On February 1st, Walt and Ryan headed out to Giant Mine with a structural engineer with AD Williams Engineering Incorporated to perform a preliminary assessment on the three buildings of highest priority at the site of our future museum. These were the Warehouse/Commissary, Rec-Hall, and Powerhouse/Hoist room.» more
Happy New Year! Our group met mid month to start planning the upcoming year. Once we had got our financial dealings out of the way, we discussed our future plans. Again, we discussed the options for fixing the buildings at Giant.» more
December was one the quitest months for our group. Tis' the holiday season, afterall!
The only thing worth mentioning is that the web-page underwent re-designing during the month by Ryan Silke. By the New Year, the new page should be uploaded to our domain server. We hope the new design will please visitors.» more
November was an exciting month for our group as it would prove to be our first step towards major fundraising.
As previously planned, we would sell our headframe mugs and heritage calendars at the 2001 Geosciene Forum. We would also do the coat check service at the Capitol Theatre and receive a percentage of the registration profits from the Forum organizers.» more
The month was that of change and progress for the group, as new members joined and old ones left.
The group was given a key the Commissary at Giant Mine and we now have free access to the building. Thanks to Miramar Giant Mines Limited for that! The building will be used as a warehouse for the artifacts we have collected.» more
With everyone's fall schedules and the summer season coming to a close end, September was relatively quiet with the heritage group. Spirit YK member Walt Humphries and Ryan Silke spent a morning in Old Town going through an old shed once belonging to diamond driller John Larson, who passed away about ten years ago. And, oh boy, what a treasure trove!» more