CHARLES DOBIE : LOCAL HISTORY
KEARNS & VIRGINIATOWN, ONTARIO

Chesterville Gold Mines, July 29, 1939.

Photograph of officials at Chesterville Gold Mines

Left to right: Harvey Barkley, Don Cross, Arnott Johnston and John Barkley.


Clark Thompson says: "Harvey Barkley is the son of Wes Barkley, a partner in the Chesterville Larder Lake Gold Mine at Kearns Ontario. Don Cross married one of Wes Barkley's daughters. Arnott Johnston married the other Wes Barkley daughter and John Barkley is Wes Barkley's brother. The occasion is the pouring of the first gold brick at the Chesterville Mine refinery, July 29 1939."


Many thanks to Clark Thompson, Lloyd and Pat Hart, and Bonnie Devine for this photo.


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