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2014.026.524 The ‘Novel Outing’ party pauses to inspect the world famous Nettie-L mine, August 28, 1900

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: 1900-08-28

: Greg Nesteroff

: Mattie Gunterman

: 1900s, Gunterman; Mattie, Gunterman; Will, Helms; A.J., Helms; Mrs., mining, Needham; Harry, and Nettie-L Mine

: Ferguson

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1 b/w photograph (27.9 cm x 21.6 cm)

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Mattie Gunterman photo of group visiting Nettie-L mine above Ferguson, 18 August 1900. Caption from Flapjacks and Photographs by Henri Robideau, p. 63 (Polestar, 1995): 'The Nettie-L was the Lardeau's most productive mine and was renowned for its galena and grey copper ore which was as beautiful to look at as it was valuable. Henry Needham had worked at this mine the winter before, preparing meals for 30 men.' L-R: Will Gunterman, Mrs. Helms, A.J. Helms, miner, miner, Mattie Gunterman, Harry Needham