Mining’s aerial pioneers (CIM Magazine)

By the end of the First World War, most of southern Canada had been connected by railway. But as mining companies began to explore mineral deposits on the Canadian Shield and into the Arctic, getting food, supplies and workers through the bush proved difficult. The railway didn’t extend that far north, and the difficult terrain was tough to navigate and even more difficult to survey.

That’s when bush planes and their pilots flew into the picture.

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  1. Matthew,

    Can you send grandma Arlene a full copy of this story?

    It currently cannot be viewed without signing into CIM….

    Love

    Papa

    On Wed., Apr. 29, 2020, 12:04 p.m. Matthew Coyte, wrote:

    > matthewcoyte posted: “By the end of the First World War, most of southern > Canada had been connected by railway. But as mining companies began to > explore mineral deposits on the Canadian Shield and into the Arctic, > getting food, supplies and workers through the bush proved diff” >

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