Kerr-Addison Gold Mines, Ontario,
Visit of Ontario Minister of Mines, 1955
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Ontario Minister of Mines, the Hon. Phillip T. Kelly and members of the Ontario government committee on mining
visited surface installations of the Kerr-Addison mine in Virginiatown yesterday. They were conducted through
the mine by members of the staff, and workings of the gigantic installations were explained to them in detail.
Above: J.W. Spooner, centre, chairman of the committee, is shown the control station of the high pressure
boiler at the Kerr-Addison mill by Leon Reichmanis, right, and John Nixon. Below: N.B. Buchanan, left,
minister of lands and mines for New Brunswick, talks to G. Hawkes, mill superintendent at the
Kerr-Addison mine and to V. Slater, chairman of the improvement district of McGarry. (Staff Photos)
Kerr-Addison's new power plant and roasting plant facility. Photo was taken about 1960.
Leo Reichmanis on a recent visit to Virginiatown.
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