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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Monday, Oct 1st, 2018

Annual General Meeting - 10th annual Beer Barge was a Success - Summer Work Parties - Museum Construction Completed

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Friday, Sep 28th, 2018

Construction and repairs to the Giant Mine recreation hall are underway in July, August, and September 2018. Crews with Paul Brothers Nextreme Inc have been busy removing hazardous waste and framing new exterior walls. By the end of the summer, the building will have new windows, doors, and siding. This is an important phase of construction for the proposed museum facility.

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Tuesday, Mar 6th, 2018

In this issue: New Logo - Society Launch - Long John Jamboree Photo Booth - Museum Project Renovations 

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