Bell Island No. 2 Mine Registered Heritage Structure

Wabana, NL

Registered Heritage Structure

Description

Bell Island No. 2 Mine is the site of an early twentieth century iron ore mine located in the community of Wabana, NL on Bell Island and also under the waters of Conception Bay. The designation is confined to the area defined by the entrance or collar of the mine at ground level, excluding any above-ground structures, to a depth along the Main Slope to Mine Level 23 at a distance of 650 feet from the collar, and extending on both sides of the main slope to a width of two “rooms”. It is accessed through an underground entranceway located in the basement of the Bell Island No. 2 Mine and Museum.

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