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  • Bell Island Iron Ore Mine – Bell Island Minequest

    Bell Island Iron Ore Mine – Bell Island Minequest

    Reports of iron ore on Bell Island go back to at least 1578, when a merchant from Bristol, England, reported finding iron deposits there In 1628, members of Sir John Guy’s colony in Cupids sent iron samples from Bell Island to England for analysis

  • Bell Island Minequest – 2016 Expedition

    Bell Island Minequest – 2016 Expedition

    The Bell Island Project, #minequest, or at least the 2016 phase of it, has essentially wrapped with most of our expectations met We set an ambitious list of goals and a couple of boxes remain unticked thanks to logistical, equipment, weather issues, but also simply being a victim of a short working schedule

  • History – Bell Island Minequest

    History – Bell Island Minequest

    Bell Island Iron Ore Mine History Reports of iron ore on Bell Island go back to at least 1578, when a merchant from Bristol, England, reported finding iron deposits there In 1628, members of Sir John Guy’s colony in Cupids sent iron samples from Bell Island to England for analysis

  • Bell Island – Bell Island Minequest - 2016 Expedition

    Bell Island – Bell Island Minequest - 2016 Expedition

    Bell Island is a Canadian island located off Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula in Conception Bay Measuring 9 km in length and 3 km in width, it has an area of 34 km² The subsurface is composed of Ordovician sandstone and shale with red hematite It was once the site of large iron ore mines

  • Project Scope – Bell Island Minequest

    Project Scope – Bell Island Minequest

    Bell Island Mine is an abandoned iron ore mine located in Conception Bay South,Newfoundland, Canada The mine was worked until the middle of the last century and now most of its several thousand metres of passages are flooded

  • Diving the Bell Island Iron Ore Mine in Newfoundland - YouTube

    Diving the Bell Island Iron Ore Mine in Newfoundland - YouTube

    11/07/2019 · Diving the Bell Island Iron Ore Mine (Mine Shaft #2) in Newfoundland

  • Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour - All You

    Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour - All You

    Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, Bell Island: See 436 reviews, articles, and 256 photos of Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, ranked No1 on TripAdvisor among 5 attractions in Bell Island

  • Bell Island #2 Mine Tour - YouTube

    Bell Island #2 Mine Tour - YouTube

    22/07/2018 · This video is about Untitled Project 120 year old train discovered underground old mine carts and lots more frozen treasures thawed out

  • Bell Island Mine Quest: Part III – Bell Island Minequest

    Bell Island Mine Quest: Part III – Bell Island Minequest

    by Robert Osbourne – Scuba Diver Life This is a unique expedition For the first time in 50 years, divers are exploring a flooded mine on Bell Island, Newfoundland

  • Bell Island Community Museum - No 2 Mine Tour

    Bell Island Community Museum - No 2 Mine Tour

    Bell Island #2 Mine and Community Museum 13 Compressor Hill, Bell Island, NL Hours of Operation: 10 AM to 6 PM daily June 1 to September 30 PLEASE NOTE: You are advised to wear a jacket or sweater and suitable footwear for the tour of the #2 Mine

  • Wabana Iron Ore Mines, Bell Island, NFLD, Canada | Haunt

    Wabana Iron Ore Mines, Bell Island, NFLD, Canada | Haunt

    15/08/2017 · I remember when Bell Island was a hub of activity In the summer months, my family and I would take day trips over on the car ferry and spend the day there, topping off our trip with a tour of the ore mines

  • Bell Island Mines and Museum - Review of Bell Island's

    Bell Island Mines and Museum - Review of Bell Island's

    17/07/2019 · Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour: Bell Island Mines and Museum - See 414 traveler reviews, 235 candid photos, and great deals for Bell Island, Canada, at TripAdvisor

  • Bell Island Mining History - virtualmuseumca

    Bell Island Mining History - virtualmuseumca

    By the time the last mine closed on Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador in 1966, 79 million tons of iron ore had been extracted and sold worldwide over the

  • Bell Island Mine Museum – Bell Island, Newfoundland and

    Bell Island Mine Museum – Bell Island, Newfoundland and

    Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador Bell Island Mine Museum This former iron ore mine comes alive with fascinating stories of its history

  • Visit Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour on

    Visit Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour on

    Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour is located in Bell Island Use our Bell Island trip app to arrange your visit to Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour and other attractions in Bell Island

  • About - Bell Island Community Museum

    About - Bell Island Community Museum

    At the Bell Island Community Museum & #2 Mine Tour you'll be greeted by local tour guides who will share our history and tell you amazing stories about our forefathers You'll be inspired by the tales of these hard working Bell Islanders who risked their lives to supply the world markets with iron ore

