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Silver Islet Summer (~1902)
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
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 Lake Superior.

Date of Original
~1902
Dimensions
Width: 5 in
Height: 3.5 in
Subject(s)
Local identifier
P239
Collection
Thunder Bay Public Library
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.321944 Longitude: -88.811388
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Thunder Bay Public Library
Email:reference@tbpl.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

Brodie Resource Library

216 South Brodie Street

Thunder Bay, ON

P7E 1C2

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Silver Islet Summer (~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 Lake Superior.