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Silver Islet (1900) 
Image  1900-,   View of Silver Islet showing a number of excursion boats and people holidaying at Silver Islet, a popular vacation spot on Lake Superior. This was a couple of decades after the famous Silver Islet mine had closed. One vessel is identified as the Inez.
Silver Islet (~1910) 
Image  circa 1910  A picnic on a summer's day at Silver Islet. Captain Frue's home 'Burry Wurry' is in the background. A record number of 4,000 picknickers and cottagers visited 'Silver Island' in a single day in 1910, when the paddle wheel steamer 'Forest City' transported passengers to the popular excursion site....
Silver Islet (1917) 
Image  1911 August,   A distant view of the Silver Islet mine and the various out-buildings on the Islet surrounded by Lake Superior. Photo is dated August, 1911, Port Arthur, Ontario.
Silver Islet Summer (~1902) 
Image  ~1902,   Stunning black and white photo of the buildings on Silver Islet and their reflection in the water of Lake Superior. In 1868, silver was first discovered there and by 1871 more than 175 men were employed at the mine, located on a 90-square-foot rock island three-quarters of a mile offshore in...
Dock at Silver Islet 
Image  May 1938,   Black and white photo of dock at Silver Islet - May 1938
Silver Islet from a distance 
ImageMysteries:    Black and white photo of Silver Islet from a distance. Photographer is F. Tonge, Caswell & Davy, corner of Superior Street and first Ave., West, Duluth Minnesota.
Silver Island Mine 
Image  Circa 1880,   Black and white photograph depicting the mining building located at Silver Island (Silver Islet) Mine in the 1880's.
Silver Islet 
ImageMysteries:    Black and white photo of Silver Islet with large ship beside it.
Men at Entrance of Main Shaft - Silver Islet (~1872) 
Image  ~1872,   Group of unknown men gathered in front of a wooden building at the entrance to the main mining shaft at Silver Islet.
James Wilmington Cross at Silver Islet 
Image  ~1910,   James Wilmington Cross shown at right with unidentified man. Cross became a caretaker to the abandoned houses at Silver Islet when the mine failed. Silver Islet became a popular site for tourist excursions.
Engine House and Main Shaft on Silver Islet(1896) 
Image  1896,   The photograph shows several buildings, walkways, mine elevators and smokestack relating to the engine house and main mine shaft on Silver Islet on Lake Superior, Ontario. Also P3446
Silver Islet's anchor 
Publication  Andra-Warner, Elle, Silver Islet's anchor, "Silver Islet's anchor," Lake Superior Magazine, 1 Mar 2001, p. 32  Biography - Saxberg, Lorne ; Silver Islet Store ; Photos Full text available at the Brodie Resource Library
Silver Islet Mine 
ImageMysteries:    Black and white photo of the Silver Islet Mine.
Silver Islet Mine in the 1880's 
Image  1880,   Black and white photograph of Silver Islet Mine in the 1880's.
Silver Islet Mine Stamp Mill (~1900), 
Image  ~1900,   Black and white photo of the wooden building identified as the Silver Islet Mine Stamp Mill
Silver Islet Mine Hoist House (~1900) 
Image  ~1900,   Black and white photo of the Silver Islet Mine Hoist House where the ore is landed. Picture of the head frame over main shaft and connecting stamp mill at Silver Islet on Lake Superior, Ontario.
Silver Islet Cabins (~1900) 
Image  circa 1900,   Black and white photo of Miner's cabins at Silver Islet
Silver Islet 
ImageMysteries:    Black and white photo of some houses on Silver Islet.
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