These are photos recovered from the wayback machine archive of this original website.
Smith’s Cove with beach intact and two original Oaks easily seen on the point. (MacAskill photo)
The so called “James Martin” coin. This coin was supposedly found on Oak Island back in the sixties by an English man with a metal detector. (Photo courtesy of Mr. Martin’s son).
Henry and Sophia Sellars and an unidentified child possibly on Oak Island. Mrs. Sellars accidentally discovered the so called Cave In Pit when she and her Oxen fill into it in 1878. (Photo courtesy of the Corkum family)
Robert Dunfield (left) talks to Marshall Hiltz (right) at the island end of the causeway to Oak Island. Just a few months previous, Marshall lost his son Cyril when he and three others died in what became known as the Restall tragedy. (Newspaper picture, photographer unknown)
This trolley devise was used to transport excavated materials from Borehole 10X project to it’s final destination, the cave in pit. (Photo by Danny Hennigar)
Dan Henskee works on a tool just outside his quarters on Oak Island. To his left is the famous Borehole 10X. (photo by Danny Hennigar)
Borehole 10X being excavated from a 27″ in diameter drill hole to a shaft eight feet in diameter. The hole has ended at 181 feet and is anchored on bedrock, 54 feet to target depth. (photo by Danny Hennigar)
Robert Restall shows off some china he found while excavating on Oak Island to members of the Corkum family of Chester Basin, Nova Scotia. (Photo courtesy of the Corkum family)
Items recovered from Oak Island deep in the ground. Top to bottom, pieces of chain, bits of metal with cement attached, and hand forged “wire”. (Photo courtesy of Robert Frame)
Foot Stone (cone E) of Nolan’s Cross on Oak Island. The Cross is 867 long and each arm is 360 feet long, what is it? No one knows for sure. (Photo courtesy of Robert Frame)
Looking down Borehole 10X. This is where famous pictures of what appear to be human remains and tools have been taken at 235 feet. (photo courtesy of Robert Frame)
Danny Hennigar (OITS member) on the left and Treasure Hunter Dan Blankenship discuss Smith’s Cove on a rainy day. (photo courtesy of Robert Frame)
High aerial shot of the island in 1955, note there is no causeway. Mines and Resources photo.
Flying over the Chappell works in 1931. Energy, Mines and Resources photo.
August 1931 photo of Smith’s Cove, the Chappell expedition. Note piles of lumber on beach. Energy, Mines and resources photo.
Business man Bill Sobey, a Triton Investor on Oak Island 1971. D’Arcy O’Connor Photo.
President of Triton, David Tobias enjoying a cigar upon completion of the Triton Shaft 1974. D’Arcy O’Connor photo
Dr. Barrel Ruth, in a 1950 photo, was the first to propose that Shakespeare’s lost manuscripts were buried under Oak Island. D’Arcy O’Connor photo
Wrought iron scissors found at Smith’s Cove in 1967 beneath what is believed to be part of a man-made flooding system. The Smithsonian Institute has identified them as typical of Spanish-American manufacture prior to the mid 19th century. D’Arcy O’Connor Photo.
Bits of wood and hard brick like material brought up from cavity located 30 feet below bedrock (at 196 drill feet) in borehole #9. This wood has been carbon dated at A.D. 1585 + or – 85 years. D’Arcy O’Connor photo
The Restall’s enjoying a family meal in their small cabin on Oak Island, 1963. D’Arcy O’Connor Photo
Clamshell at work on the Money Pit, part of the Bowdoin expedition, early 1900’s. Compliments of the Roosevelt Library.
Mildred Restall in front of a huge Rose bush on the beach at Smith’s Cove with the beloved Family Dog Carney. Photo from the Restall family.
Mr Fred Nolan. Long time treasure hunter and Oak Island land owner. Ty Grevatt photo.