M&S Coal Mine Plans

Taylorton, Saskatchewan, Canada

Manitoba and Saskatchewan Coal Company Ltd.
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These are Strip Mine Plans from 1966-1970 era
Coal owned by CanPac Minerals Ltd. which was controlled by Canadian Pacific Investments Ltd., which of course is controlled by Canadian Pacific Ltd. of Montreal.
1972 Cominco Ltd. bought 40% of CanPac Minerals Ltd.
Cominco then managed CanPac and were responsible for the development and operation of the mining interests of CPI. CPI retained 60% ownership.

located on North 1/2 section 35, Township 1, Range 6, W2

M&S leased the Coal rights- Lease No 802

Drawings by C. B. Edwards, Apr 18, 1968

1968 test holes by F. G. Maynes

Some test holes, ca 1968 and 1970 Drilled by Maley

Mine Survey Map 1 .pdf

Mine Survey Map 2 .pdf

Mine Survey Map 3 .pdf

Mine Survey Map 4 .pdf

Mine Plan, Documents, and maps above, copied from Original Documents, held by Saskatchewan Government, Mines Branch, Regina,
Acquired by Richard (Dick) Wright, P. Eng, and contributed by Mr. Wright for viewing here.
He was assured they were Public Documents, and Web Use allowed.

Jan 1978
they were constructing a Bucyrus-Erie 70 yd dragline at the M&S mine.
It developed a 6ft hairline crack in the front girder of the deck.
Metallurgists were to examine the break.
I believe this was the Bienfait Badger Bucyrus-Erie 1570W

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