series of images on safety equipment at the Hollinger Mine was taken following that accident. The Hollinger Mine is an underground gold mine in the Cochrane district, Ontario. The deposit was discovered in 1909 during the gold rush of Porcupine Camp and the Mine was operating by the early 1910s. The town of Timmins was established and named for the developer of the Hollinger Mine. The Mine was operated until 1968, then abandoned. Area properties including the Hollinger were acquired by Kinross Gold Corporation in 1999, which worked to mitigate significant subsidence through 2004 under the Abandoned Mines Rehabilitation Program.
dc.publisherColorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
dc.rightsRights management statement available at: http://library.mines.edu/digital/rights.html
dc.subjectGold mines and mining
dc.subjectMine safety
dc.subjectUnderground mining
dc.titleHollinger Mine, measuring potential bite of safety catches
dc.typeStillImage
dc.contributor.institutionArthur Lakes Library
dc.contributor.institutionRussell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive
dc.contributor.institutionUnited States. Bureau of Mines


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