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Steep rock: the men and the mines

Steep rock: the men and the mines

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Published by Quetico Publishing in Atikokan .
Written in English

  • Steep Rock Iron Mines Ltd.

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    LC ClassificationsTN 404 C3T3 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22004378M

      The men, on the other hand, were big, tousle-haired outdoorsmen and sailors who found it unpleasant to exist in rock-bound confinement. After eating and just before settling in for the night in their leather sleeping bags, two of Sigvatson's young children, an eleven-year-old boy and ten-year-old girl, came running up to him, shouting excitedly/5(). _____died in a mining accident that made the writer quit building rockets. Cape Coalwood Where sonny and the rocket boys launch rockets; mining company property given to them from Sonny's dad. The scene changes to a French château built against a steep rock face over-looking the Seine valley. It is two days later. A small German army staff car swerves into the driveway to the château and comes to a halt. Two soldiers climb out, sti ff from their -mile drive from the coast of the English Channel. TheyFile Size: 2MB.   The state Department of Natural Resources has identified potential pollution problems with iron mining in northern Wisconsin, including the loss .

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The Men and the Mines by Bruce W. Taylor Steep Rock, The Men and the Mines is a comprehensive history of the very exciting development of the Steep Rock iron deposits near Atikokan, Ontario.

This second edition of the original published inprovides an enduring account of this massive enterprise. He is the author of STEEP ROCK - THE MEN AND THE MINES, a history of the discovery and development of Steep Rock iron Mines in northwestern Ontario, TWO GAELIC SOLDIERS, a history of the Taylor and Maguire families, THE PLAUNT FAMILY OF RENFREW - A HISTORY, the story of a Steep rock: the men and the mines book family in Renfrew County and Temiskaming, A PIONEER Author: Bruce W.

Taylor. Administrative history information was gathered from the following sources: Bruce Taylor, "Steep Rock, The Men and The Mines"; Pamphlet #65, Steep Rock Iron Mines Limited; Philip Smith,"Harvest from the Rock, A History of Mining in Ontario" Finding Aid An inventory is available for this fonds.

Created as an outcome of the Large Open Pit (LOP) project, an international research and technology transfer project on the stability of rock slopes in open pit mines, this book provides an up-to-date compendium of knowledge of the slope design processes that should be followed and the tools that are available to aid slope design practitioners.5/5(6).

“Right from his first involvement with Steep Rock, Hogarth was the dominant personality in the project,” wrote Bruce Taylor in his book Steep Rock: The Men and the Mines. “In spite of being in poor health in his later years, he was the driving force behind the Steep Rock project, and even at times from a hospital bed he dealt stubbornly and successfully with problem after problem.

B.J. Eyton, a Chief Chemist at Steep Rock Iron Mines, claimed that after the Chronical story was released many other Atikokan men began reporting sightings of unidentified crafts. Some saw "what appeared to be very small manlike figures on the craft, which fled at their approach.". This photo was taken beside the rec hall at Steep Rock Iron Mines.

Can you help to identify more people. (Revised Febru ) Old and New O'Brien Street Bridges, Thanks to Susan Bryk for this photo showing both bridges side-by-side, and a Legion parade crossing the river.

Tne new bridge was built in or Steep Rock Preserve 2 Tunnel Road, Washington Depot, CT The acre Steep Rock Preserve offers hiking trails which follow the river banks and provide access into the hillsides above.

Click Explore button below to learn more. Explore Preserve Trail Map Hiking & Riding We offer Steep rock: the men and the mines book trails designated for Hiking and Riding for adventurers of.

Men open gates, camera tilts as ore starts to run down chute. Tilt down rocks of Steep Rock mine ( feet below the level of a drained out lake) to steam shovels. Steam shovels at work. The Caland and Steep Rock Steep rock: the men and the mines book are about three kilometres north of Atikokan, Ont.

Two of the open pits, the Caland and Hogarth, require attention before water flows out of Steep rock: the men and the mines book former mining.

The president informed Badgley that the story was written by a Mine executive named Gordon Edwards (no relation to Frank), and that it was completely fictitious. According to the president, Edwards wrote the story for the amusement of his colleagues and the citizens of the Steep rock: the men and the mines book towns of Steep Rock Author: Hammerson Peters.

A long-closed open pit mine near Atikokan, Ont., will continue to see some activity, as the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) looks to stabilize and remediate the former Steep Rock.

