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Cobalt in 1900

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Linen Postcard Dafoe Hospital for Dionne Quintuplets Callander, ON Canada Ontario Canadian History, Geography, Canada Ontario, Cabin, House Styles, Cobalt, Boudoir, Organizing, Temple

Dafoe Hospital for Dionne Quintuplets

Linen Postcard Dafoe Hospital for Dionne Quintuplets Callander, ON Canada Ontario

This article is a great resource for travel to Cobalt, Ontario, Haileybury and Lake Temiskaming, a former silver mining area in northern Ontario. Prospect Street, World Leaders, Cobalt, Ontario, Toronto, To Go, Canada, London, Places

Something strange is going on in Cobalt, Ontario - Wandering Carol

This article is a great resource for travel to Cobalt, Ontario, Haileybury and Lake Temiskaming, a former silver mining area in northern Ontario.

A photograph of the McKinley Darragh Mine, located beside Cobalt Lake. Like many mine, it pumped if waste water into the lake, causing contamination and a build up of debris. Ghost Towns, Public Health, View Image, Small Towns, Cobalt, Ontario, Discovery, Paris Skyline, Abandoned

McKinley Darragh Mine near Cobalt - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.

A postcard showing a black and white image of Prospect Street in Cobalt, ca. Prospect Street, Canadian History, O Canada, White Image, Hand Coloring, View Image, Cobalt, Ontario, Places To Visit

A postcard with the same image that is hand-coloured. This postcard presents a good example of artistic license, as it is unlikely that the tents in the background would have been striped. - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.

A postcard depicting Cobalt Public School with a much more vivid colouring - The Cobalt Adventure Public Health, Public School, View Image, Small Towns, Cobalt, Vivid Colors, Ontario, Adventure, Colouring

A postcard depicting Cobalt Public School with a much more vivid colouring - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.

In my travels along Highway 11 I’ve noticed that some towns are: really quaint (Earlton) super tidy ( Flannel Shirt, Cobalt, Ontario, Songs, City, Photography, Photograph, Fotografie, Cities

Cobalt

In my travels along Highway 11 I’ve noticed that some towns are: really quaint (Earlton) super tidy (

A photograph of Nurse Annie Saunders and another woman walking down a wooden sidewalk on Argentite street in Cobalt. View Image, Nurses, Small Towns, Cobalt, Ontario, Annie, Sidewalk, Photograph, Walking

Two Nurses on Argentite Street. The one of the left is likely Annie Saunders. 1906 - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.

Cobalt: Canada’s Forgotten Silver Boom Town has been written by Dr. Silver Value, History Books, Historian, Geology, Cobalt, Boom Town, It Works, Campaign, Castle

Crowdfunding campaign to fund Cobalt history book

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to fund a new history book about the Town of Cobalt — and raise the community's profile in the process.

A photograph of two women sitting in a cart pulled by two dogs. Two Dogs, View Image, Cobalt, Ontario, Photograph, Adventure, Women, Photography, Photographs

Women with cart pulled by dogs - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.

A photograph showing an ambulance outside of the Red Cross Hospital. Hospital staff are standing on the porch. Family Roots, Red Cross, Ambulance, View Image, Small Towns, Cobalt, Porch, Photograph, Adventure

The Red Cross Hospital in Cobalt - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.

Nurse Annie Saunders in hospital ward - Courtesy of the Archives of Ontario. - The Cobalt Adventure Family Roots, Cobalt, Ontario, Annie, Photograph, Adventure, Home, Photography, Ad Home

Nurse Annie Saunders in hospital ward - Courtesy of the Archives of Ontario. - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.

Lake Timiskaming, Temiskaming Shores Picture: L. Temiskaming from Devil's Rock - Check out Tripadvisor members' 493 candid photos and videos of Lake Timiskaming Cobalt, Ontario, Devil, Trip Advisor, Fields, Rock, Photo And Video, Water, Pictures

L. Temiskaming from Devil's Rock - Picture of Lake Timiskaming, Temiskaming Shores - Tripadvisor

Lake Timiskaming, Temiskaming Shores Picture: L. Temiskaming from Devil's Rock - Check out Tripadvisor members' 21 candid photos and videos of Lake Timiskaming

A photograph of a typical street in Cobalt from There is a bakery on the street and rubbish along the path. View Image, Small Towns, Cobalt, Paths, Bakery, Photograph, Adventure, Street, Art

A bakery on a street in Cobalt, 1904 - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.

A photograph of Nurse Annie Saunders at work at her desk. View Image, Small Towns, Cobalt, Ontario, Annie, Photograph, Desk, Adventure, Photography

Nurse Saunders at work at her desk, ca. 190? - Courtesy of the Archives of Ontario - The Cobalt Adventure

The discovery of silver in northern Ontario lead to the birth of the town of Cobalt, probably one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small town, issues of poverty, public health and labour unrest competed with the more glamorous stories of fabulous wealth. The explosive growth of Cobalt brought excitement, innovation, and a host of social problems to the otherwise conservative province of Ontario.