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Men in the Mines

A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720-1992


"Waverly, gold-mining village"

"Between Lakes William & Thomas, Hx. Co., N.S. Photographed in 1866, five years after the discovery of gold there in Aug. 1861. View from Laidlaw's Hill, looking WSW." Crusher is seen on the shore of the lake, left side of image.

Date: 1866

Photographer: J.B. Leedham

Reference:   Nova Scotia Archives  Photo Collection: Places: Waverley: general view   /  negative N-214

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