He is the author of STEEP ROCK - THE MEN AND THE MINES, a history of the discovery and development of Steep Rock iron Mines in northwestern Ontario, TWO GAELIC SOLDIERS, a history of the Taylor and Maguire families, THE PLAUNT FAMILY OF RENFREW - A HISTORY, the story of a pioneer family in Renfrew County and Temiskaming, A PIONEER Author: Bruce W Taylor.

The dredging operations at both Steep Rock Iron Mines and Caland Ore Mine are featured and each end Steep rock: the men and the mines book anchored by miners to emphasize the role played by the people of the Diversion and Lake Removal projects. Click here for more mine-related artwork and photographs of large artifacts and mini-parks.

Also check out our "Headless Miners" page. It was a pretty lame answer but it was the best that could be given at the time. The Author's bibliography covers employment in Sheep Creek Gold Mines, Malartic Goldfields, Steep Rock Iron Mines, Rockiron, IMC, Cominco and Texasgulf Kidd Creek of a period of 35.

Summary/Description: A reader’s story appeared in a factory and house magazine, The Steep Rock Echo, edited Mr. Eyton for the Steep Rock Iron Company, Ontario, Canada, of September Its author claimed that in the dusk of July 2,he and his wife had drawn up their boat on the sandy beach of a tiny cove in Sawbill Bay, where they had gone fishing.

Beautifully engraved certificate from the McMillan Gold Mines, Limited issued in - This historic document was printed by the British American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it.

This item is hand signed by the Company’s President and. After the war a large water diversion project on the Seine River system was undertaken to enable the draining and dredging of Steep Rock lake in order to develop open-pit mining operations. Two large mines (Steep Rock Iron Mines and Caland Ore Co.) commenced operations in the late s and continued for more than 30 y: Canada.

Sona, V.A., Steep Rock Iron Mines, Dredging and Draining of Steep Rock Lake and some of the effects after 45 years. Proceedings of Tailings and Mine Waste ’02, Swets abnd Zeitlinger, ISBN 90 0. this has a nice summary of the.

Mining at the Steep Rock Iron Mines commenced in and ceased inand during the life of the mine 88 million tons of iron ore was mined.

In the mining company wished to abandon the mines and return the mining lease to the Province of Ontario (Crown). Prior to accepting the mining property. The Steep Rock Iron Mines at Atikokan, Ontario operated from to The iron ore was located at the bottom of Steep Rock Lake and water management was a key factor in developing the mines.

Open pit mining required a massive water diversion scheme, including the diversion of the Seine River, draining of Steep Rock Lake, and construction of various dams and other diversion structures. Steep Rock Iron Mines, Ltd., Atikokan, Ontario / SET OF 6 ITEMS: 1.

3 page itinerary of field trip guide 2. General description & history of the company 3. Colored schematic plan of project 4.

4 page geologic description of Steep Rock Group with ore analysis 5. Detailed geologic map with legend 6. Steep Rock Iron Mines, Ontario: Construction Workers, This National Film Board photo was taken from the collectionscanada website.

"Mrs. Sven Sorenson serving lunch to the construction men of Camp No. 6 during the construction of the Steep Rock open-face mine." Photographer is unknown; date is. But near steep rock, There. springlet arose, When in men sense got lost – Spring sobs the black rock, Near silent prisoner with beard Forges with hammer – and he said: in body For ever word – has itself happen.

I’m a priest poor mother. And he baptized the child with water – Again more one soul – And so stealthily he baptized. Jerome Clark indicates that a hoax about little men in UFOs originally appeared in the September/October issue of the "Steep Rock Echo", the mimeographed house organ of Steep Rock Iron Mines, Ltd., of Steep Rock Lake, Ontario, in the shape of a detailed letter to the editor by anonymous correspondent.

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Eaton says, "by my insistence that the headquarters of the Steep Rock company be located at the mines." He sees on-the-spot management, not just hard rock mining camps, as the key to lively and progressive communities in the Canadian North.

Flooded Pits at Steep Rock Iron Mine - Aug Steep Rock Iron Mine, Freeborn Township, Rainy River District, Ontario, Canada View of the Freeborn iron mining area, ca. Books similar to Deep Powder and Steep Rock: The Life of Mountain Guide Hans Gmoser Deep Powder and Steep Rock: The Life of Mountain Guide Hans Gmoser.

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The best part of the trip was the Green trail along the cheerful Shepaug River. The 4 mile hike took us approximately 2 hours. The GPS /5(30). Julian Cross, a mining professor and prospector, began drilling of Steep Rock Lake in Cross was looking for an iron-ore body.

Two years later he joined the financier Cyrus Eaton and together they formed the Steep Rock Iron Mines Ltd. which would be Atikokan’s major industry for the next 40 years.

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