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  • Iron mine boom?
    Thunder Bay Source, 20 Jul 2012, p. 9     Rockex Mining Corporation ; junior mining company ; 1 billion tonnes of 29 percent graded iron ; Lake St. Joseph ; 160-acre former Northern Woods site
    Thunder Bay Source, 20 Jul 2012, p. 9   Rockex Mining Corporation ; junior mining company ; 1 billion tonnes of ...
  • Iron Mine Near Nipigon
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 10 Jun 1916     Nipigon, ON ; East of Lake Nipigon
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 10 Jun 1916   Nipigon, ON ; East of Lake Nipigon
  • Blast Furnace Should Operate
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Mar 1917     Atikokan Iron Company ; Atikokan Iron Company's Blast Furnace ; Located in Port Arthur ; Iron industry
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Mar 1917   Atikokan Iron Company ; Atikokan Iron Company's Blast Furnace ; Located in ...
  • Atikokan Iron Plant Is To Be Reopened With Double Capacity
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 15 Mar 1918     Atikokan Iron Company ; Mine in Atikokan ; Blast furnace in Port Arthur ; Both mine and plant have been sitting idle ; Pig Iron ; To reopen
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 15 Mar 1918   Atikokan Iron Company ; Mine in Atikokan ; Blast furnace in Port ...
  • Key Man Developing SRIM, "Pop" Fotheringham, Dies
    Chronicle-Journal, 21 Mar 1973     former president of Steep Rock Iron Mines Ltd. ; Morson S. (Pop) Fotheringham ; graduated in 1931 from University of Toronto ; mining engineeer ; began association with Steep Rock seven years later ; town of Atikokan developed under his guidance ; retirement in 1967 ; member, former director of ...
    Chronicle-Journal, 21 Mar 1973   former president of Steep Rock Iron Mines Ltd. ; Morson S. (Pop) ...
  • Founder Of Steep Rock To Be Buried On Friday
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 30 Dec 1971     Julian Gifford Cross ; well known mining man ; born 1888 at Silver Island ; educated at Central Public School, Port Arthur High School ; graduated Queen's University in 1913, degree in Mining Engineering ; professor mineralogy at Queens's 1916-17 ; find resulted in Steep Rock Iron Mine and Shebandowan ...
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 30 Dec 1971   Julian Gifford Cross ; well known mining man ; born 1888 at ...
  • Cannot Reopen Blast Furnace For The Present
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 15 Sep 1918     Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Atikokan Iron Company ; Blast furnace located in Port Arthur ; Blast furnace has been idle ; Insufficient coal to operate furnace
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 15 Sep 1918   Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Atikokan Iron Company ...
  • Big Iron Deposits Near Port Arthur To Be Developed
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 24 Dec 1917     Mokomon, ON ; Iron mining ; Iron Pyrites ; General Chemical Co. of New York ; Mining deal with Bruce L.Morrison of Port Arthur ; Company purchases Morrison's holdings in iron property
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 24 Dec 1917   Mokomon, ON ; Iron mining ; Iron Pyrites ; General Chemical Co. ...
  • D. Sampson, 16, Machine Operator Crushed To Death
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Aug 1957     Douglas Sampson ; Fork Lift Operator ; Foundation Company of Canada ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Atikokan, ON
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Aug 1957   Douglas Sampson ; Fork Lift Operator ; Foundation Company of Canada ; ...
  • Mine Discoverer Dies At Age 83
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 29 Dec 1971     Julian (Jule) Cross ; born at Silver Islet ; discoverer and director of Steep Rock Mines ; discovered nickel mine at Shebandowan ; wife Ida ; photo
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 29 Dec 1971   Julian (Jule) Cross ; born at Silver Islet ; discoverer and director ...
  • Veteran Mining Man, R. J. Cross Passes
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 9 Jul 1958     Richard John Cross, 73 ; born 1885 ; raised at Silver Islet ; attended public school in Port Arthur ; sailed on Great Lakes ; obtained master's papers ; captain of tug 'Herbert" ; served with infrantry in First World War ; prospected extensively with brother Julian ; nickel deposits ...
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 9 Jul 1958   Richard John Cross, 73 ; born 1885 ; raised at Silver Islet ...
  • Ore Dock Will Be Completed Late This Year
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 May 1944     Iron Ore ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Construction of ore dock ; Shipping to Port Arthur ; Canadian National Railway (CNR) Ore Docks ; Ore Dock
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 May 1944   Iron Ore ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Construction of ore dock ...
  • Will Pursue Business To Limit
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 6 Sep 1917     Blast Furnace ; Atikokan Iron Co. ; Alderman E.J. Blaquier ; Would like to see blast furnace in Port Arthur operational again ; Pig iron
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 6 Sep 1917   Blast Furnace ; Atikokan Iron Co. ; Alderman E.J. Blaquier ; Would ...
  • Want Atikokan Plant Operated
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 16 Oct 1917     Atikokan Blast Furnace ; Blast Furnaces ; Atikokan Iron Company ; Blast furnace located in Port Arthur ; Port Arthur City Council wishes government will take over operations ; Furnace has been idle for years
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 16 Oct 1917   Atikokan Blast Furnace ; Blast Furnaces ; Atikokan Iron Company ; Blast ...
  • First Iron Ore Unloaded
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 16 Jul 1945     Iron Ore ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Shipping to Port Arthur ; Canadian National Railway (CNR) Ore Docks ; Ore Dock ; Photo
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 16 Jul 1945   Iron Ore ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Shipping to Port Arthur ...
  • First Sod Turned At Ore Dock Site
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 25 May 1944     Iron Ore ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Shipping to Port Arthur ; Canadian National Railway (CNR) Ore Docks ; Ore Dock
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 25 May 1944   Iron Ore ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Shipping to Port Arthur ...
  • Ore Trestle Work Pushed
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Jun 1945     Iron Ore ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Shipping to Port Arthur ; Canadian National Railway (CNR) Ore Docks ; Ore Dock
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Jun 1945   Iron Ore ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Shipping to Port Arthur ...
  • Miner Loses Arm
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Aug 1962, p. 1     Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Atikokan, ON ; P. McManmon
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Aug 1962, p. 1   Steep Rock Iron Mines ; Atikokan, ON ; P. McManmon
  • Two Dead, Three Missing In District Mishaps
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Oct 1957, p. 1     Savant Lake ; Ronald Craigle ; Clifford Lucas ; Edward Buchan ; Atikokan, ON ; Steep Rock Iron Mines ; William Duff Dick ; Errington Mine ; Nipigon, ON ; Eino Moiseo
    Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Oct 1957, p. 1   Savant Lake ; Ronald Craigle ; Clifford Lucas ; Edward Buchan ; ...
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