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Men in the Mines

A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720-1992


Nova Scotia Mine Fatalities, 1838-1992

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Name Date Cause Mine County Type
Cameron, John 2 1895-07-08 Cut by piece of stone from roof International Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McLain, Hector 2 1895-10-26 Fall of roof coal Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Matheson, Hugh Thomas 2 1895-08-31 Taking down top coal Springhill No. 1 Cumberland County Coal
Gualtieri, Natali 2 1895-01-16 Fall from roof Springhill No. 1 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Milburn, William 2 1895-10-08 Thrown from cage Springhill No. 1 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Horone, William 2 1895-02-26 Fall from roof Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Cathcart, James 2 1896-07-20 Fall of coal while loading Bridgeport Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Ferguson, Allen 2 1896-06-22 Struck by part of junk while loading Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Hoskings, Samuel 3 1896-04-18 Delayed explosion of dynamite Crow's Nest Mine Guysborough County Gold
Worth, John 3 1896-04-10 Fall of rock Goldenville, Springfield Mine Guysborough County Gold
McKinnon, Hector 2 1896-09-21 Fall of coal from pillar Hub Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McLennan, Philip 2 1896-07-10 Fall of roof coal while loading Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Gallant, Lawrence 2 1896-02-24 Runaway in slope Springhill No. 3 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Robertson, Robert 2 1896-05-08 Walked in under cage Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Sutherland, Evan 3 1897 Fall of clay from the roof Bridgeville, Pictou Charcoal Iron Mining Co. Pictou County Gypsum
Spencer, William 2 1897-04-09 Burned by compressed powder Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Breen, Michael 2 1897-12-02 Struck on head by piece of rock Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Murchie, B. 3 1897-09 Killed by the tub falling down the shaft Malaga Lake (McLeod Lead) Queens County Gold
Lund, John 2 1897-05-05 Caught between coal box and pillar Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Ferguson, James A. 2 1897-12-08 Fall of roof while opening no.1 slope Springhill No. 1 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Burrows, John 2 1897-05-29 Fall of roof stone on new balance no.9 Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Cunningham, William M. 2 1897-09-28 Fall of rock on main level Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Chapman, George T. 18 1897-08-27 Springhill Surface Cumberland County Coal
Boutilier, John 2 1897-12-10 Fall of roof stone Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
McPherson, James 2 1897-08-03 Struck by falling piece of coal Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Crowly, Eli 2 1898-08-29 Fall of roof stone Bridgeport Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Hilliar, Joseph 2 1898-10-22 Fall of coal from face of room Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McNeil, Fred 2 1898-06-16 Fall of loose coal Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Breen, Michael 15 1898-01 Fall of rock Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Darrah, Andrew 2 1898-02-21 Fall of top coal at working face Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Simpson, Robert 2 1898-02-21 Fall of top coal at working face Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Wilson, David 2 1898-04-11 Struck by prop Drummond No. 4 Slope Pictou County Coal
Spencer, Edward 3 1898-07-25 Accidental explosion of dynamite Dufferin Mine Halifax County Gold
Lefavour, Emil 2 1898-02-17 Struck by cage loaded with box of stone Joggins No. 3 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Boyer, Clarence 3 1898-09-12 Accidental explosion of dynamite Malaga Mines Queens County Gold
Devaney, Robert 3 1898-09-12 Accidental explosion of dynamite Malaga Mines Queens County Gold
Mitchell, James 3 1898 Fall down shaft or drowning Montague Halifax County Gold
Boran, John 2 1898-05-12 Fall of stone from roof in workplace Springhill No. 3 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Fraser, William K. 18 1898-08-05 Springhill Surface Cumberland County Coal
McDonald, John W. 2 1898-06-03 Caught between full trip and prop Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Mclntosh, Dan 2 1898-09-02 Fell under trip whilst trying to get on for a ride Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
McKay, Donald 2 1898-03-05 Fall of coal from working face Third Seam Mine Pictou County Coal
Williamson, Samuel 2 1898-10-08 Fatally injured about the neck Third Seam Mine Pictou County Coal
Doyle, John 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Doyle, John Jr. 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Grant, Albert 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Johnstone, Thomas 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Martin, Donald 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McAuly, Malcolm 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McCormick, Stephen 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal


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