Geographic Feature: Powne Mine


(1933 – 1935) The Powne mine had an excellent quality of coal and was mined by the Powne family for at least two seasons.


(1932 – 1943) The two most successful coal mines in Manitoba were located only a stone's throw away from one another.
(1883 – 1908 and 1931 – 1943) A series of coal mines opened and closed on the slopes of Turtle Mountain, at times providing an economic boost when the area needed it most.