Gold Mining and Milling in the Sherbrooke Gold District 1861-1906


KUUSISTO, Kathy Moggridge. Gold Mining and Milling in the Sherbrooke Gold District 1861-1906. Researched and written by Kathy Moggridge Kuusisto. Sherbrooke, N.S.: Sherbrooke Village Restoration Project / Nova Scotia Museum Complex, n.d. [ca 1979 : Preface dated December 1978]. Pp (6),3-169,(1). Illustrated. 4to, black plastic comb bound, illustrated orange card covers, lettered in black. Nova Scotia Museum Complex Curatorial Report Number 58. Contents : 1. Introductory Summary. 2. An Overview of Gold Mining in the Sherbrooke Gold District, 1861-1906. 3. Phase One, 1861-1872: The First Eleven Years. 3.1. Discovery, Exploration and Development. 3.2. Gold Mining Technology and Methods. 3.3. Gold Milling Technology and Methods. 4. Phase Two, 1873-1893: Goldenville - The Interim Period. 5. Phase Three, 1894-1906: The Return of Capital and an Improved Science and Technology. 5.1. The Return of Capital and an Improved Science and Technology. 5.2. Underground Development. 5.2.1. The Mine Shaft. 5.2.2. Drilling and Blasting the Mine. 5.3. Surface Buildings. 5.3.1 The Shaft House. 5.3.2. Other Surface Structures. 5.4. The Stamp Mill. 5.4.1. The Building. 5.4.2. Arrangement of Milling Gear. 5.4.3. The Stairp Mill. 5.4.4. Amalgamation. 5.4.5. Cleaning Up the Mill. 5.4.6. Concentration. 6. Sherbrooke Village and A Gold Mining Exhibit. 6.1. Potential Themes and Exhibits. 6.2. Artifacts. 6..2.1. In the Collection. 6.2.2. Additional Requirements (A Partial List). 6.3. Resource People . 7. List of Illustrations, Descriptions and Negative Nunbers. 8. Bibliography. With 79 illustrations including : Royal Oak Pit, c.1861; Goldenville, 1869; Propecting Shafts, Mount Uniacke; Shaft structures, Bluenose Milling Co., 1897; Ore being loaded into ore car, 1904; etc. Sticker ghost to front cover, some edgewear, else very good. 150.00

Title: Gold Mining and Milling in the Sherbrooke Gold District 1861-1906

Author Name: KUUSISTO, Kathy Moggridge Nova Scotia Museum Complex Curatorial Report Number 58

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Publisher: Nova Scotia Museum Complex, 1979,:

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Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA GEOLOGY CANADA GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY GOLD MINING HISTORY GOLDENVILLE MINES CANADIAN GEOLOGICAL,