Miners at Albert Mines, Hillsborough, Albert County, New Brunswick

Black and white photograph of men with picks and shovels and loaded wagon of albertite

photograph: Miners at Albert Mines, Hillsborough, Albert County, New Brunswick, c. 1870. The bitumen called albertite created the mining community of Albert Mines. In the 1870s it was a busy community with mine shafts, a church, and houses for employees. Today all that remains are crumbling foundations.

Unknown
Collection of the New Brunswick Museum
c. 1870
Albert Mines, New Brunswick, CANADA
silver print
10.4 x 46 cm
X11628
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