Date: circa 1926-1927
Credits: BAnQ Rouyn-Noranda, Xstrata Cuivre Canada funds, Fonderie Horne, Vavasour & Dick series. 08-Y,P123,S1,P411.
In underground mines, it is necessary to dig shafts and to build a headframe for easy transportation of workers, materials and ores to the surface. This photograph from 1926 or 1927 shows one of the two shafts for underground operations that were built by Noranda Mines in 1925.