Anyox


ANYOX was the site of a huge COPPER mine and SMELTER on Granby Bay near the head of OBSERVATORY INLET north of PRINCE RUPERT. The name comes from a TSIMSHIAN word for the bay. A townsite took shape after Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power Co began developing the copper deposits in 1912. At its peak the mine was one of the most productive in the British Empire and the town had a population of 2,700. Copper prices fell during the Depression and in 1935 the mine closed. In 1942 fire...

IF YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED ON KNOWBC, LOGIN NOW TO GET ACCESS TO THE FULL ARTICLE.

You may be able to read the full article for FREE if you belong to a BC library or a BC school.

  • Click here to see if your public or academic library subscribes on your behalf.
  • Click here to see if your school subscribes on your behalf.
  • Others can get an individual subscription to KnowBC by REGISTERING HERE.
  • Contact us at knowbc@harbourpublishing.com.