Colonial American beverages Hot, non-alcoholic Coffee, tea and ore were popular non-alcoholic hot beverages during American Colonial times. These imports were expensive, but not beyond the reach of the average person.
A page about East Shore of Kootenay Lake, British Columbia, describing the history of its industry and society, its layout, accommodations, tourist attractions and recreation
Pioche & Pacific Railroad. With the prospect of the completion of direct railroad service to Bullionville and Pioche in late 1907, many of the mining properties in the two districts were undergoing a boom, including plans to treat and re-treat much of the earlier second-class ore that had been dumped on the ground as being too expensive to
The route of the Oregon Trail shown on a map of the western United States from Independence, Missouri (on the eastern end) to Oregon City, Oregon (on the western end)
The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899. Gold was discovered there by local miners on August 16, 1896, and, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.
The coastal walk follows the route of the original Iditarod National Historic Trail, used heavily from 1909 to the mid-1920s to support mining communities on Turnagain Arm with mail and supplies arriving at Sewards ice-free harbor by steamship.
FINNISH FOLKLORE AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE GREAT LAKES MINING REGION ORAL HISTORY PROJECT 1972-1978 (Funded
Mining: Mining, process of extracting useful minerals from the surface of the Earth, including the seas. A mineral, with a few exceptions, is an inorganic substance occurring in nature that has a definite chemical composition and distinctive physical properties or molecular structure.
Sturgeon Falls, ON, circa mid to late 1880s. Ref: A20856. CPR steam locomotive no.346 and freight train at Sturgeon Falls, Ontario.
A page about Crowsnest, Alberta, describing the history of its industry and society, its layout, accommodations, tourist attractions and recreation