The Society has erected new signs at its outdoor display area of the Giant Mine townsite. This permanent signage describes 28 individual pieces of mining machinery collected from around the NWT. Thanks to our members involved in the drafting of the signs, and Eddie Paul of Nextreme Construction for welding the plates onto the equipment. Funding for this project was courtesy of an NWT Parks and Recreation grant.
A sign describing in brief the geology of the Giant Mine/Baker Creek area has also been erected near the shore of Baker Creek, opposite of the old steam boiler plant at the Giant townsite. This sign was erected with funding from Nuna Logistics.
Check out our new signs and let us know what you think! Development of the outdoor display will continue in the fall and next summer. Email us your ideas on how to preserve and present the NWT's mining heritage!