Loading iron ore at Bell Island, ca. 1930.
Loading iron ore at Bell Island, ca. 1930

An unidentified vessel receives a shipment of iron ore at Bell Island’s Scotia Pier. In 1929-30, mining and forest products accounted for approximately 55 per cent of Newfoundland and Labrador’s exports, while fish accounted for about 43 per cent.

Photographer: S.H. Parsons. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (Coll. 137 10.13.001), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.
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