Copper Mines & Mining - Unidentified

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• This is probably just the exposed head frame for one of the already identified shafthouses. When a mine began work, not much time or money was spent on surface structures. Only the bare minimum was constructed. It was only when a mine gained a fair profit and had money to throw away that they rebuilt and improved their support structures above ground. Thus is the case with this photograph.
2/10/2010 10:11:27 AM by Anonymous
• Correction: this is actually the steel shaft house of the Norrie Iron mine. Another print shows this same shaft house. It located in the William Nara Collection, print #42-104
2/15/2010 7:33:36 PM by Anonymous