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Dump Trucks loading rocksalt in the Sifto Salt mine at Goderich; Ontario; had to be taken apart to be lowered into the mine; then re-assembled. Each night; at the end of six tunnels; 12 feet of salt is blasted loose; to be loaded the next day. Machine shops and even a huge crushing mill are located in the mine; 1;800 feet beneath Lake Huron. Open in full size

Dump Trucks loading rocksalt in the Sifto Salt mine at Goderich; Ontario; had to be taken apart to be lowered into the mine; then re-assembled. Each night; at the end of six tunnels; 12 feet of salt is blasted loose; to be loaded the next day. Machine shops and even a huge crushing mill are located in the mine; 1;800 feet beneath Lake Huron.

Picture, 1977, English

Dump Trucks loading rocksalt in the Sifto Salt mine at Goderich; Ontario; had to be taken apart to be lowered into the mine; then re-assembled. Each night; at the end of six tunnels; 12 feet of salt is blasted loose; to be loaded the next day. Machine shops and even a huge crushing mill are located in the mine; 1;800 feet beneath Lake Huron.

Picture, 1977, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Mines and Mining - Salt

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0009561f