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Midland # 2 Mine (Mercury Mine), Newcastle Mine, Alberta, Canada

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A coal mine that was operational from 1925 to 1959. The mine was located a few kilometers north west of Drumheller. This was one of the largest coal mines in the area. Operation of the mine begun by newly spawned company Mercury Collieries, which was later renamed the Midland Coal Mining Limited. This company was started by Seneca L. McMullan, one of the founder of the coal industry in Alberta. The mine is no longer present, & is a park. No collecting & artifact removal allowed. The site can we visited for historical purposes.

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Drumheller Historical Society.
Collection of Michal Adamowicz.

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