This photo journal, the first in my recent BC series, features photos taken at this mine museum on my recent trip to BC to visit my sister in Langley. One of our excursions was to this mine museum.
The Britannia Mine opened in 1904 & closed 70 years later in 1974. The mine was once the biggest producer of copper in Canada and the British Commonwealth. At one point, the mine produced 17% of the worlds copper. On the negative side, the mine was one of North Americas largest sources of heavy metal pollution which