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Little Long Lac Gold Area (Part 2 of 4)

A Brief Geological Resume of the Little Long Lac Gold AreaPrepared for “Gold” by Percy C.[sic] Hopkins, Consulting Geologist Part 2 of 4 from Gold magazine in August 1934 Tony Okland(sic) ̶ The Trapper Whose Dreams Came True How would … Continue reading

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Little Long Lac Gold Area (Part 1 of 4)

A Brief Geological Resume of the Little Long Lac Gold Area Prepared for “Gold” by Percy C.[sic] Hopkins, Consulting Geologist1 Part 1 of 4 GEOLOGY; a large area of rocks favourable for gold prospecting extends from Lake Nipigon to Long … Continue reading

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Little Long Lac-A Sleeping Bonanza (Part 2 of 3)

One of Ontario’s most remarkable deposits found in an area long neglected, and with few signs on surface  ̶  spectacular in ore developments and in rise of shares from 25 cents to $7.70 Written for “Gold” in the Field by … Continue reading

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Little Long Lac-A Sleeping Bonanza (Part 1 of 3)

JOE ERRINGTON  ̶  NO FOOLIN’ “Joe” Errington, son of Simcoe County, drawn as a youth by the call of mining to Sudbury, where he pioneered with the Orford Copper Co. (feeble infant of great portent out of which grew International … Continue reading

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08 May 1922 for CNR, Ontario

08 Article in Canadian National Railways Magazine FISHING – Where to go by S.H. Howard (an extract) Almost every day now, several times a day perhaps, some one will lean over the ticket counter and ask [our] agent of the … Continue reading

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07 March 1923 Times for Jellicoe

07 by F.A. Farley, Correspondent, in Canadian National Railways Magazine Welcome to our Junior Chief Dispatcher. Congratulations are extended. Mr. Frank Clist, Section Foreman Nezah, was the recent recipient of a handsome goldheaded cane, a mark of appreciation from his … Continue reading

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Long Lac Looms Up in 1934 – Part 3 of 3

LONG LAC LOOMS UP . . . How Long Lac Escaped Notice “Why is it”, the sceptical layman may ask, “that it is only now that the long-suffering public are hearing about this Little Long Lac business?” The answer is … Continue reading

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Long Lac Looms Up in 1934 – Part 2 of 3

LONG LAC LOOMS UP . . . Hydro a Favorable Factor Another favorable factor which is bound to contribute to the success of Little L.ong Lac as a real mining camp is the practically unlimited supply of hydro-electric power that … Continue reading

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Long Lac Looms Up in 1934 – Part 1 of 3

LONG LAC LOOMS UP – A TYPICAL CANADIAN GOLD CAMP, BORN OF ROCK, LAKE, BUSH AND MUSKEG New camp affords great spectacle of winning gold from the Pre-Cambrian Shield, staged by a hard-boiled, jolly crew of prospectors, engineers, freighters, and … Continue reading

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06 January 1923 Times for Jellicoe

06 by F.A. Farley, Correspondent, in Canadian National Railways Magazine Christmas 1922 is here and finds us all healthy and happy, as healthy as humanly possible in these later days of the professional “cure-all,” and as happy as any normal … Continue reading

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