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Bankfield, Tombill and Jellicoe Mines (~1934)
Description
Creator
Harry Fisher
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Aerial View looking west towards Wildgoose Lake. The inscription reads 'Air view of Bankfield Consolidated Mine, Tombill Mine, and Jellicoe Mine'. Highway 11 and Bankfield Mine are in the foreground. Beyond,on an elevation, is Tombill Mine, and in the distance is Jellicoe Mine. Jellicoe Consolidated Gold Mines Limited was incorporated in 1936. Shaft sinking began in 1937. In 1938, the company suspended operations, and in 1939, the new company Jellicoe Mines Limited was incorporated. In its years of operation, 1939-1941, the mine produced a total 5,620 ounces of gold and 515 ounces of silver.

Date of Original
-1936
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Neill
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 49.72667 Longitude: -86.94842
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Greenstone Public Library
Email:reference@tbpl.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

405 Second Street West

Box 40

Geraldton, ON

P0T 1M0

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Bankfield, Tombill and Jellicoe Mines (~1934)


Aerial View looking west towards Wildgoose Lake. The inscription reads 'Air view of Bankfield Consolidated Mine, Tombill Mine, and Jellicoe Mine'. Highway 11 and Bankfield Mine are in the foreground. Beyond,on an elevation, is Tombill Mine, and in the distance is Jellicoe Mine. Jellicoe Consolidated Gold Mines Limited was incorporated in 1936. Shaft sinking began in 1937. In 1938, the company suspended operations, and in 1939, the new company Jellicoe Mines Limited was incorporated. In its years of operation, 1939-1941, the mine produced a total 5,620 ounces of gold and 515 ounces of silver.