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Map and details of the Emerald Phosphate Mine - Buckingham.

From Geological Survey Guide Book No. 3, Excursions in the Neighbourhood of Montreal and Ottawa (XII 1913).

Ottawa Citizen 29 May 1889 All the phosphate mines are working with a full complement of men, the High Rock. The Emerald, Central Lake, Little Rapids and Canadian Phosphate Mines doing an especially satisfactory amount of work.  At the above mines an average between 170 and 200 men are employed.  The various steamers carrying the phosphate to Buckingham are busily employed, and owing to the increasing traffic, the C.P.R. has provided extra facilities for the transshipment of ore.--

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