Date: twentieth century
Credits: BAnQ Rouyn-Noranda, Xstrata Cuivre Canada funds, Fonderie Horne, Vavasour & Dick series. 08-Y,P123,S4,P1247.
When Edmund Horne prospected in the Rouyn township in the 1910s and in the beginning of the 1920s, there were neither roads nor railroads. The only way to access this area was by waterways and many long portages. Edmund Horne arrived in Rouyn travelling by canoe for kilometres and kilometres.