NWT Mining Heritage Society

The highway finally connected Yellowknife to the outside world in 1960. Prior to this historic event, all transportation to the city was by airplane, barge traffic in the summer, and ice road freighting in the winter.

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Friday, Sep 11th, 2020

In this issue: Annual General Meeting - Beer Barge Products - Summer Renovation Work - Giant Mine Remediation Update - Acquisitions and Donations - Down Memory Lane

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Monday, Jun 29th, 2020

The Outdoor Mining Display at Giant Mine serves interpretive learning opportunities along with a great backdrop for professional photography and video!

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Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

In this issue: Beer Barge Cancelled - Giant Mine Remediation Project - Summer Renovations - Donations - Back Bay Cemetery

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