  • Bell Island mine collapse may be just a matter of time

    Bell Island mine collapse may be just a matter of time

    The island's iron ore mines closed in the 1960s (CBC) Young said the Bell Island mine is similar to the mining operation he worked with in Zambia, in central Africa 'First of all the

  • Wabana Mines, Bell Island, Conception Bay, Newfoundland

    Wabana Mines, Bell Island, Conception Bay, Newfoundland

    The mines operated for 71 years until competition from new producers who could mine iron ore less expensively gradually led to a decline in markets for Bell Island ore and to the eventual close of the mines in June 1966 Between 1895 and 1966, the Wabana Mines produced around 79 million tons of iron ore It is estimated that roughly four billion tons of ore remains in the mines

  • Bell Island Mining History - virtualmuseumca

    Bell Island Mining History - virtualmuseumca

    Bell Island Community Museum Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador Gallery Thumbnail Gallery Stories Contact Us Search

  • Bell Island (Newfoundland and Labrador) - Wikipedia

    Bell Island (Newfoundland and Labrador) - Wikipedia

    Being an underground operation, the Bell Island iron ore mine was extremely expensive to operate During the 1950s, some of the largest surface iron ore deposits in the world were discovered in northeastern Quebec and the western part of Labrador

  • 2017 MINEQUEST ADVENTURE - exposureexpeditions

    2017 MINEQUEST ADVENTURE - exposureexpeditions

    MINEQUEST ADVENTURE Dive into history in Newfoundland The destination is Bell Island, home to what was once the world’s largest iron ore mine

  • Historic Iron Ore Mine - Review of Bell Island's Mine

    Historic Iron Ore Mine - Review of Bell Island's Mine

    07/07/2019 · Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour: Historic Iron Ore Mine - See 399 traveler reviews, 230 candid photos, and great deals for Bell Island, Canada, at TripAdvisor

  • Iron and Rock - Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground

    Iron and Rock - Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground

    Did the tour for the first time today and was pleasantly surprised Brian, our tour guide, did an amazing stone portraying the rich history of the iron ore mines of Beautiful Bell Island

  • Bell Island Mine Wabana - heritagefoundationca

    Bell Island Mine Wabana - heritagefoundationca

    The Bell Island Number 2 Mine followed similar techniques in its mining process In In 1930 Wabana was considered the largest single deposit of iron ore in the world

  • Bell Island mine collapse may be just a matter of time

    Bell Island mine collapse may be just a matter of time

    The island's iron ore mines closed in the 1960s (CBC) Young said the Bell Island mine is similar to the mining operation he worked with in Zambia, in central Africa 'First of all the

  • Wabana Mines, Bell Island, Conception Bay, Newfoundland

    Wabana Mines, Bell Island, Conception Bay, Newfoundland

    The mines operated for 71 years until competition from new producers who could mine iron ore less expensively gradually led to a decline in markets for Bell Island ore and to the eventual close of the mines in June 1966 Between 1895 and 1966, the Wabana Mines produced around 79 million tons of iron ore It is estimated that roughly four billion tons of ore remains in the mines

  • Deep underground and back in time: a tour of the 'sacred

    Deep underground and back in time: a tour of the 'sacred

    BELL ISLAND, NL -- Alice Kennedy was well into her 70s before she ever stone the black, cold depths of the iron ore mine that sustained her family for generations

  • Plight of an iron ore miner - Bell Island's Mine Museum

    Plight of an iron ore miner - Bell Island's Mine Museum

    Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour: Plight of an iron ore miner - See 422 traveler reviews, 248 candid photos, and great deals for Bell Island, Canada, at TripAdvisor

  • The Geography and History of Bell Island Mine | IntoThePlanet

    The Geography and History of Bell Island Mine | IntoThePlanet

    Scotia opened the first mine on Bell Island in the summer of 1895 with local miners quarrying and hand-cobbing the ore from the lowermost of the three iron-rich beds In 1899, the Whitney Company (latterly called the Dominion Iron and Steel Corporation or Dosco) acquired the rights to the lower and upper beds on land, and 776 hectares of submarine claims to a distance of 16 kilometres from

  • The U-Boat Attacks on the Bell Island Ore Ships in 1942

    The U-Boat Attacks on the Bell Island Ore Ships in 1942

    During the Second World War, the mines on Bell Island supplied iron ore to Cape Breton's steel mills, accounting for one third of Canada's steel production If Germany interrupted this flow of ore, even temporarily, Canada's war output could be seriously affected

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